TechStars New York

Feld Thoughts

TechStars is coming to New York City. David Cohen , who is relocating to NY for January to March of next year, and David Tisch (I’m encouraging him to change his name to just Tisch to save me the brain damage of “which David&# ) will be running the program. The first program runs from 1/10/11 to 4/8/11. Applications are open now.

Introducing the Hitchhiker’s Guide to New York City Tech

View from Seed

New York City is a dream but can also be a navigational nightmare, equal parts crammed circus and rat race mixed at warp speed. In order to provide more transparent access and information, today we’re excited to launch the Hitchhiker’s Guide to New York City Tech.

Human Instrumentation at the New York Marathon

Feld Thoughts

And if you recognize Dennis’ name, that’s because he’s the founder / CEO of Foursquare. Fred Wilson emailed me a link to Dennis Crowley’s post I’m running the NYC Marathon tomorrow! Fred knows my obsession with human instrumentation, marathons, and social media. As I write this from my house in Eldorado Springs, Colorado, I can see that Dennis is at mile 4.64 of the NYC Marathon via RunKeeper. He just checked in at mile 5 on Foursquare.

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

Startup Professionals Musings

Rose, who has been described as "the Father of Angel Investing in New York" by Crain's New York Business, and a "world conquering entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek. I recently had the privilege of interviewing David S.

Place Branding: 3 Unique Storytelling Projects For Branding A City

Brandanew

New York: New York, unlike Paris, had to build the brand from scratch and yet it has been incredible successful. The “I [heart] New York” campaign was a huge success and so was the more recent “NYC Work”. Cities are not just places.

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

The Equity Kicker

In all these cases the founders have to work closely with existing players in their industries making ‘hyphen-tech’ a good name. 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.

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. At the same time, in an effort to build up the base of “bench talent” in New York City, I’ve been running Product Manager School through nextNY. Business plan competitions are the air guitar championships of the startup world.

Top 3 Startup Winner: Happenstance

The Startup Magazine

In the summer of 2015, our co-founder/managing editor, Stephanie Choporis, was a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and tasked with the following assignment: develop an idea for a new media product.

When New York City comes together for the Marathon #ingnycm

This is going to be BIG.

Pro Tip: Write your name on your shirt so everyone cheering will call your name out across all 26.2 Well, thank you, New York. There are only a few times in my life where I felt like all of NYC was on the same page--sharing the same moment, and most of them were pretty bad. We all went through 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy together, but of course, we''d rather not have had to endure those tragedies, even though we were resiliant.

What to Expect When a Debt Goes to Collection

The Startup Magazine

As her character continues to rack up debt, she’s pursued by a persistent debt collector named Derek Smeath—who goes so far as to chase her in real life after his incessant calls don’t get through.

Thinking About the Next Chief Digital Officer of New York City

This is going to be BIG.

When a new CEO for a company is hired, you might change out a few people, but you wouldn''t replace all the key folks. You wouldn''t hire a new GM and just immediately get rid of your All-Star players. Sterne is tasked with helping to make NYC.gov more user-friendly, ensuring that agencies integrate social media opportunities and serving as an advocate for the digital media industry in New York City.". Here''s a name for you: Jenn Vargas.

FHA Loans – How Government Loan Programs Work

The Startup Magazine

As the name implies, jumbo loans are simply loans with a higher borrow limit. They provide the ability for borrowers to loan for luxury markets and areas such as New York City and some areas of California where home prices are very high.

29 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. I thought youthful aging would make a great website name but it was taken.

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19 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. 6- Combined two words to form a strong name. 7- Name was drawn out of sarcasm.

35 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. I then ran a crowdsourced contest on crowdSpring to come up with ideas for the name.

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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 entrepreneurs need to learn how to turn over rocks better. Look, New York City isn’t for everyone.

You name the price; I’ll name the terms.

Berkonomics

The most striking example was the one hundred–million–dollar purchase of one of my companies by a New York private equity investor using only five million of its cash. You name the price; I’ll name the terms.

The reality of Profitably raising money from angels and VCs in New York

David Teten

Adam was one of our star students from the first class in New York, when Profitably was just Adam, a Powerpoint, and a really amazing domain name. Adam Neary wrote an unusually open post about his experience raising $1.1m for Profitably , a provider of small business analytics. Disclosure: I’m a Mentor for Founder Institute. I also have a very small stake in Profitably from this past relationship.)

Simply Awesome Leadership in Computer Science Education

Feld Thoughts

In it Fred announced a new initiative in New York City called The Academy For Software Engineering. If successful, it will have a profound impact on computer science education in the New York public high school system. I’m involved in the nascent stages of two projects in Boulder going by the code names “CodeStars” and “The Software School.”

50+ Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Whatever the inspiration or relation may be, the naming of your business is one of the most important parts of becoming a CEO. ’ and hence the name ‘Self Lender.’ The SA was from my name, Steve Acree.

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Finalist Women and Minority Entrepreneurs Named in VCAP Program

David Teten

HBS Angels of NY and the NAIC have named the finalist women and minority entrepreneurs of the Venture Capital Access Program; check out the press release below. Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York and the. Castle Surgical ‘s ( www.castlesurgical.com , New York, NY) patent-pending surgical devices enable surgeons to easily perform partial kidney and partial liver surgery. New York, NY.

Is North America Still a Startup Heaven?

The Startup Magazine

The form of companies dominating the startup scene changes , new types of startup founders appear, different partnerships are created, and new, powerful innovation hubs emerge. Namely, when observed under the microscope, this tech centre is not living up to our expectations.

Finalist Women and Minority Entrepreneurs Named in VCAP Program

David Teten

HBS Angels of NY and the NAIC have named the finalist women and minority entrepreneurs of the Venture Capital Access Program; check out the press release below. Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York and the. Castle Surgical ‘s ( www.castlesurgical.com , New York, NY) patent-pending surgical devices enable surgeons to easily perform partial kidney and partial liver surgery. New York, NY.

New York and early stage ventures

aweissman.com

New York and early stage ventures. Roger Ehrenberg : "As both an active angel investor and entrepreneur, I can say one thing for sure: macroeconomic woes aside, the New York early-stage investment scene is vibrant, exciting, and full of possibilities. Real Names Be Proof: twitter music usv words e: andy at aweissman dot com or andy at usv dot com "Great meals fade in reflection; everything else gains Tags: New York , venturecapital.

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. Other notable names include Mr. Paolo Tasca, Executive Director, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University College London, Mr. Richard Stockley, Head of Blockchain. New YorkI hope you can join us at some of DC Finance’s upcoming Family Office conferences in NYC. If you use registration code 207 , it will facilitate their tracking. (I

America, where everybody has a chance to win

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The new Miss America is a real stunner. Miss New York, now Miss America, is a Syracuse native and University of Michigan graduate, her name is Nina Davuluri. Wow, we’ve hit a new low. The New York woman won it, fair and square.

The Problem is the Advertising, Not the Ad Blocker

crowdSPRING Blog

Just earlier this month , New York Times Company CEO Mark Thompson said they were moving toward a similar approach, defending the move by declaring, “No one who refuses to contribute to the creation of high quality journalism has the right to consume it.”

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!

How to get creative with your domain name registration

The Next Web

Amanda Foley is a writer and marketing associate at audience.io , a New York and London based audience development company. Naming your startup can be one of the most difficult challenges for an entrepreneur. And the name you choose tells whether or not you passed that test.”.

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How to Get World Class Experts to Support Your Company

David Teten

This is particularly true in New York, where their traditional financial services industry client base has sustained significant damage since the 2008 financial crisis. It’s definitely true that industry leaders, established professionals, want to be a part of new, innovative companies.

Sloppy Reporting from The New York Times on Carried Interest Debate

Seeing Both Sides

But I cheated and peeked at my email late Saturday afternoon and discovered an email from a friend saying, "I'm surprised to see you take such a public stance on the capital gains tax rates," with a link to a New York Times article on the topic. Other than the fact that my name and firm name are accurate, nothing else in that sentence is correct. I guess this is just another example of sloppy reporting, but I expect better from the New York Times.

Nov. 9: Capital on Stage VC Showcase in NY

David Teten

We’ll meet at Goodwin Procter on the top floor of the New York Times building. To claim it you should enter my name in the reference field when you apply for an invite via the CapitalOnStage.com website. Events ff Venture Capital New York NextNY

Why Your Startup's Name Matters

mashable.com

Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! Why Your Startup’s Name Matters. Cezary Pietrzak is a New York-based creative marketer and growth strategist. This article is the first in a three-part series about naming your startup; on Thursday, we’ll discuss creating names, and on Friday, we’ll discuss testing names. Naming can be one of the most difficult challenges in the early stages of a startup. Naming.

More Cash for Entrepreneurs, Crowdfunding, and Indiegogo

David Teten

However, if you are looking for rewards-based returns, e.g., getting your name in a movie, or being happy that you helped someone have a baby, then you can be very comfortable investing through crowdfunding sites such as Indiegogo. .

Name A Startup

ultralightstartups.com

Apply to Pitch (New York). Name A Startup. Name A Startup. I’m often in the process of naming a startup. Here’s what I found: 1) Qualities of a good name. The following is a list of qualities of a good name for your startup. The prioritization of these qualities is highly subjective and specific to the project/product being named. 2) Name types. Note some names can fit in multiple categories. Name and Tagline.

HBS Alumni Angels Investor Meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 16

David Teten

HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York is holding its next investor evening for our members (angels and VCs) on January 16. The Shirt was named Oprah’s “Must Have Fashion Item” of 2011, and is distributed through Bloomingdale’s, boutiques, and www.the-shirt.com. - Smallknot is a TechStars NYC 2012 community crowdfunding platform for small businesses. HBS Alumni Angels Meetings New York

16 Tips for Picking the Perfect Startup Name

mashable.com

Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! 16 Tips for Picking the Perfect Startup Name. Cezary Pietrzak is a New York-based creative marketer and growth strategist. But how do you actually create a name? SEE ALSO: Why Your Startup’s Name Matters.

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Pick the Perfect Name for Your Startup

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Sony Retires the Cassette Walkman After 30 Years May 28, 2010 Frances McInnis View Comments HOW TO: Pick the Perfect Name for Your Startup email share email share Do you like this story? to get the scoop on finding a name that will work on the web.

How to Pick the Right Name for Your Business

mashable.com

How to Pick the Right Name for Your Business. There are endless paths to take when brainstorming your new business name. But for many small business owners and entrepreneurs, the naming process is fraught with uncertainty and doubt. A business begins with a name — the cornerstone of company identity that shapes branding, company tone and first impressions. Your business name sets the tone for all that follows. Opt for a descriptive name.

5/25-NYC – Investing in Intellectual Capital: Patents, Trademarks, Domain Names, Litigation, Government Rights, and other Intangible Assets

David Teten

I’m excited about the program below on “Investing in Intellectual Capital: Intellectual Capital: Patents, Trademarks, Domain Names, Litigation, Government Rights, and other Intangible Assets” Click here to make a reservation.

The Knicks love LeBron, but do they LIKE him? Not really.

Jeff Hilimire

Remember the last time New York decided they wanted to bring someone in? This happened: Her name was Betty White. Tags: Social Marketing/Media cmon lebron facebook knicks lebron james new york spike lee

Naming: Ten crucial questions when naming your business, product, or Web site

www.rhymer.com

FREE Naming. Rhymer Home > Naming > 10 Questions When Naming. Ten crucial questions when naming your business, product, or Web site: Who are my consumers? What am I naming? What type of a name do I want? How long should the name be? Do the sounds in the name have the right appeal? What associations should the name evoke? What are the foreign language implications of the name? How should I test the name? Deals.

Eat, Pray, Love, and Vacation

entrepreMusings

The only character in India who the author says she uses his real name is Richard from Texas. Tags: book review books new york city parenting austin bhagavad gita eat pray love elizabeth gilbert india indonesia italy richard from texas soul mates virginia woolf yoga