It's been a real 'soul-searching' past few weeks for the denizens of Silicon Valley. George Packer made a spectacle of the Valley's 'rich white-kid problems' in the New Yorker, and accused the region of elitism. Elon Musk made everyone second-guess j[...]
PostMates is a courier service which guarantees delivery of ANYTHING within 1 hour or less, and after a successful San Francisco launch, the company has come to Manhattan with over 50 couriers in the Flatiron district, according to Forbes.
New York City's newest VC fund managers are only a few years out of college, and their independent firm, Bowery Capital in New York City, just raised $33 million in capital commitments, according to CNN.
Mike Brown Jr., 29, is the leader of the gr[...]
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"[...]
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[...]
STELLAService, based in New York City, has raised $15 million in a second round of funding, led by Norwest Venture Partners, according to VentureBeat. The company uses analysts, accountants and 'mystery shoppers' to monitor how the brand performs in [...]
Silicon Valley is still the top region for tech company acquisitions, with 226 total acquisitions in 2012, according to VentureBeat. New York City had 100 total acquisition, and Boston had 62.
The largest private tech acquisition overall belonged [...]
Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley and London are the hubs of the international tech startup community – and no amount of money from Tony Hsieh into Las Vegas will change that anytime soon. So what do you do if you’re stuck in Podunk, Mississippi with a g[...]
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[...]