Quantcast
AlleyWatch Daily Pulse Email   

14 ecommerce.002
#NYCTech - Buy, buy! Sell, sell! It’s not all about Wall Street. New York has long been a center for commerce, and e-commerce is no exception. Here are some of the e-commerce enablers who are transforming the city from pure brick and mortar...
20 nyc tech influencers.001
#NYCTech - They’re mentors. They’re facilitators. They’re connectors. And they’re always ready, willing and able to help entrepreneurs wherever and however they can. You may have seen some of them on panels, but these are the people...
vurb
AlleyTalk - When was the last time someone disrupted the hot water heater? Isi Technologies presented a connected water heater that is redefining how the world will heat – and use – water, and saves on energy usage and oh, yes, money. Union...
7315274972_85ed199970_z
Advice - The other day I heard a great entrepreneurial panel discussion, including Mahendra Vora, the founder of Intelliseek (sold to Nielsen) and now a Cincinnati-based venture capitalist.  He was advising the entrepreneurs in the room to...
265742350_a35d0e7cbf_b
Advice - I recently had a conversation with a friend about warm introductions. He was lamenting the fact that many warm intros never seemed to pan out. That is not to say that he expected every warm intro would become an instant sale but that...
wall street startup
Advice - I got an interesting question from a well-meaning person recently after the NYETM panel.  Said person was a trader like myself and wanted to know how one could successfully transition to an active angel investor.  Because I was...
Citia_log01
Advertising - Despite all of the channels there are out there for brand marketers – the web, email, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook - let’s face it, information might be immediate, but the channels are still fairly static.  Web 2.0 may...
Janusz Bryzek
AlleyTalk - The verdict is in: we are moving toward an ever more connected, interactive, and intelligent world. At the front of that move is an accelerating sensor market that promises to fundamentally change the way we approach medicine,...
college
Lifestyle - 1 TRILLION DOLLARS. That’s how much red students are bleeding in the name of higher education. 1 trillion is also the amount of money that’s been spent on lies perpetuated by society and our educational institutions. To put it...
bandwagon
AlleyTalk - Bandwagon is an iPhone and web application that makes it ridiculously easy to share rides in taxis and car services. And not to worry about breaking some law or city ordinance, or the service disappearing overnight: bandwagon was...
analyzing unicorns
AlleyTalk - Early in November, Nabeel Hyatt blogged: Aileen Lee posted a very interesting piece on TechCrunch where she lays bare some of the analysis she has done on “Unicorns” — startups that have entered the $1B club.It’s a...
AW_ADTECH_VC_ANGEL_FUNDING_REPORT.001
Advertising - This week, we take a look at the state of advertising technology venture capital and angel funding, through the end of September. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down national aggregate...
too big to fail
AlleyTalk - VC firms live and die by the small handful of key investments in their portfolios. In most cases, firms perish if they can’t find that elusive “IPO home run,” which can make or break their fund. However, it is the pursuit of...
tumblr_inline_mw9sxqDf3T1s901kp
AlleyTalk - OK, I get it - Snapchat is popular. Apparently people loving sending others self- aggrandizing pictures of themselves. It’s hard to doubt the success of an app that caters to the generation of trendy, short attention span 20...
startups_strategic_investor_series_a_crunch
AlleyTalk - A recent report indicates that the share of angel investments in New York has increased from 12% to 20%.  Despite this early stage optimism, since the financial meltdown caused by the sloths on Wall Street, the city’s share of...
photo3 (1)
Advice - On October 30th and 31st, the third annual Web Summit took place with over 10,000 of some of the world’s most influential attendees gathered to discuss the current state of the startup economy, the future of the web, and for some of...

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.