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new york startup warby parker
Startups - When J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler met with founders of upstart eyewear maker Warby Parker one-and-a-half years ago, the first thing the retail legend advised them to do was open a store.  Now, after that fateful...
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Cool Tech - Japanese serial entrepreneur Takahito Iguchi demonstrated Telepathy One earlier this week, a headset developed in Japan and stepping into the same space as Google Glass.  Like Google Glass, Telepathy One is a wearable...
new york startup digital ocean
Made in NY - Today, we speak with Ben Uretsky, CEO of DigitalOcean, the web infrastructure developer and cloud hosting company.  What does “Made in...
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Healthcare - The last thing Mitch Rothschild wanted to hear as he was being wheeled into the operating room for surgery on his Achilles tendon was the orthopedist saying conversationally, “Oh, this will be fun. I haven’t done a lot of these.”...
3d printing shapeways
Cool Tech - Looking for a Super Mario Mobius strip, birds’ nest eggcups, headphone cufflinks or a hyphae lamp?  Shapeways has all this and more, at just a click away, and considering that the 6 year old company just announced a whopping $30...
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AlleyTalk - They boast over 13 million members in 196 countries. There are 126,000+ meetup groups, well over a quarter of a million monthly meetups and last week Meetup announced that they had surpassed over 100 million RSVPs.  [caption...
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Gaming - Today, we hear from Niamh Bushnell, Head of US Partnerships for GoPrezzo, a casual gaming tournament platform based in NYC and Ireland.  Niamh...
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Advertising - In the days of web 1.0, the claim was that content was king. Technology was critical, but no matter how good your technology might have been, people needed a reason to go online. While the promise was that content would be king, it was...
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Fashion - Today, we speak with Warren Liao, CEO of BlackLapel, an online custom luxury clothing company.  What does “Made in NYTM” mean to you and your company?“Made in NYTM” means being born and bred in one of the world’s...
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Fashion - Today, we speak with Joshua Adam Brueckner, Founder of SKINNYFATTIES, an eco-friendly startup with a simple yet brilliant idea of converting your worn, fat ties into skinny, fashionable ones.  Founded just 10 months ago, the company is...
new york startup next big sound
Made in NY - Today we talk to Alex White, CEO and Co-Founder of Next Big Sound, a company that provides analytics and insights on online music consumption and purchases.    What does “Made in NYTM” mean to you and your...
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Accelerators - Matt Cartagena, co-author of Accelerate – a book for startup accelerator programs and their graduates – offers some insights on what makes an accelerator, as well as some points to keep in mind if you’re considering applying to...
New York Startup Adtheorent
Advertising - Today, we speak with Anthony Iacovone, Founder and CEO of AdTheorent, the world’s first intelligent Real Time Bidding (RTB) enabled mobile ad network.   What does “Made in NYTM” mean to you and your...
ultra light startups
Funding - “Get practical, actionable feedback from investors. They’ll tell you where your next pivot should be,” claims the UltraLight Startups website. This was certainly true of this month’s ULS: while the presentations themselves were,...
new york startup songza
Funding News - Songza, the no-cost, ad-free music streaming service, has raised 3.82 million dollars in funding, according to a recent SEC filing.  While the filing does not reveal specific names, it does note that 27 investors are included in this...
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Made in NY - Today we speak with Gabriel Miller, the general manager and partner at AMMIRATI, an advertising agency that specializes in brand identity, design and interactive digital strategies.  [caption id="attachment_7148"...