Archive for November, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-15

Caterina Fake Exits Hunch, Rumor Mill In Overdrive: It’s official, ladies and gentlemen. Caterina Fake is schedu… http://bit.ly/djPmEU # iAd Sales Team Setting Up Shop In Manhattan: There’s no official opening date yet, but Apple has announced it’s … http://bit.ly/cH6vsu # NY Tech Mixer made it onto Forbes! http://bit.ly/9VoxJ4 http://fb.me/EcuGXGK3 # Blip.tv Hits New Milestone: [...]

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Square Due For A Generous Round Of Funding

In the wake of its recent public release, credit card payment app Square is expected to raise big bucks in an upcoming but still unannounced series B funding round. Launched almost a year ago, Square enabled iPhones and other handheld devices to process credit card payments. This is possible thanks to a small white clip [...]

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Blip.tv Hits New Milestone: 113 Million Views For October

The guys at Blip.tv have a perfectly good reason to pop out the champagne and let the celebratory fuzz propel corks across the air: user views on the web-based TV network peaked at 113 million for October and the ongoing trend will soon eclipse the previous month’s record. The nine digit breakthrough is expected to [...]

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iAd Sales Team Setting Up Shop In Manhattan

There’s no official opening date yet, but Apple has announced it’s opening a new office in Manhattan (near Union Square) that will exclusively house the iAd sales team. Apple’s iAd presence in the Big Apple is presently confined to a cramped SoHo office. The new move is expected to solidify Apple’s foothold in New York, [...]

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Caterina Fake Exits Hunch, Rumor Mill In Overdrive

It’s official, ladies and gentlemen. Caterina Fake is scheduled to leave Hunch before 2010 wraps. However, she will maintain a vague advisory role (“Yes, staying on as an advisor is the most likely scenario”). In the meantime, news of her departure has officially broken across the web, thereby confirming rumors that have been swirling since October. [...]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-08

Alexander Hotz Gives Three Reasons Why NYC Is Best For Tech Startups: Wall Street Journal columnist-blogger Alex… http://bit.ly/bOy3Rk # Dating Site HowAboutWe.com Scores Enormous Series A Funding: The last time HowAboutWe was featured here at New Y… http://bit.ly/cXVM7H # Silicon Valley Talent Are Heading To The Big Apple: ‘Glowing’ would be the perfect word to describe [...]

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Business And Lunch Mix Well, Apparently

This is New York after all. There are great places to eat if you bother to know where they are. So why shouldn’t business and food mix well? It’s certainly a more attractive meeting place than a stuffy board room in an antiseptic office somewhere. Also, dig this: Nice restaurants are a great place to [...]

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Sunshine Suites Scheduled To Launch Bronx Incubator

“New York City continues to be a center of innovation and entrepreneurship, and the Bronx is increasingly turning out new and growing businesses…More than 15,000 new businesses were established in the Bronx in 2008, the most recent period for which there is data, and we’re creating the new Bronx business incubator to build on that [...]

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Silicon Valley Talent Are Heading To The Big Apple

‘Glowing’ would be the perfect word to describe Paul Daversa’s recent article for Business Insider about the skyrocketing New York startup scene. The CEO of Daversa Partners, which he describes as an “executive search firm,” seems to have given the ongoing paradigm shift his blessing by providing an eye witness account of the momentous changes sweeping tech in [...]

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Dating Site HowAboutWe.com Scores Enormous Series A Funding

The last time HowAboutWe was featured here at New York Tech Blog the founders were still introducing themselves via a compact 30-second elevator pitch. Four months later and news has broken that the co-founded romance venture has just secured a hefty $3.1 million in series A funding thanks to RRE Ventures, who tapped the right angels [...]

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