Quantcast
AlleyWatch Daily Pulse Email   

Mark Michael Stephens

Mark Michael Stephens is a professional writer specializing in pop culture, technology, human rights, and trends.  Mark has contributed to numerous publications and is honing a novel on growing up in Nevada.  He has a BA with Honors from The New School and lives in Manhattan.

Connect with Mark



photo 5
AlleyTalk - The meeting of fashion and tech came to water on Chelsea Piers as innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, designers, visionaries, and CEOs gathered for Fashion Tech Forum to discuss their insights, predictions, and philosophies on...
photo 3
AlleyTalk - “The things that made you successful in the past, don’t always make you successful in the future,” said Squarespace Founder and CEO Anthony Casalena to a packed room at StartUp Grind NY’s monthly fireside chat. The web...
BlYRYtbCMAA2vXm
AlleyTalk - Lisa Hyman, Senior Vice President of Lead Dog Marketing moderated another great fireside chat at the Lafayette outpost of We Work Lounge in lower Manhattan.  Ryan Harwood, CEO of Pure Wow, was in the hot seat to discuss his...
SpencerKohn_FFCNYC-682
#NYCTech - Open Source Fashion (OSF) held its semi-annual Freestyle Fashion Conference late March in Maxwell Hall at Lim College.  It was hosted by Pavan Bahl. The day comprised of forty-five minute sessions over a span of several hours and...
Start Up Grind Pic
Advice - Startup Grind held its monthly event mid-February with Brian Park as moderator and Jeff Pulver, co-founder of Vonage, and founder of ViVox, the VON coalition, and most recently, Zula, as his guest. Introduced this past July, Zula...
photo 4
AlleyTalk - Wantering hosted a Fashion Loves Tumblr event at The Projective Space on Manhattan’s lower east side.  James Cury, Web Director of Details Magazine; Grace Atwood, Director of Social Media at Bauble Bar; Jessica Conaster, Social...
photo 4
AlleyTalk - Light Speed conducted its winter summit in Dumbo recently. Peter Verkooijen of Social Retail Forum hosted the event. Some of the twenty-two panelists included: Julia Kastner, founder of Eva & Paul, Bayard Winthrop, founder and...
photo 3
#NYCTech - Brian Frumberg of Venture Out NY hosted, The French (tech) Connection recently at Greenhouse in SoHo as France-based startups pitched to an investor panel that included David Teten of ff Venture Capital, Christophe Garnie of Spark...
photo 1
AlleyTalk - Wix Lounge in Chelsea sponsored a December fireside chat with Adornia co-founder Becca Aronson and Lacquerous founder Ashlene Nand. The two discussed the inception and emerging strategies of their respective New York-based...
screen568x568
Advice - With a New Year fast approaching, we all make our resolutions, and while we go in with high hopes and every intention of keeping to the list – this time – sometimes it just doesn’t seem to work out. Here’s my list of five apps...
BZnWGMXCMAArTbb.jpg_large
AlleyTalk - Startup Grind NYC conducted its November session with Derek Anderson as its moderator.  The guest of the evening: Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic and co-founder of WordPress. “This is my first time ever doing this,” a...
photo 2
AlleyTalk - LeadDog Marketing Group held its monthly Q and A earlier this month, with Neil Vogel in the hot seat to elaborate on his new role as CEO at About.com.  Lisa Hyman, former White House intern and Partner /Senior Vice President at...
photo 1
#NYCTech - Members of the NYC tech community gathered for Techweek to listen and learn from some of the titans of tech and fashion. Four intensive summits, many of which were coordinated by color, venture, and topics were all conducted on two...
Screenshot 2013-10-16 22.33.26
AlleyTalk - Warby Parker is more than an ecommerce start up; they are a global lifestyle brand revolutionizing retail with their affordable, vintage-designed eyewear, as well as with their reputation for flawless customer service and charity.  The...
1173849_325991027539365_734497459_n
Fashion - I was fortunate to attend this month’s Tech in Motion, where the central thread of the evening was fashion. Yes, pun intended.   Start-ups are an especial driving force for this creative industry, which, more and more, seems...
coding
#NYCTech - So, you want to learn coding and software application design, eh?  Get in line.  In this generally less-than-robust job market, coding has morphed into a competitive, highly sought-after skill that employers are searching for when...

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.