It’s vacation protocol: you finally get to your destination after a long journey but you can’t check into your hotel until later in the day, so you’re stuck killing time with your luggage in tow. Or you have a long layover but you don’t get to leave the airport and explore because you don’t want to […]
A new wave of innovators are using the best of tech to solve the ongoing mental health crisis. Harry Ritter, the CEO of Alma, discusses creating a dynamic co-practice model to improve therapy.
It’s that time again. Nominations are now open for AlleyWatch’s 2019 NYC Tech Influencers feature. Know someone amazing who belongs on this list? Nominate them today here. Nominations open until 12/15. Looking to drive targeted response from the NYC Tech community at scale? Learn more about partnering with AlleyWatch on this initiative here. A common chronic condition […]
The new CyberNYC initiative announced last week by the City of New York is just one example of this growing partnership between online platforms and traditional academia in the hope of fostering a new generation of wage earners.
Sometimes, in order to feel your best, you need to look your best, and Glamsquad helps you do exactly that. This beauty services brand brings hair, makeup, and nail services straight to your home. Glamsquad caters to the busy, on-the-go urbanite who wants to look his or her best. The company leverages technology both in […]
During the Balanced Fashion event Sept.27th, focused on conscious shopping, we sat down with the industry thought leaders in ethical and sustainable fashion space. Our panelists: Patrick Duffy, Founder of Global Fashion Exchange & Intandem Creatives, Anabel Maldonado, Founder of The Psychology of Fashion, Tara St James, Founder of Study NY and Production Coordinator at Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, Taryn Hipwell, the […]
Content, and the marketing tools and analytics that support its business models was one of our earliest areas of investment focus. That seemed natural. We had domain expertise, great contacts, and strong reputations. But, perversely, our deep involvement actually led to quick, radical shifts in our views here.
What’s the first thing you check when you wake up in the morning and pick up your smartphone? Most likely you check your email right away like billions on the planet. But could there be a better way to engage with your email? There is and it is being developed by the AI-powered digital communications […]
In today’s era of STEM skills shortages and the brutal “war for talent,” employers are looking for ways to stand apart from their hiring competitors. The young, entrepreneurial, tech workforce wants to make an impact, and a great place for employers to start is on climate action…
Women of color have traditionally not had access to the proper tailored tools to empower themselves financially, but this changes with Clever Girl Finance. This NYC startup focuses on financial education for minority women and was created by a self-starter, woman of color and daughter of immigrant parents. Bola Sokunbi founded Clever Girl to provide relevant, […]
When you get bitten by the travel bug, it’s difficult to balance the desire for adventure with the rigors and schedule your everyday life. That changes with recent Techstars NYC graduate FlyThere, an immersive way to experience the world all through the eyes of a drone. The entertainment company currently has 8 flight locations in Thailand and […]