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Cool Tech -Stir's M1 standing desk tracks the time you spend on your feet, and reminds you when to get up. Video not showing up? Click here
Maven
#NYCTech - Maven is a new health and wellness platform giving women access to every type of health or wellness provider she could ever need, on demand, via video. And let’s face it: when someone needs medical attention in the family, who ends...
GlassesUSA
#NYCTech - If you wear prescription glasses, you know how expensive they can be. A pair can easily set you back a few hundred dollars – and, if you’re buying them in NYC, that’s just for the frames alone. Then you need to replace the...
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Healthcare - As men who shave, we've been taught to accept a few undisputed truths: there are two brands of razors; the more blades the better; and refills are ridiculously expensive. Well, the walls around Schick and Gillette are crumbling....
Steven Krein
#NYCTech - New York University’s Leslie eLab recently hosted Steven Krein, the co-founder and CEO of StartUpHealth, who discussed “Reimagining Health Care in the Startup World.” Speaking to an audience comprised of students, faculty,...
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#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,...
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Apps - Health and wellness has become more than signing up for a gym membership and dieting. For many, it is now a way of life. Today, the average household spends $148 monthly on health and wellness-related items. Further, according to a...
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Advice - As a young, up-and-coming business tycoon, you might find yourself travelling on the road a lot, meeting potential clients, tending to customers, or maybe you work from a home office and spend most of your days hidden behind a...
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Accelerators - Every year, the tech world descends on Austin to participate in one of the hottest tech meets on the planet: SXSW. And one of the most anticipated events of the festival is the SXSW Accelerator startup competition.The program is a...
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#NYCTech - The New York Tech Meetup was diverse this month. Not just the kind of diversity tech is notorious for not having - women, or people of color- but diverse in variety. There were startups in various phases, from MVP and seed funded to...
Peloton
#NYCTech -Yes, it’s a bike, but more than that. In road cycling,"peloton" refers to the main pack of riders at the front of a race. Riders in a peloton work together, conserve energy and perform better because of one another.And...
sols
#NYCTech - You know the expression – if the shoe fits…  The problem is, not every, say, size 7 is a perfect size 7, and often our feet aren’t even both the same size! And not everyone can afford to buy custom made shoes.Custom SOLS is...
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Advice - Conferences offer the opportunities to learn new things, meet new people and catch up with old friends and colleagues. Healthcare has quite a few conferences and they tend to be segmented into specialties, such as internal medicine,...
Farmivore
#NYCTech - What NY startup entrepreneur doesn’t believe that he or she have the juice to make it in this town? Some founders take it more literally than others, but Farmivore founders Greg Levitt and Ray Xiong take it to a whole other...
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Apps - Resolving to get fit in the New Year is nothing new, but turning to smart devices for exercise advice is a growing trend, one that's posing a challenge to high-end gyms.With so many do-it-yourself digital training devices on the...
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Advice - “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas JeffersonI was recently at a startup event here...