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Weekly Techstars Diversity / Inclusion Office Hours in New York City

Feld Thoughts

Work even more closely with the founders to help them with their financings. The post Weekly Techstars Diversity / Inclusion Office Hours in New York City appeared first on Feld Thoughts. It’s vintage, wonderful Alex along with a series of specific things he’s going to do. Sign up here.

Hyphen-tech – a trend that bodes well for London and New York

The Equity Kicker

Recent examples include Appear Here (property), Thread (fashion), Zopa (finance), Live Better With (health) and Patch (homewares). London and New York are good places to build these businesses because we combine strong startup ecosystems with world leading financial services, fashion, media and so on.

David S. Rose – Father of Angel Investing in New York

Startup Professionals Musings

He chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups in the country, which has invested over $60 million into nearly 70 companies.

Taxi-Hailing Battle Heats Up in New York City

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hailo announced it raised a new $30 million round of funding led by Union Square Ventures. Here's what that means. You know, like Foursquare

Is My Company Really Worth More Than The New York Times?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I've been reading The New York Times every day for about 25 years. It's not an exaggeration to say that I love The New York Times.

What are the advantages of stationing your startup in New York City opposed to Silicon Valley / SF?

Gust

Access to many,  many  more world market centers (advertising, finance, fashion, media, food, etc.). The world’s fastest growing tech startup ecosystem. much more tightly knit startup community, compared to the larger but more diffuse West Coast community. The world’s largest Tech Meetup (not to mention  Meetup.com  itself).

Why Recent Grads Are Ditching Finance for Tech Startups (Infographic)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In New York, tech startups are the new investment bank. Here''s why

How to Get World Class Experts to Support Your Company

David Teten

Like many established finance & media companies, GLG knows that the tech startup sector is a growing part of the economy. Who are they?

Rovio Wants To IPO In New York

ArcticStartup

Amazing figures from Rovio and a truly great vision to IPO in New York.

Beyond Silicon Valley: 3 Hot Start-Up Industries in New York

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Monske also points out that recruiting engineering talent in New York may be a cheaper proposition due to relatively less competition.

Venture Capital Access Program launches to aid women and diverse entrepreneurs

David Teten

Pioneering Program Launched by Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of New York and the National Association of Investment Companies.

Funding goes global: location is no longer your financing destiny

Version One Ventures

What does this new dynamic mean for today’s start-up seeking funding? The post Funding goes global: location is no longer your financing destiny appeared first on Version One Ventures. If we look back ten years, the venture world was quite different. Investors weren’t too keen on investing out of town. Look global and local.

What's the Future of Small Business in New York City?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New York City is home to more than 200,000 small businesses. What do the next four years hold? In fact, a run-off is highly likely.

Nest New York To Help Finnish Startups Establish Themselves Stateside

ArcticStartup

So far some 30 companies have shown interest towards the venue in New York. The service isn't only limited to Finnish companies.

6 Start-ups Defining the Future of Finance

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Its goal: provide mentorship, guidance and expertise to foster a new breed of entrepreneurs in financial technology.

How to Fine-tune Your Small Business Finances—from Funding to Growth [Webinar Recap]

Up and Running

If a small business generally runs their business off invoices perhaps they want to look into invoice financing. John K. John K. John K. John K.

What's New York City's Secret to Fostering a Tech Startup Boom?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But recently New York City’s tech/information economy has flourished--especially in the city''s most diverse borough, Brooklyn.

A New Era of Fundraising for Start-Ups, Crowdfunding now Legal and Web-enabled

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Here’s a nice summary of what’s happened from the New York Times. This is H.R. This was not permissible under US law before.

It’s About Women Running Startups

Steve Blank

And she had a model for a new media company for mobile and wearables. New York Startups. Women in New York Startups.

10 random online resources for Entrepreneurs (2010 version)

crowdSPRING Blog

My favorite business section of any newspaper is the one I read daily in The New York Times. This is what I get when I read Paul Graham.

Five common misconceptions about building a startup in New York City

This is going to be BIG.

It’s really difficult for me not to get into the thick of discussions about whether or not you can and/or should build a company in New York City.

Overlooked Financing Option for Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

No, says Lighter Capital , a Seattle-based company that offers a unique financing option to entrepreneurs: revenue-based financing.

Financial Technology Panel this Wednesday in NYC

David Teten

I hope you’ll join us at: The Power of “Social,” Venture Capital & Financial Engineering:   How Tech Startups Are Challenging The Titans of Finance  . 6:00 pm, Wednesday, 5/16/12 , General Assembly. Events New York NextNYSocial networking is no longer about sharing vacation photos, gaming and poking. 

Former Finance Guru Has Business Ownership in His Blood

Hearpreneur

Tell us your background and why did you start your business? I am from a small town in Upstate New York. Also, do not cheat the customer.

"An analysis by The New York Times shows that Mr. Bloomberg has doled out at least $650 million on a."

Mark Birch

“An analysis by The New York Times shows that Mr. Bloomberg has doled out at least $650 million on a wide variety of perks and bonuses, political campaigns and advocacy work, charitable giving and social causes, not to mention travel and lodging, connected to his time and role as mayor.” - “ Cost of Being Mayor?

Indirect Attack on Carried Interests by the NYC Department of Finance

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Decision-makers at the New York City Department of Finance have notified practitioners that the Department is actively considering the implementation of a new unincorporated business tax ("UBT") audit policy targeted at investment partnerships, such as hedge funds and private equity funds.

Should Campaign Finance Work Like Kickstarter?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A mix of tech entrepreneurs, investors and advocates asked for a move toward "small-d democracy" in a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Win the Talent War - VCball

VCball

VCball. A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship. Last night I attended a dinner hosted by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (aka NYCEDC) hosted by Deputy Mayor Robert Steel and Head of the Center for Economic Transformation Steven Strauss. 

Pascal Levensohn in New York November 8: Speech at Museum of American Finance on Risks to Angel Investors

Pascal's View

The collection includes stocks, bonds, currency, checks, prints, engravings, photographs, objects and books.

VolunteerSpot Raises $1.5M Financing

Austin Startup

Led by ff Venture Capital of New York, with participation from members of the Central TX Angel Network, Nebraska Angel Network, Angel List and Baylor Angel Network, VolunteerSpot expects to double its user base during this year’s back-to-school season. Continue reading → Consumer volunteerspot

Benchmark’s New General Partner: Scott Belsky

abovethecrowd.com

He bootstrapped the company in New York for five years before raising venture capital from high-quality investors like Jeff Bezos and Union Square Ventures, then managed the business to a successful sale to Adobe in 2012. Adding a new partner is a significant event for Benchmark.

Walk down Silicon Alley…

VentureWoods

Last week I had the opportunity to spend time with startups and tech companies in New York, aka Silicon Alley. Previously where finance used to dominate all conversations, now its about ad tech, social/mobile and Pinterest clones. VC’s General entrepreneurship New York Silicon Alley venture

Uber’s New BHAG: UberPool

abovethecrowd.com

As we turn the page to 2015, Uber has a new BHAG, and it’s name is UberPool. “Can you take me Higher? To a place where blind men see .

3 Tips For Funding Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

Crowdfunding for small businesses is a new trend that makes it much easier for entrepreneurs to receive funding. Find some angels.

How to Get Funding from Billionaire Investor Mark Cuban and Other Stories

Up and Running

We’ve collated a number of different stories to show you how you can go about getting funding to grow your business or to launch a new venture.

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Tax Credits for Startups in New York State

David Teten

Enter Alex: I am writing to tell you about two tax credits available to companies that do business in New York State.  Act Now!

Doing Deals – 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs (Part 3)

Scott Edward Walker

For example, as a corporate associate at a large New York law firm, I was representing Sony in connection with its acquisition of CBS Records. 

Futurist Ray Kurzweil on What You Don't Know About A.I.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

At the Exponential Finance conference in New York, inventor Ray Kurzweil set the record straight about what people get wrong about artificial intelligence

Hacking Innovation Education in New York

This is going to be BIG.

We spend way too much time, particularly in and around the New York area, teaching fundraising versus company or product building. They didn’t wait until their universities hired a director of this new program. Teach ‘em Finance and Chase or Accenture will come and pick ‘em up 30 at a time.

Silicon Valley Moves to New York

Brad Hargreaves

Unlike those in the Valley, most tech companies in New York are in the city itself. link] If Silicon Valley Moved to New York [.]