Quantcast
AlleyWatch Daily Pulse Email   

AlleyWatch

AlleyWatch is the destination for startup news; opinions and reviews; investment and product information; events reported, experienced, seen, heard and overheard here in New York. But it’s who we are that’s makes us different: we’re the writers and the entrepreneurs; the investors and the mentors; the lawyers and the marketers; the realtors and the recruiters – the people who work in the industry.

Connect with AlleyWatch



wir.002
#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space.  We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week including the fundings, exits,...
SIDEPROJECTS
#NYCTech - It starts as SideProjects, a revolutionary new way to detect human movements across different platforms and devices. Based solely on the motion sensor devices in the phones themselves. It’s motion detection for everyone – and...
SKETCH FACTOR
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, SketchFactor is an app that will let you know the ‘”relative sketchiness” (weird/cool factor, too!) of a neighborhood.  You will no longer feel the threat of being mugged or stabbed with this...
Screenshot 2014-08-22 15.25.46
Cool Tech - Can a bracelet that charges your phone also be stylish? James Kerman, founder and CEO of QDesigns, shows Tanya Rivero how the Q Bracelet...
BUNDLE_ORGANICS
#NYCTech - People have discovered juicing, to the point where the verb has practically taken on a new meaning, like the ‘parenting’ itself. Still, the truth is, we’ve been drinking juice since we were kids. Bundle Organics is something...
Screenshot 2014-08-21 03.28.35
Tech - Nicholas Felton, an information designer who used to work at Facebook, has tracked almost every aspect of his life, from the miles he’s walked to the average length of his personal conversations.
the complete guide to vc firms in nyc images.002
#NYCTech - Some of them want to see traction. Some will invest on blind faith. Still others won’t look at more than a one-page elevator pitch. Many are founders themselves, but no matter what their preferences, one thing is certain: every...
Screenshot 2014-08-21 02.56.21
Tech - You probably Google many things everyday, including yourself. But for the 10th anniversary of the tech giant's IPO, Tanya Rivero has five things you...
ohmconnect
#NYCTech - Ohmconnect is the platform that pays you to save on your own electricity bills.  You heard that correctly: they pay you to save money! Taking advantage of the IoT, their software is integrated with a number of smart devices already,...
CULTURE ISLAND
#NYCTech - Manhattan. Staten Island. Long Island. New York is a series of islands and each has its own unique culture. While Manhattan may be a world unto itself, Governors Island is a whole different thing. Only 400 meters south of Manhattan...
Screenshot 2014-08-19 20.47.18
Advice - One Kings Lane co-founders Susan Feldman and Alison Pincus talk to Kathryn Eisman about how to create a successful startup online.
Screenshot 2014-08-19 20.38.05
Tech - When Google went public 10 years ago, co-founder Larry Page said he wanted to get his search engine’s users “out of Google and to the right...
SAILO
#NYCTech - It was only a matter of time before boating became part of the sharing economy. Now Sailo has made it an idea whose time has come. Enough of this cruise around Manhattan and three-hour tour schwa. Sailo let’s you rent your own...
15 people need to knwo about in nyc advertising
#NYCTech - New York is an advertising town. Always has been, and the way that the AdTech companies here are changing up the game, it may well always will be. And lest we forget, a number of the New York based adtech pioneers of the Web 1.0...
GAMEPLAN
#NYCTech - You know construction. If something can go wrong, it will go wrong. It’s no wonder: with all of the moving parts, vendors and workers working from different locations and on different part of the projects, how do you keep it all...
Screenshot 2014-08-18 19.14.26
Cool Tech - IBM has developed a microchip that simulates functions of neurons, synapses and other features of the brain to perform calculations.

You are seconds away from signing up for the hottest list in Silicon Alley!

Don't miss any of the stories shaping entrepreneurship. Sign up today.