New York is a social town. Truth be told, you could go to a tech-related event every night of the week, if you really wanted to – without even trying. In fact, we did an experiment. We wondered if we literally could attend a tech-related event every night of the workweek, every week for a […]
We hear about the Steve Jobses and Jerry Yangs who first led the charge in the brave new world of tech. Let’s not forget that they didn’t do it alone. What about the people who turned their backs on traditional industry in those nascent days and helped the pioneers build those companies – and […]
Today we hear from Susan Sandler, a mentor and marketer who has been in the online industry since the early days of Web 1.0 in NYC, and who has been leading or starting businesses every since. Founder and CEO of Sandler Co. and PopUpSummer!, an alternative PopUp retailing company, she has given counsel and advice to BirchBox, Haven’s Kitchen, and FilmBuff.com, and shares her unique insights with us as well.
Startup ideas – and the words we use – seem to go in cycles. The social sites: Facebook/LinkedIn. The dating sites – and the list is just too long here. The sharing economy: Airbnb/zipcar. We go into Vertical Overload, and suddenly there is a proliferation of social sites/dating sites/sharing sites. The same holds for the […]
Startups come and go: some of them are spectacular successes, while others are fail equally spectacularly. It can happen anywhere and New York is and was no exception. Here is our list of some notable – and some colossal – dot bombs, past and recent, and note that some were the result of ideas […]