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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.

How Humans of New York Went Viral on Facebook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In the last year, Brandon Stanton''s amazingly simple project, Humans of New York, attracted nearly 1 million Facebook fans.

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.

Who Just Raised A $225 Million Financing in North Carolina?

Feld Thoughts

Last Tuesday, while I was enjoying a week off the grid, AvidXchange announced they had raised a $225 million financing led by Bain Capital Ventures. I’m psyched to be joining the board of a company co-founded and run by Mike Praeger, a friend of mine for over 20 years. The post Who Just Raised A $225 Million Financing in North Carolina?

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

Rovio Wants To IPO In New York


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

New York State of Mind

David Lee

One of my favorite new restaurants. But it also feels like the “ hacker way ” is influencing different walks of life - fashion, retail, finance, etc. I was talking to a software developer who started a restaurant - he said he thought about starting and running it like a tech startup. Even better. learned what DUMBO means.

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?

Nest New York To Help Finnish Startups Establish Themselves Stateside


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

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.

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!


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.

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 [.]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"New York City has just recently announced the H.E.L.M (Hire Expand in Lower Manhattan) contest, its."

Mark Birch

New York City has just recently announced the H.E.L.M Out with the finance industry and in with tech startups…I have no problem with that. Sponsored by NYCEDC, LMDC and HRA, this contest is one piece of a much larger goal spearheaded by NY: to rapidly boost the city’s tech scene through public and private efforts.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Former Finance Guru Has Business Ownership in His Blood


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?

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.

New York Venture Firms: Bigger Fund or Bigger Buzz?

Brad Hargreaves

New York Venture Firms: Bigger Fund or Bigger Buzz? I’m just going to leave this here. Just a thought. Joe Entrepreneur Oops.

July 17 NYC: Event for Angel Investors Only

David Teten

I hope you can join me for this program, cosponsored by  Empire Angels ;  HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York  ; and the  The Young Venture Capital Society. Co-Sponsored by Empire Angels, HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York, and Young Venture Capital Society. Angel investing HBS Alumni Angels New York NextNY

July 17 NYC: Event for Angel Investors Only

David Teten

Co-Sponsored by Empire Angels, HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York, and Young Venture Capital Society. Introduction to Angel Investing and Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. Angel investing HBS Alumni Angels New York NextNY

Win the Talent War - 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. 

Benchmark’s New General Partner: Scott Belsky

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.

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.

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.

Uber’s New BHAG: UberPool

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 .

Aspen Institute Maghreb Investor Delegation, next week in NY and CA

David Teten

Partners for a New Beginning (PNB), a public-private partnership housed at the Aspen Institute, is organizing a Venture Capital, Private Equity and Angel Investor Delegation from the Maghreb. Europe-Maghreb renewable energy projects are creating  new investment opportunities. Meetings New York NextNYMore details.

3 Tips For Funding Your Small Business


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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