Exo makes protein bars made from…crickets. And they’ve just raised a $1.2 million seed round to help get the protein-filled product out there. For the record, crickets need a lot less feed than cattle, sheep and pigs to produce the same amount of protein – and they don’t emit methane gas, for the environmentally-concerned.. So, […]
Angel investor and book author David S. Rose offers his tips for getting funding for a new business venture.
Hey, sometimes it works, and sometimes you have to just move on. And if it’s no contest – the divorce, that is – time to just say Let’s Get Divorced. And that’s what Let’s Get Divorced is all about. It’s a site that makes getting an uncontested divorce quick, painless and affordable. Founder (and attorney) […]
Whether you are exploring a new city or your own hometown, LocalNav gives you access to personalized, targeted itineraries based on your interests, your location, and how much time you. If you happen to be in the hospitality industry, even better and listen up: LocalNav is a trip-planning and activity-metrics gathering platform for hospitality and […]
Building a badass brand, positioning your startup to raise VC, and strategizing the hell out of relationships were just some of the lessons imparted at the Third Annual Freestyle Fashion Conference, organized by OS Fashion’s Pavan Bahl, and Andrew Young, and while the conference was focused on the fashion tech world, good advice is good […]
Ok, so we all know that New York is the center of the universe and one of the fastest growing tech hubs globally, so it was only a matter of time before the city’s tech community had a hub of its own. It’s heeere… NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio unveiled digital.NYC, a first-of-its-kind online hub […]
The Bitcoin space in New York has many hangers-on and would-bes/wannabes who buy, sell, and invest in the cryptocurrency. But Bitcoin is much more than just a fancy currency and there are significant players here in the city, who are working across the spectrum of Bitcoin-related technologies, and who are quietly but surely building the […]
Ok, do you need a logo, and you don’t have the budget to hire a design firm. What small to medium size business, or startup just starting out, does? That’s where Tailor comes in, democratizing design through technology. Actually, through a powerful algorithm that analyzes your brand’s/company’s most important asset – its name – and […]
A larger than expected group of game developers came together for the first ever Game Dev Hacker, held in the Microsoft offices in Times Square. While the conference room was much too small for the assembled group, the games presented did not have the same problem. Ranging from platformers and shooters to MMOs and kids […]
Did you read that headline? Will you tweet it? Will you share it on Facebook? Maybe LinkedIn? Oh and how about on Ello? Oh yea. Ello. Everyone’s on Ello this week, right? Oh wait, you’re not? Loser. OK, just kidding. You’re actually one of the smart ones to avoid this FOMO Folly that’s reached epic […]
Wall Street firms led by Goldman Sachs are close to a deal to create an instant-messaging service to rival that of Bloomberg LP.