The cost of entry for an aspiring entrepreneur has never been lower, and the total wealth of opportunities has never been larger. You can start a new web site business on the Internet for as little as $100, with cheap smartphone apps, new technology innovations or tapping the multitude of opportunities brought by capitalizing on […]
It’s always been tough to start a new business, even when the bottom line was just making a profit to stay alive.
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. […]
Derek Denckla is an investor and social entrepreneur with a unique focus on environmental sustainability. As the founder and co-chair of NYC LION (NYC Local Investing Opportunities Network), Denckla and his investors concentrate on funding small, sustainable food and farm businesses in and around New York. He is an advocate for urban agriculture and impact […]
“Try Googling ‘fashion’ and ‘sustainability’ and chances are you won’t think ‘chic’ and ‘sexy’ when you see them,” said Giusi Bettoni, founder of C.L.A.S.S. Flipping that notion around is essentially why eco designers gathered for the 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Symposium held this month at the Fashion Institute of Technology. C.L.A.S.S is a forum […]
When it comes to environmentalism, we usually have the best of intentions. We turn out the lights when we leave a room, use public transit, buy environmentally-friendly products, and attempt, in numerous ways, to cut down our ecological footprint. But what about those late nights coming home from work when we need just a few […]
Today, David Dietz, founder of sustainable fashion tech startup Modavanti, shares his views on where the tech industry is – and where he sees it going – in New York. What is your take on the current scene in New York today? The New York startup scene is definitely starting to thrive, especially in […]