‘Interviews’ Archive

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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An Interview With Arum Kang, Co-Founder at Coffee Meets Bagel

Coffee Meets Bagel is a new social dating application that makes meeting quality singles in New York easy and fast. Everyday at noon, they introduce quality singles to each other whom they share mutual friends with. The company is still in private beta buy they are inviting you to become an early member. Use access code [...]

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An Interview With James Wolff, Founder/Director, Buildatron Systems

Buildatron Systems is  a consumer desktop rapid-prototyping company focusing on the research and development of RepRap (REPlicating RAPid-prototyping) technology. They currently offer a Buildatron Series 2 3D printer based on the generation 3 Prusa Mendel RepRap architecture. The company’s product line offers an unmatched resolution of 75 Microns, with unique features such as an aluminum magnetic [...]

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An Interview With Andrew Calagna, Director of Marketing & Events, Taap.it

Taap.it makes it so much easier for people to share what they are exactly doing inside a particular place, going beyond merely checking-in. Taap.it’s newest features include letting fans at sporting events order food using their smartphones and having that delivered to their seats. Fans will also be able to participate in in-game contests and [...]

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An Interview With Brett Martin, CEO, Sonar.me

Sonar is a mobile application that enables you to discover, learn about, and connect with likeminded people in the room. Sonar is for anyone that is looking to meet new people, be it for business or pleasure. PR, Recruiting, Press, Entrepreneurs, Investors, and others looking for dates all benefit from using sonar. We’re looking for [...]

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An Interview With Charlie Perry, Co-Founder of Teamitup.com

Teamitup enables athletes and teams to manage and share their sports updates in real-time. Users create a profile to keep track of their schedule, results, stats, and news.  This gives all sports participants the tools to connect with their sports world as it happens. Think of Facebook and Twitter, but for sports, where you can [...]

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An Interview With Jeremy Bieger, Founder, UberTags

UberTags (UberTags.com) is a cloud-based Tag Management System that gives websites a dead easy way to deploy and manage code snippets (tags) including analytics tags, conversion tracking, retargeting, live chat, forms, widgets, video, and more. The technology lifts conversion rates by speeding page loads and drives operational efficiency by enabling instant tag launches via a [...]

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An Interview With Shankar Prasad, Founder/Executive Director, Yourlist.org

Yourlist makes democracy easy. Users type in their top concerns, whether it’s a pothole in their neighborhood, concerns with the healthcare system, or national defense—no issue is too big or too small for Yourlist. Using NLP, we automatically categorize these issues to find other people who have similar concerns, and create an aggregated checklist for [...]

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NY Startup Profile: Minus

We recently had a short chat with Minus founder John Xie about his new venture. He and Carl Hu teamed up to give everyone an extremely simple and easy way to share files with any one else. The duo recently moved to New York and shifted from being min.us to minus.com and raised $1 million [...]

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An Interview With Doug Petkanics, Co-Founder of Hyperpublic

Doug Petkanics is the co-founder of Hyperpublic, a web utility to discover the people, places and things in a person’s hyper-location. Hyperpublic is building a structured dataset for the user’s local world.  Not only is it a web portal for a user to upload/discover their local environment, it’s also a platform and data provider for [...]

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