I did a seventh New York City triathlon a few weeks ago. It’s the same race that got it all started for me back when I was 40 pounds heavier and my doctor gave me the talk. I had grown up being pretty athletic, playing soccer, playing tennis, swimming, and running. And, like other entrepreneurs, […]
What does it take to be a Techstar? To participate in the R/GA Accelerator powered by Techstars, you’ve got to be connected, since it’s all about Connected Devices. Like the ones from Diagenetix, a team of researchers at the University of Hawaii who, cumulatively, have over 30 years experience in molecular and biological research, engineering, […]
Exo makes protein bars made from…crickets. And they’ve just raised a $1.2 million seed round to help get the protein-filled product out there. For the record, crickets need a lot less feed than cattle, sheep and pigs to produce the same amount of protein – and they don’t emit methane gas, for the environmentally-concerned.. So, […]
What happens when two brothers decide to create a simple tool for shoppers to use to identify the best, most nutritious (and sustainable) food products? That’s precisely what brothers Alexander and Arthur Gillett did and the results: a site (and an app) that tells you HowGood the groceries that you’re buying really are for you. […]
In a strange feat of, it would seem, boredom, MRY copywriter Sam Bartos has decided he will go one month eating only what he can find in his agency’s office. And he’s chronicling the whole thing on a blog called Adult Food Finder. Witty. Already, he’s got the receptionist tipping him to food-fueled meeting in […]
New York City is home to thousands of unique food trucks, but these three really caught our attention. Wasabi pea ice cream toppings and a $666 burger are just a few of things you will see in this wild episode.
As a New Yorker, I rarely attend events in parts of New York that are not-Manhattan, but when Farmigo invited us to come see their new offices, attend the #FoodHackers meetup that they were hosting – then provided transportation to and from Manhattan – ok, that last part did tip the balance. Farmigo is a […]
Today we hear from Craig Kanarick, Mouth’s Founder and CEO and Co-Founder and former Chief Strategic Officer of the seminal digital agency, Razorfish, who is no stranger to raising capital, whose trials and insights come straight from the successful serial entrepreneur’s mouth.
Ever have that feeling of not being able to concentrate on your work? Well, have you ever considered that it might be because of the environment in which you surround yourself? According to this infograph provided by KAP Design, more people have stated they have a better productive working experience in NYC coworking spaces. Most […]
Local and organic farmers seem to be having a tough time capitalizing on the demand for their produce. From the unnecessary services of middlemen to not being able to get word out about their goods, these farms needed help. Enter FarmersWeb, a site that’s connecting regional farms with wholesale buyers. CEO and co-founder Jennifer Goggin […]
Everyone knows where the Silicon Valley investors breakfast, lunch or otherwise imbibe: The Bar at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, Quadrus and, of course, Buck’s. But New York is a food town where supposedly you can eat out three meals a day, every day for ten years and never eat in the same […]