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Going Against the Flow: Soraya Darabi, CEO and Cofounder of Zady

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.20.2014 | Style
Charu Sharma

Soraya Darabi is the co-founder of Zady, a mission-driven brand described best as "The Whole Foods of Fashion."

Going Against the Flow: Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor and Blogger at Gotham Gal

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Charu Sharma

Entrepreneurship comes from within and that is why there are so many serial entrepreneurs. There is a fire in their belly, a passion for what they do.

New York vs. Silicon Valley: What Are the Cultural Differences?

Quora | Posted 10.14.2014 | New York
Quora

I always say in brief: "New York is for the very young and very rich."

Peter S. Goodman

Silicon Forest: Portland's New Startup Scene

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Until they moved into their office on the ground floor of a former factory in an industrial zone known as Produce Row, the four foun...

Backwards TVs, Harmonized Commutes

Tim Devane | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology
Tim Devane

My roommates and I are reorganizing some stuff in our apartment as some people are moving out. While we moved our TV yesterday, the mass of cords and boxes required to make it all work struck me as absurd.

Techie's Dilemma: Silicon Valley vs. New York

Ben Cole | Posted 04.24.2013 | Technology
Ben Cole

Still, the Valley remains the center of the technological world. In my judgment, for mainstream startups, there's only one place to rival it: the center of the rest of the world: New York City.

In New York, Tech's Rising Tide Raises All Boats

Zach Cutler | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York
Zach Cutler

After Silicon Valley, few cities know the benefits of the tech boom better than New York. "Silicon Alley" is now home to hundreds of tech startups, helping to diversify an economy that for many years was undeniably reliant on Wall Street's might.

NYC Neighborhood Gets Free Public Wi-Fi

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Google said Tuesday it is teaming up with a New York City neighborhood business group to provide the company's first urban Wi-Fi network. ...

New York's Techies Work -- Rain, Sleet Or Shine

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 12.30.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's bustling technology scene, known as Silicon Alley, was not spared by Hurricane Sandy, which knocked out power lines,...

New York vs. Silicon Valley

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.21.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's mayor has made no secret of his quest to have the Big Apple rival Silicon Valley as a high-tech hub. The c...

Tech's 9 Biggest Party Boys

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.26.2012 | Small Business

More than a decade later, Internet entrepreneurs are still partying like it's 1999. Benders in the Hamptons, yachting in the Caribbean, $130,000 ba...

The Top States For Female Entrepreneurs

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman and Drew Guarini | Posted 07.18.2012 | Small Business

It's raining women -- entrepreneurs, that is. Across America, the number of women-owned businesses is multiplying at a faster rate than the number ...

Why We Chose Silicon Alley Over the Valley

Emmanuel Schalit | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Emmanuel Schalit

When our start-up, Dashlane, started working on building our product in Paris, we knew that our success or failure would be decided in the United Stat...

Take That, Silicon Valley!

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.13.2012 | Small Business

Another win for Silicon Alley. Women are twice as likely to start new companies in New York than they are in Silicon Valley, America's largest startup...

Facebook Announcement Signals the Age of Discovery

Garren Givens | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology
Garren Givens

Discovery has been a feature of the Internet for a long time, but there's an important difference between "today's most-emailed stories" and content that relates to the stories I've read, liked, or reviewed. This is discovery based on me.

Amy Lee

At Brooklyn Law, A Tech-Focused Clinic Helps Startups Off The Ground

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Jonathan Askin is sporting a long faux-leather trench coat and a shaved head as he enters his first tech meet-up of the night. On the seco...

Are You NYC's First Chief Digital Officer?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

New York is looking for a world class Chief Digital Officer, and that has created an obvious question -- what is the role of CDO, and who is the right...

Silicon Alley, New York's Quietly Thriving Industry

Silicon Alley High | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Silicon Alley is probably better off today than at any time in its short life. Innovation has shifted from chips and hardware to software and design a...

"Alley" No More! NY Internet Biz bursts out of the Tech Ghetto

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Back in the day -- it was known as New York's Silicon Alley. But if Internet Week '09 taught us one thing -- the "Alley" is a thing of the past.

The Layoffs Will Be Blogged

New York Times | CLAIRE CAIN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- During past downturns, layoffs were mostly a private affair. Big companies tended to issue vague press releases filled with jargon ab...

Google May Walk Away From Yahoo Deal: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer October 31, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Google may back out of its proposed search ads deal with Yahoo. The deal, which has been held up in regulatory scrutiny for months, has faced increa...

Is Tech Dead In Chicago?

Brad Spirrison and Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison and Howard Wolinsky

Chicago will never and should never try to compare itself to Silicon Valley, Seattle or any of the other alleged "tech centers" throughout North America. The city's diversified economy is comprised of a completely different kind of DNA.