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Weekly Techstars Diversity / Inclusion Office Hours in New York City

Feld Thoughts

The day after the election, Alex Iskold (Techstars NY Managing Director) wrote a great post titled  Dear Founders, I Commit to Double My Support For You and Your Startups. Work even more closely with the founders to help them with their financings. Help founders drive up revenue, achieving profitability and independence.

Founder Labs in New York This Summer

Feld Thoughts

While I was on vacation Founder Labs announced their New York program this summer. I’m a big fan of Shaherose Charania and Baat Enosh and agreed to help support the program along with Fred and Joanne Wilson and a number of other folks that support entrepreneurship in New York.

The Center Of The E-commerce Universe - 9 Founders On Why New York City

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

So why, in the "you can start a company easily, cheaply, anywhere era", would a founder choose to launch and scale a startup in New York City

Doing The Top Of Mind Drill At TechStars New York

Feld Thoughts

On Tuesday, I spent the day at TechStars New York. David Cohen and I then hopped on a train, cranked on emails and interviews all the way to New York, and then I finished the night (after some more email) with a one hour lecture by Skype to a class of San Diego based students. By 10-ish I was at TechStars.

[New York] INGENUITY 2013

YoungUpstarts

Despite the challenging US economy, the New York startup scene is burgeoning. Dashlane. Miner. Partpic. WeDidIt. Zipments. Greatist.

Why More Women Run Companies in New York Than in Silicon Valley

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Steve Blank explores how women founders are making it in the Big Apple

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.

What to Expect at New York City's Social Media Week

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are the events you need to check out at the mega-conference, which kicks off on Monday.

AmCham Finland Opens New York Office

ArcticStartup

The new office in New York will serve a few different functions.

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.

[New York] [Event] America Means Business

YoungUpstarts

says Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards , which are celebrating their 10th anniversary in 2012.

Women 2.0's Founder Labs Expands to New York City

ReadWriteStart

announced today that, thanks to its success, its Founder Labs pre-incubator program will become its own, separate organization. Women 2.0

Silicon Valley, New York, Tel Aviv: Here's the World's Start-up Hubs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new report reveals that Silicon Valley outpaces all other start-up ecosystems but cities around the world are catching up.

The Best Places Worldwide to Start Your High-Growth Startup

Up and Running

New York City, New York, USA. Up New York City. The Ultimate List of 550+ Startup Resources in New York City.

The New York Startup Market Rocks and is REAL

BeyondVC

OK, I may be biased having been an early stage VC based out of New York since 1996, but I must say that the vibe, energy, and people at the Techstars NYC Demo Day event yesterday was simply awesome. remember the number 1 complaint in the mid-90s, New York VCs don't get it. Entrepreneurship Venture Capital

The New York Startup Market Rocks and is REAL

BeyondVC

OK, I may be biased having been an early stage VC based out of New York since 1996, but I must say that the vibe, energy, and people at the Techstars NYC Demo Day event yesterday was simply awesome. remember the number 1 complaint in the mid-90s, New York VCs don't get it. Entrepreneurship Venture Capital

Lose Weight and Get Strong Without Leaving Your House

David Teten

We haven’t made many commitments yet in planning the new apartment. balance cushion to stand on with your standing desk. pull-up bars.

How to Get World Class Experts to Support Your Company

David Teten

Our founders realized that investors needed to learn interactively, on-demand, on very specific topics, and in an atmosphere of trust.

Tumblr Is New York's Third Billion-Dollar Start-Up Exit in the Past Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New York startups are proving that Silicon Valley isn''t the only place where monstrous tech companies can be made. billion.

The “Good” Student « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

And founders don’t apply for jobs. Do you know of any similar studies showing correlation between sales success and founder success?

Lithuanian Place I live goes to New York, London and maybe your city

ArcticStartup

What's the best area to live in  New York or  London ? The Life Quality Index API is included in New York's upcoming real estate apps.

3 Secrets For Hiring On Wall Street Versus Silicon Valley

YoungUpstarts

by Eliot Burdett, co-founder and CEO of Peak Sales Recruiting. Here are 3 secrets when sales recruiting in New York vs. San Francisco: 1. Build

Founder's Dilemmas: Equity Splits

www.startuplessonslearned.com

Founders Dilemmas: Equity Splits. On average, the founders who keep the most control over their company make the least amount of money.

Why New York State Wants in VCs' Pockets Too

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But they''re again drawing public scrutiny in New York, one of the biggest venture capital centers in the country. Their argument?

Launch of Harvard Business School Angels of New York

David Teten

We are co-sponsoring two upcoming events with the HBSCNY: Tuesday, 03/22/11 at 5:00pm : HBS Alumni New Venture Contest: Regional Finals.

Should We Take Harvard MBAs Seriously as Startup Founders? [New Data]

View from Seed

Going to business school and becoming a startup founder are often positioned as conflicting choices by the media and startup bloggers.

The Bad Advice Diverse Founders are Given Around Fundraising

This is going to be BIG.

Yesterday, I met with a founder with an interesting model who was raising $400k to bring the finishing touches to her product to make it customer-ready. In fact, the only founder I've ever seen completely run the table for a multi-million dollar seed round based off of a Powerpoint is Chantel Waterbury of chloe + isabel. You know what?

Square Snaps Up New York Design Firm

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Along with a team of designers, the deal also offers the west coast-based mobile payment start-up a New York headquarters.

Startup Founder Reportedly Jumps to Her Death

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Faigy Mayer, the 30-year-old founder of app development company Appton, jumped off the roof of a New York City bar in what police said likely was a suicide

How Getting Rejected By Founder Collective Helped Save Our Startup

Vinicius Vacanti

Founder Collective wasn’t going to be investing. The meeting had been a complete disaster. Maybe nobody would. I Getting the Meeting.

How Amanda Hesser Went From Chef to Writer to Founder of a $6 Million Startup

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Chance for UK startups to pitch to New York investors

The Equity Kicker

Brian Frumberg, My friend and venture partner at our sister fund DFJ Gotham is organising a pitch event for UK startups to meet New York investors.

5 Most Interesting Things Tumblr's David Karp Told the New York Times

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Web platform's 26-year-old founder is the subject of a big profile in this weekend's Times Magazine. That’s for bankers.”

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.

New York City Tech Podcast: Eli Bronner, Growth at AngelList

View from Seed

New tech ecosystems often benefit from entrepreneurs who will dive in blind and figure out their direction along the way. This profile of founder tends to be younger, obsessively driven, and inclined towards making big, bold, necessary mistakes early and often on the path towards product-market fit.

Circle Media Merges with New York-based S3i Digital

SiliconHills

Circle Media, based in Austin, announced that it has merged with S3i Digital, based in New York. Austin

Startup Founders’ Favorite Interview Questions to Judge Early Team Fit

View from Seed

Ben Rubin , Co-founder & CEO, 10% Happier. Eric Berry , Co-founder & CEO, TripleLift. Built in New York.).

Evernote Founder: Apps Will Soon Be Obsolete

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But Phil Libin, the founder of the popular cross-platform note-taking system, says apps, in general, are not the be-all-end-all of mobile computing.

The 4 Types of Stories Founders Need to Tell When Fundraising

View from Seed

Thus, Slack was born in the company’s darkest hour, and now Slack’s team is bringing a new platform for team productivity to the world.