Archive for October, 2012

NY Startup Interview: Melina Ash, Chief Merchandising Officer and Co-Founder, nomorerack

Today’s interview is with Melina Ash, co-founder of nomorerack.com. Nomorerack is the place for every day value – At 12pm EST everyday a new set of product deals are introduced. We introduce over 200 skus on a daily basis ranging from fashion, jewelry, electronics, home items and more at discounts up to 90% off. We [...]

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NY Startup Interview: Gili Golander, Founder/Fashion Director, Bazaart

Today, we’re excited to be interviewing Gili Golander, Founder/Fashion Director, Bazaart.  Bazaart reinvents fashion catalogs on tablets. With Bazaart, fashion brands and their fans can create shoppable interactive catalogs, on top of Pinterest. Bazaart is the first-ever Pinterest-driven, user-generated, 24/7 fashion catalog. Q: What is your company/service? “Bazaart is a personal fashion catalog for tablets. [...]

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NY Startup Interviews: Anoop Kansupada, Founder/CEO, Dapprly, Inc.

We’re excited to feature an interview with Anoop Kansupada, Founder/CEO, Dapprly, Inc.  Dapprly is a social men’s fashion app that allows users to get private or public style advice. All you have to do is take photos of two different outfits, note where you’re going and when you’re going there. After that, it’s up to [...]

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Yet another incubator in New York… New York Digital Health Accelarator launches

Not that we don’t like incubators, or investors, or any type of money going towards startups.  But there’s probably a limit to how many incubators the city needs.  New York Digital Health Accelerator is joining a growing group of healthcare focused incubators (Rock Health, Blueprint Health, Healthbox, and many more) as well as the growing [...]

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CourseHorse raises $500K seed round

NYC startup, CourseHorse, raised a seed round of investment of $500,000 for their company, which is a platform that curate classes from local instructors.  They currently have a live product that offers 20,000 classes from 500 class providers, and are looking to use the funding to expand across the U.S.  From TechCrunch: “CourseHorse, a New [...]

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StartupDigest gets acquired by Startup Weekend

Hot off of TechCrunch, StartupDigest has been acquired by Startup Weekend.  StartupDigest.com is a local events resource and email newsletter that had over 230,000 subscribers.  Seems like a great fit with Startup Weekend, which is the organizer of hackathons across the world.  While the companies aren’t based in NY (Seattle for Startup Weekend and Palo [...]

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Interview with Frank & Oak founder, Ethan Song

Today we’re chatting with Ethan Song, co-founder of Frank & Oak, a vertically integrated online menswear startup.  Ethan is in town from Montreal, and although Frank & Oak isn’t based in New York, a large portion of their customers are.  Frank & Oak offers premium threads with a simple, integrated, and personalized shopping experience.  From their website: Every month, curators at [...]

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