A number of new start-ups presented to a pair of investors and a large audience at host BMW i Ventures’ space in Greenwich Village during a recent installment of the NY Future Mobility Meetup. Here are the five presenting companies, who literally focused on trains, planes – and even electric automobiles.
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 […]
High in the clouds of New York City, a number of early-stage companies pitched to a panel of investors, each startup hoping to make a landing in American markets. Launched in February of 2011, the Global Innovator Program, sets out to help New York Investors tap into worthwhile investments into international start-ups that they would […]
The best way to get a meeting with Ellie Wheeler of Greycroft Partners is if it’s through a warm introduction. If you’re unsure as to what such a thing would entail, don’t worry: it isn’t nearly as daunting as it sounds. All it means is that Wheeler is more likely to see an entrepreneur if […]
Adam Quinton is Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures and an active investor in and advisor to early stage companies. His investments include The Muse, Rapt Media, VenueBook and Snaps. He recently served as Chief Financial Officer of NYC based cybersecurity company, Nopsec, another one of his investments. Quinton is a Board member at Thrive Metrics. […]
“Right now, it’s impossible to go viral in the Internet of Things sphere due to differing systems,” said Peter Semmelhack, founder and CEO of Bug Labs at the recent Internet of Things Meetup / Gotham. The IOT is currently fragmented among many different devices, which makes it harder to grow and expand ideas, said Semmelhack. […]
“I’m looking for the next big thing – a heat seeking missile,” said Marc Michel, Managing Partner at Metamorphic Ventures and the investor in the hot seat at the 72nd Entrepreneurs Roundtable. The presenters–Javuer Dutan of Novaux, Alex Cooper of Rezzcard, Nikki Lawrence of Gleem, Michael Zhu of Sickday, and Charles I. Blanton of Legends–had […]
High above street level, in the swank, crystalline Orrick offices on the 23rd floor of the CBS building in midtown Manhattan, a group of entrepreneurs and investors came together to hear a panel discussion on the future of the internet–the Internet of Things. Moderated by Harold Yu of Orrick, the panel consisted of Ed Maguire, […]