Posts Tagged ‘new york’

New York Magazine Dives Into Dating

The guys at HowAboutWe.com must have been hooping with joy the moment their new partnership went live. The partner of course, is New York, the glossy magazine that’s got quite a heritage to live up to. NY Tech Blog are no strangers to HowAboutWe.com, writing about them as early as last year: “In a nutshell, [...]

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Silicon Valley Stalwart Moves To The Big Apple

Not some talented engineer or a jaded angel investor. What’s moved to the tech scene is Uber, a non-taxi taxi service. Strange, huh? While the reason behind the surprise expansion is difficult to pinpoint, Uber are certainly bent on making a difference in the commuting lives of New Yorkers. What Uber does and does very [...]

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New York Leaves Boston In The Dust

Thanks to a few years of explosive growth, New York’s ascension is now unstoppable. VCs and other investors simply prefer injecting cash into early stage Big Apple companies thanks to the excellent climate. This doesn’t mean the weather, but the infrastructure and availability of talent. Both factors have given New York, whose acumen in advertising [...]

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Big Apple Scramble For Programmers Is White Hot

So maybe all that nonsense about a bubble in the New York tech scene was just a natural reaction to its rapid growth because bubble or not, the startup renaissance shows no signs of waning. Especially now that 2011 has begun and everyone’s shaking off the holiday hangover, entrepreneurs big and small are chomping at [...]

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Big Apple Tech Appeal Is Irresistible

So irresistible in fact, that giants like Google and Facebook are making their presence felt in the neighborhood. Note the former’s much publicized purchase of a Chelsea building to house its employees. On the other hand, Facebook just bought two startups (Hot Potato and Drop.io) and is competing (somewhat ferociously) with the hottest kid on [...]

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Got cash? Check out VC's around NYC

Figured it might help to have a list of VC’s around NY (VC is short for venture capital – the guy$ who inve$t money into $tartup$).  Let us know if you have more to add to the list! RRE Ventures (www.rre.com/) Union Square Ventures (www.unionsquareventures.com) First Round Capital (www.firstround.com/) Greycroft (www.greycroftpartners.com) Greenhill SAVP (www.savp) DFJ [...]

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Finding Tech Events Around New York City

As a starting point to this blog, I wanted to put up some links that may be of interest to NY techies.  If you’re looking for events around New York, check out the following resources: 1) www.garysguide.org – lists business networking events in major cities. 2) www.meetup.com – a place to find local groups that gather [...]

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