Mayor Bloomberg is arguably the most entrepreneurial mayor in the history of New York City -- sorry, Cornelius Van Wycke Lawrence. To prove they could carry the startup baton from Bloomberg, NYC's six mayoral candidates explained at a "Start-up City"[...]
We have previously reported on First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund, a student-run VC initiative based in Philadelphia and New York City and totaling over $1,000,000 in investment money. For the NYC fund, students from Columbia, NYU, Princeton and Co[...]
BetaBeat's Gary Sharma -- a.k.a the Guy Who Acts Like We've All Heard of 'Gary's Guide' -- has put together a master list of the best tech events in NYC this week.
He made some good calls on the best parties at SXSW, and quite a few of his confere[...]
According to VentureBeat, Pricing Engine -- an online ad solution company -- has raised $1.25 million in a first funding round, with a goal to raise $250,000 more. $1 million of this round came from an anonymous, publicly traded partner who deals wit[...]
The Startup Institute – formerly known as the Boston Startup School – is expanding to the Big Apple, according to GigaOm.
The Institute offers an eight-week, $3750 course in student’s choice of web development, product and design, marketing, or sa[...]
According to TechCrunch, the Disrupt NY applications are due by midnight tomorrow for the Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield competition. The competition will take place from April 29-May 1 in the Manhattan Center. Winners receive the Disrupt Cup, $50,00[...]
Ben Cole is a 2010 graduate of Cornell University, and a Gates Scholar who recently graduated with a Masters of Philosophy in Advanced Computer Science degree from Cambridge University. He’s also looking for a tech job – and penned a post for Venture[...]
America’s most entrepreneurial mayor, Michael Bloomberg, announced the “We Are Made in New York” tech initiative, in partnership with New York Tech Meetup, to support the city’s burgeoning startup scene. According to VentureBeat, the campaign include[...]