The Dublin Web Summit was a veritable who’s who of tech, past and present. And probably future, considering that some 2000+ startups were present. Only time will tell. It’s where the tech world meets and given that, of course they had something to say… “Silicon Valley is white men talking to white men about white […]
An infographic by bizbrain.org addresses where the best location is for a new startup. Silicon Valley, New York, and London are all compared to each other in regards to various statistics, including product type, available amount of funding, mentorship, and average entrepreneur age. One fact that sets Silicon Valley apart from New York and […]
Founders Fund Partner Peter Thiel discusses the shift in venture capitalist behavior.
Fashion Digital brings together innovative retailers with top publishers and e-commerce experts to meet, discuss and solve some of the most challenging problems facing the apparel retail industry in the digital space. Last week, industry leaders gathered at Chelsea Piers to learn about the latest trends, obstacles and solutions that the fashion industry has encountered recently. […]
Ok, so we all know that New York is the center of the universe and one of the fastest growing tech hubs globally, so it was only a matter of time before the city’s tech community had a hub of its own. It’s heeere… NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio unveiled digital.NYC, a first-of-its-kind online hub […]
Everyday I see the same things: The same startup names that take a perfectly normal word and change it by adding a “-ly” to the end; the same generic websites with screenshots of the startups app on an oversized iPhone; the same startups who proclaim they are the next “Uber” or “Airbnb” of this and […]
So you’ve decided to become an entrepreneur. Great! You probably already have plans to become the next Silicon Valley giant, giving Mark Zuckerberg or Sergey Brin a run for their money. Maybe you want to build the next WhatsApp you can sell to Facebook for a mind-boggling $19 billion. Maybe you just want to be […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week including the fundings, exits, and events.
Silicon Valley has long prided itself for creating the Pied Pipers of the world, but venture capitalists themselves have been reluctant to disrupt their own industry and the traditional 2/20 model. But just recently, Kent Goldman, a former First Round Capital partner, is trying something radical: he’s spreading the wealth with his founders. It’s simple enough. […]
Where Have All the Innovators Gone? Growing up in Silicon Valley was a magical experience. The area was full of innovators who came to this country to build their dreams, which were built on ideas that served a real purpose. From 1939, when Hewlett Packard developed their first audio oscillator in a garage, to 1942 […]
Insights from Mike Germano, Chief Digital Officer at Vice Media An ongoing curiosity at NYC Media Lab is how established media companies organize themselves to take advantage of new technologies. Many corporations pay special attention to startups, in the hopes that “startup pixie dust” will help to generate new ideas and boost their bottom line. […]