Archive for December, 2012

New Vertically-Integrated Online Jeans Company, Parke New York, Launches On Kickstarter – Disrupting the $13B Jeans Industry

Parke New York is a new online, vertically-integrated clothing brand that’s seeking to revolutionize denim jeans, while also reviving New York manufacturing. The company is the latest in a new wave of online fashion companies started by tech entrepreneurs and freshly-minted MBA graduates. Parke launched on Kickstarter today, offering technologically advanced, selvedge stretch jeans for [...]

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NY Startup Interview: Anita Mirchandani, Founder of FiTMAPPED

The following is an interview with Anita Mirchandani, founder of FiTMAPPED. Company Description: FiTMAPPED is the first-ever, all inclusive, searchable database for the full breadth of fitness options in the New York City area. From large gyms to boutique fitness studios, specialized classes, bootcamp workouts and more, FiTMAPPED makes it easy for New Yorkers to find the fitness options [...]

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NY Startup Interview: John Lee, Co-founder/CTO, School Yourself

The following is an interview of John Lee, Co-founder/CTO, School Yourself. What Is Your Company “Students are not engaged by boring, static textbooks, which can often cost upwards of $100. At School Yourself, we’re reinventing the textbook by creating the world’s most immersive and interactive books in math and science for middle and high school [...]

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NY Startup Interview: Kuan Huang, Co-Founder of Feelytics

Feelytics is a social and analytical tool that helps you track and share feelings. Currently, it’s only available on the Apple app store.  The following is an interview with Kuan Huang, Co-Founder of Feelytics. What were you doing before? We all have our day jobs and Feelytics is our side project at this moment. Chunxi works [...]

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NY Startup Interview: Ilya Zeldin, Founder, 2gnōME

2gnōME (to know me) establishes precise measurement of an individual’s behavior, character, skills and competencies. Think Klout or Kred but for real-life values that actually matter. The company drives service adoption through B2B channel partners.  The following is an interview with Ilya Zeldin, Founder of 2gnōME. Who Is Your Target Market and What Are You Attempting? [...]

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NY Startup Interview with Ben Oaks, Co-Founder, DailyGiver

DailyGiver provides a simple and easy way to make giving to charity a regular part of your life. By allowing donations as small as $0.01, and utilizing an algorithm that finds causes interesting to you, DailyGiver ensures that the hurdle to giving has never been lower. The following is an interview with Ben Oaks, Co-founder [...]

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