Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ years, trade has […]
Quirky brings new consumer products to market by enabling interaction between the online global community and Quirky’s product design staff. Founded by Ben Kaufman in 2009, Quirky is backed by investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, Contour Venture Partners, General Electric (GE), Kleiner Perkins, and Norwest Venture Partners and is headquartered in New York.