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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.

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.

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

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


Access to many, many more world market centers (advertising, finance, fashion, media, food, etc.). The world’s fastest growing tech startup ecosystem. A 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 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


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.

Introduction to the New York Fintech Community

David Teten

FinTech New York Accelerator. Rise New York (good mailing list) – includes the Barclays Accelerator , in partnership with Techstars , and a coworking space for fintech startups. Startupbootcamp Fintech New York. Fintech New York: Partnerships, Platforms and Open Innovation. Broadhaven.

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


Nest New York is a new kind of a startup accelerator (can we really call it that?) Image by skinnylawyer

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

I’m here with some really phenomenal CEOs who are going to talk to us today about small business finances from funding to growth. 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. I had a better one when I came back from New York.

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.

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 . Co-sponsored by Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance – New York, the Founders’ Circle, and Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York.

Former Finance Guru Has Business Ownership in His Blood


I am from a small town in Upstate New York. Sometimes starting a business isn’t something the owner ever dreams of doing.

"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.

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


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. 

Walk down Silicon Alley…


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. General entrepreneurship New York Silicon Alley venture

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. and VolunteerSpot raising $1.5M. Continue reading → Consumer volunteerspot

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.

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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.

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 .

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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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.

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!


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

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 [.]

Where Are The Potential Business Investors — And What Do They Want?


Kristen Gramigna is Chief Marketing Officer for BluePay , helps new business find the right billing and invoice processing solution.