Archive for September, 2012

Gilt Shuts Down Park & Bond – IPO 2013?

Gilt is shutting down Park & Bond, the company’s full-priced men’s apparel site.  It is also cutting back on Gilt Taste, the company’s food and wine site.  The announcement comes off of a series of layoffs and changes that have been announced over the past several months as Gilt is supposedly preparing itself for an [...]

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Cut On Your Bias Wants Your Opinion On Runway Pieces

Think you’re a fashionista? Now website  Cut On Your Bias gets you involved in the designing process. In the last Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, fashion designer and entrepreneur Loius Monoyudis launched the website to involve the customers in the process. In the site, fashion designers post pieces that they’re working on and people can vote on colors, fabrics [...]

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Handybook Hooks You With A Cleaning Service In 90 Seconds

It was laziness that pushed Oisin Hanrahan and Umang Dua to develop their startup Handybook. The co-founders/roommates hated doing chores like cleaning their apartment and putting together Ikea furniture. They hated the current means of finding people for these tasks even more. They started Handybook as an easier option to quickly hire people for these tasks. [...]

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Squarefoot and Loopnet Helps You Find That Perfcet Office Space

New York is overflowing with startups. So for those still looking for that perfect office space, here are two websites to help. Squarefoot Squarefoot is like an online tenant broker, aiding prospective tenants to find the perfect commercial real estate space that fits their needs. All of this for free. Users can search by either by [...]

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Gene Newman is Thrillist’s First General Manager

Thrillist Media Groups appointed Gene Newman as Thrillist.com‘s  first General Manager. Newman is based in the New York office and will oversee the site’s online and mobile platforms. Newman has 15 years of digital media experience. He is most recently the Digital Edutor at Maxim and previously the Editorial Director at Hachette Filipacchi Media Digital. A new editorial [...]

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