Flatiron School, the NYC-based coding school, founded in 2012 by Adam Enbar and Avi Flobaum has been acquired by coworking behemoth WeWork. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Enbar remarked, “In WeWork, we’ve found a partner who shares the mission we’ve had since the beginning: to enable passionate people to learn the skills they need to pursue […]
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Brittany Hodak sounds off on the benefits of Manhattan coworking.
This NYC startup is a sport and lifestyle brand designed to promote action sports such as surfing, skating and snowboarding that continue to gain popularity across the globe.
It’s also a mobile platform for athletes to connect and share information. Utilizing interactive map technology…
If there was a time that the midtown area of Manhattan was ever considered cool, I have never heard about it. It has some awesome architectural marvels; the major commuter rails systems feed into there; and the shopping and entertainment options are plentiful. But the word “cool” has never come to mind. Cool is the […]
Learnvest founder Alexa von Tobel was in the hot seat at last week’s StartupGrind, and it’s amazing what you can learn from a 90-year-old. Ok, that might need a bit of an explanation: While in school, the Harvard grad and HBS dropout worked in the Happiness Lab. “We took 90 year olds and asked them what […]
If you’ve ever attended a NYTM, you know that the cardinal rule is: don’t mention or ask about the business model. Still, the New York tech scene is growing at an incredible rate, and it’s all documented in the newly announced study on the NYC Tech Economy – so there must be business models out there […]
In the span of twelve hours, two interesting comments passed my way. The first was a tweet by Steve Cheney regarding what he feels to be the excessive number of startup accelerators in NYC. While he noted seven such programs, I have, at last count, found 67 startup accelerators, over 40 of which are focused on tech […]
Today we hear from Anna Curran, organizer, facilitator, mentor extraordinaire, and Founder and CEO of Cookbook Create, a site that allows you to turn your recipes into a printed cookbook, then to share them or keep them private.
Sitting at the intersection of finance and a vibrant and constantly expanding treasure trove of young tech startups, not to mention 12 subway lines, 30 bus routes, PATH lines, six ferry landings, and bike and foot paths, the Alliance for Downtown New York announced a new initiative designed to advance the growing technology community in […]
Today we pit AlleyNYC against WeWork. Both have made significant traction in the coworking arena in New York over the last year arguably using different approaches. Who is winning the social media battle? Click here for AlleyWatch’s full coverage of the coworking spaces in New York. Who wins – the AlleyNYC or WeWork? […]