[New York] INGENUITY 2013


Despite the challenging US economy, the New York startup scene is burgeoning. Events & Happenings event INGENUITY innovation New York New York Venture Capital Association startup

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. In 2010, Eli Bronner and his Lua Technologies co-founders were this exact profile of entrepreneurs, and New York City was an exuberant tech ecosystem without much structure or identity.

Lean Startup Conference Comes to New York & London

Startup Lessons Learned

Guest post by Melissa Moore & Jennifer Maerz of Lean Startup Co. We’ve got two learning opportunities for you this spring: Join us at Lean Startup Conference New York (May 10-11) in Brooklyn for an intensive two days of specialized corporate innovator education and networking. Our workshops and keynotes cover: Connecting Lean Startup strategy to execution to avoid siloed efforts that fail to shift the organizational culture , with Lean Startup Co.

Finding Your Co-Founders


The number one question you all asked after reading my last blog post about starting a business from scratch was “how do I find my co-founders?&# And therein lies the problem in finding co-founders for that startup you’re dying to launch. It’s most comfortable to hang out with people like ourselves, but those are exactly the folks you probably don’t want to co-found a startup with. Finding Your Co-Founders [.]

Women 2.0's Founder Labs Expands to New York City


announced today that, thanks to its success, its Founder Labs pre-incubator program will become its own, separate organization. Moreover, the program will expand from its current San Francisco location to New York City, with the first east coast program set to begin in May.

Guide to Finding a Technical Co-Founder | Vinicius Vacanti


Home About Contact Me How To Make It as a First-Time Entrepreneur Vinicius Vacanti Guide to Finding a Technical Co-Founder September 7, 2010 | View Comments Steve Job's Technical Co-Founder “I’ve got this HUGE idea.

Finding The Perfect Startup Co-Founder


Kaviani co-founded CoFoundersLab less than tw Shahab o years ago with the aim of bringing entrepreneurs together to launch startups. Harvard i-Labs in Boston, and with New York University’s Stern School of Business. Is looking for a co-founder like looking for a mate?

New York Startup Exversion is Making Data Sexy (StartupBus Post #9)

Up and Running

Unfortunately for me, our bus had no wifi or cell phone service and it seems that the New York bus intercepted Charlie’s tweet before it even left the five boroughs. These three co-founders even headed out west when they scored an interview with Y-Combinator.

Co-founder Passionate About High-quality Pre-school Programs


New York and the Carolinas. Roberto Ortega and his wife founded KLA Schools was founded in 2008. Previously, Roberto worked in the real estate/construction industry for two years while his wife was a preschool teacher at a small preschool in Miami. There, she saw the lack of high-quality early education programs in the Miami area. Together, they wanted to create an impact on society by providing a quality early childhood education program.

A Google Docs interview with Richard Simms, co-founder of Tech Talent South

Jeff Hilimire

My name is Richard Simms and, I am a Cofounder of Tech Talent South. On October 20th, we will be launching our fifth 8-week Code Immersion Program for adults here in the Atlanta area as well as a new Intro to Website Design & Creation Class.

Cornell Co-Founder Connection


Happy to report that Entrepreneurship@Cornell has partnered with CoFoundersLab to launch Cornell C0-Founder Connection provide the broad Cornell University community with a free way to find a co-founder/business partner. A great team is critical to startup success, yet good co-founders/business partners are hard to find. Are you looking for a co-founder? TWO simple steps : 1) Create a FREE entrepreneur profile on Co-Founder Connection.

3 Secrets For Hiring On Wall Street Versus Silicon Valley


by Eliot Burdett, co-founder and CEO of Peak Sales Recruiting. While New York is influenced by Wall Street’s high-powered deal-making, business in San Francisco tends to have a more relaxed feel with an emphasis on relationships. So what about recruiting in New York City?

Find the Perfect Co-Founder for Your Startup


A lot of founders out there are looking for their significant others. We mean the search for a co-founder - someone to share your dreams, frustrations and late-night microwave popcorn. If you’re a single founder, this is crucial. Founder Dating is here.

Finding The Perfect Startup Co-Founder


Kaviani co-founded CoFoundersLab less than two years ago with the aim of bringing entrepreneurs together to launch startups. Harvard i-Labs in Boston, and with New York University’s Stern School of Business. Is looking for a co-founder like looking for a mate?

5 Tips for Founding a Tech Startup in NYC

The Startup Magazine

Anyone that wants to found a tech startup in New York will find the fast-paced lifestyle a challenge to deal with. New York City is the Largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a diverse culture and energy that runs around the clock 24/7.

Groupon Co-Founders to Teach at U of Chicago’s Booth School

Campus Entrepreneurship

Booth has announced a course called Building Interet Strartups: Risk, Reward, and Failure and it is being taught by two of Groupon’s co-founders.

Share Your Wifi Karma


This Karma ( www.yourkarma.com ) – a New York-based mobile provider that provides you with a small device that allows you to create a wireless hotspot via WiFi. You earn 100 megabytes of data each time you share your Karma – i.e. WiFi – with a new user.

Colleges Become Startup Factories | Crain’s New York Business

Campus Entrepreneurship

Phil Auerswald ( The Coming Prosperity ) shared a great piece by Steve Garmhausen of Crain’s New York on the city/region’s universities and colleges. From Garmhausen: “One of the greatest gifts you can give an entrepreneur is time,” said Mr. Parthasarathi, co-founder of CourseHorse, an online catalog of classes available in New York City, from dance and acting to computer programming.

Revolution co-founder talks Living Social, ZipCar, Steve Case & GroupOn Super Bowl Ads

Both Sides of the Table

The venture capital industry is so heavily skewed to Northern California, which the remains spilled over Boston, New York & Southern California. One thing that is abundantly clear is that we are consuming media in new, and changing, ways.

This Week in the New York Innovation Community – February 1st, 2010

This is going to be BIG.

We'll bring together Social Media Editors from some of the largest and most well-respected media outlets, as well as those in more traditional Editorial roles to discuss this new specialty role. RSVP: [link] 5PM NY Tech Meetup Student Mingle The NYTM Student Group's mission is to encourage the involvement of students and student leaders in the New York City tech community and thereby better educate and prepare tomorrow's entrepreneurs. Cathy Erway, Not Eating Out In New York.

Seeking CEO+team for VC-backed startup: Make America Functional Again

David Teten

By developing innovating technologies and taking a new approach, we believe that we can find alignment across various institutional and individual stakeholders with the means to leverage their networks and effectively push for progress. It’s preferable that you live in the New York tri-state area. See Ready to Join a New Management Team? See Should you co-found a company with your friend? Angel investing New York

Tired Of Your Job? Do Something Different With Escape The City


Escape the City recently expanded to New York in the United States to cater for the huge demand coming out of Wall Street. “It was a no-brainer to start in New York,” says Mike Howe, Escape the City ‘s lead in the United States.

Upcoming NYC family office conferences: Real estate and Blockchain

David Teten

The New York Family Office Real Estate Investment Conference , October 23rd, at Shearman & Sterling LLP, NYC. Keynote speakers: Mr. David Helfand , Co-President of Sam Zell’s Equity Group Investments; Mr. Jack Rosen , CEO, Rosen Partners, President of the American Jewish Congress and Chairman of the American Council for World Jewry; Mr. Ofer Yardeni , Chairman & Founder, Stonehenge; Mr. Tal Kerret , President of Silverstein Properties and Dr. (Er.) New York

What’s on your home screen? Checking in with HowAboutWe co-founder Aaron Schildkrout

The Next Web

Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io. What’s On Your Home Screen” is presented by Fueled, a New York and London-based mobile app development company that produces award-winning apps for big brands like Barneys to hot startups like QuizUp.

Stray Boots Launches Mobile Guided Urban Scavenger Game Around NYC


Well yeah, they’re about to be made obsolete if New York City-based mobile game startup Stray Boots had its way. We strive to create an experience that’s fun and engaging,” says Stray Boots CEO and co-founder Avi Millman.

INSEAD Panel Event: Angel Investing 101, NY

David Teten

Panelists are: - Alain Bankier, active member of New York Angels and former CEO of Manichewitz. David Teten, Partner, ff Venture Capital, and Founder and Chair of the Harvard Business Angels of Greater New York. Vince Scafaria, a serial entrepreneur, Co-Founder and CEO of DotAlign and previously DealMaven. Nick Taranto, Co-Founder of Plated.com. New York Presentations and Conferences

Ultimate Workout Room/Playroom for Crossfit, Parkour, and Gymnastics

David Teten

What is the best way to create maximum workout options in a New York apartment? They are constantly finding new permutations for combining the apparatus, e.g., jumping from the rings onto the trapeze. Active Living Fitness New York Parenting

The Trouble With Non-tech Cofounders | TechCrunch


The Trouble With Non-tech Cofounders. This is a guest post by Scott Allison, CEO and founder of Teamly.com. I want to reflect on my experience as a non-technical founder and reassess my original decision – almost two years ago – to stick to what I’m good at, and not waste time learning to code. The problem with non-technical founders is that they don’t know what they don’t know, until they’re in way too deep. New York City. Startups. Mobile.

First Annual MENA Tech Summit Launches in NY, for Investors and Entrepreneurs

David Teten

In my research on how private equity and VC funds source investments , one of our conclusions was that VCs get better returns when they invest outside of the traditional geographic hotspots of New York, Boston, and the Bay Area. I hope to see you on April 25 in New York!

Oct. 25 NY: Enterprise Tech Meetup: Best Practices in Startup Hiring

David Teten

Daniel Chait, Co-founder, Greenhouse. Career Events New York RecruitingI’m participating this Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Enterprise Tech Meetup, where we’ll discuss best practices in B2B startup hiring.

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Women 2.0 » FounderDating: How I Found My Co-Founder


female founders. founder friday. Lessons learned from female founders and women entrepreneurs. Startup Quote: Wendy Tan White on Building a Successful Startup » FounderDating: How I Found My Co-Founder. Tweet By Elizabeth Knopf (Co-Founder & CEO, Sorced).

WeWork’s Cofounder Miguel McKelvey to Speak at SXSW 2018


WeWork Cofounder and Chief Culture Officer Miguel McKelvey will be a speaker at South by Southwest Interactive 2018. McKelvey cofounded WeWork in 2010 with Adam Neumann in New York City. The post WeWork’s Cofounder Miguel McKelvey to Speak at SXSW 2018 appeared first on SiliconHills. WeWork is a privately held company with more than 3,000 employees. It has more than 160,000 members worldwide and it currently has 170 locations in […].

Nov. 8, NYC: Conference on Family Office Investments in Tech

David Teten

Speakers include Mr. Eric Rosenbach , Former Chief of Staff to Secretary of Defense and Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, Ms. Campbell , Founder & President, FutureGrasp, LLC, Mr. Jonathan Nutzati Fontaine , Founder, CEO at Mothership Aeronautics, Mr. Alexsey Matyushev , CEO & Co-Founder, Natilus. New York Presentations and Conferences

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Why a 50/50 Split is Almost Never Right for Co-Founders by @DaveParkerSEA


New York. Founder Feedback. Why a 50/50 Split is Almost Never Right for Co-Founders by @DaveParkerSEA. Founder Feedback gives you insights from the startup trenches. And, each of you have higher expectations then you have voiced to your co-founder.

IGNITE! pitch event at Microsoft – September 4

David Teten

The app’s core features are built around engagement and discovery of new brands. We have invented 10 new games to satisfy needs in the stock market that nobody else can satisfy, as confirmed by primary market research. Events New York NextNY

10 random online resources for Entrepreneurs (2010 version)

crowdSPRING Blog

So I considered resources that I use on a regular basis, that provide real value to me in my own life as a startup co-Founder and that I think others will benefit from. My favorite business section of any newspaper is the one I read daily in The New York Times.

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. The schedule of panels in New York is: Monday, January 14 th : Angel Investing Best Practices – 9-11AM, Edwards Wildman offices (750 Lexington, 8th floor; at 59th Street). Europe-Maghreb renewable energy projects are creating new investment opportunities.

Five Questions with: Zach Sims, Codecademy CEO/Cofounder

Hunter Walker

Zach Sims: We started working together in January of 2011 after my cofounder Ryan and I saw the huge gap between education and employment. HW: Who are two underrated folks in the New York tech scene? I’m a fan of someone who actually unfortunately just left the New York tech scene: Moawia Eldeeb, the cofounder of SmartSpot (a Y Combinator company in this batch

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Naval Ravikant (Fundraising)

Scott Edward Walker

This week, we are sharing a bonus video: the first keynote address at the 7th Founder Showcase in San Francisco entitled “The Anatomy of a Fundable Startup,” presented by Naval Ravikant. Naval is a very smart entrepreneur and investor, and the co-founder of Venture Hacks and AngelList.

Here’s How We Raised $1.1 Million For Our Custom Clothing Startup

YFS Magazine

For context, my co-founder dropped out of college, and I’m from inner-city New York. Finance Grow angel investors money raising capital raising money venture capital

Seeking CEO+Cofounders for Spinoff of VC-Backed Startup, W. 36th St.

David Teten

ff Venture Capital is creating a new, spin-off business from an existing company, and we need a team to take the reins. Initially you will likely be working out of our co-working space on West 36th St., - Do you have a great team but your product just isn’t working? -

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Should You Hire a Programmer or DIY? | Vinicius Vacanti


September 27, 2010 | View Comments This is the third part of a series on becoming your own technical co-founder. In 2008, we couldn’t find a technical co-founder for Yipit. I’m writing about how I became our technical co-founder.

[Review] Hatching Twitter


That winning announcement would catapult them into the Internet big league – whether the service, or the co-founders behind it, were ready or not.