The New York Times Launches TimeSpace, Its Own Startup Incubator/Accelerator

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The New York Times is launching a new startup accelerator, TimeSpace, a 4 month program taking in early stage media startups into the NYT Headquarters. News Startup Accelerators TimeSpace Accelerators Incubators New York Times NYT Startup

The Most Obvious Mobile Ad Unit and What the New York Times Got Wrong

Both Sides of the Table

The New York Times recently ran an article titled, “ Tech Companies Leave Phone Calls Behind.” You need to be able to screen out the 52% of calls that are information requests with technology. I have invested in 6 ad technology companies so I get to see trends across all segments of the industry. ” I love the NY Times and am a paying subscriber. But this article missed the real trend.

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New York Lean Startup Week

Startup Lessons Learned

Next week, I travel to New York, where I'm especially excited to see the entrepreneurial renaissance that is in progress, first hand. I am declaring next week to be officially Lean Startup Week in New York City. Special thanks to Trevor Owens for helping to organize my New York trip.). SXSW was amazing and exhausting. We'll have slides and video from our Lean Startup track posted soon.

New York City Tech Industry Strong, Growing Fast

Inc Startups

As if the thriving New York City tech ecosystem needed any more heady boosterism. Jobs in the technology sector in New York City are not only being created at a faster pace than in other sectors, but they also pay 49 percent more than the average citywide hourly wage.

Two Days of Entrepreneurial Community Building In Upstate New York

Feld Thoughts

On Wednesday and Thursday I spent two awesome days with my long time friend Martin Babinec (the founder of Trinet), his partner at Upstate Venture Connect – Nasir Ali – and about 1000 members of the Upstate New York entrepreneurial community. I had barely crossed the threshold (Feld Technologies has 12 employees and was slightly bigger than $ 1m ) and for the first time as an entrepreneur I spent a concentrated chunk of time surrounded by 50 of my peers.

Whatever Happened to the Laptop Computer? New York Times – 30 Years Ago

Business of Software Blog

So much to enjoy in this article from the New York Times almost 30 years ago on the demise of the laptop computer. An interesting lesson in what happens when new technology is introduced into the mass market. ” New York Times.

Telco R&D Centers in Israel Scorecard

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Next month, one of the leading European operators is expected to announce a dedicated, Israel-focused venture capital fund. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation clusters, some telcos are getting a better ROI from Israel than others. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Quantifying the Runways at New York Fashion Week

Inc Startups

Wearable technology will be all over New York Fashion Week this year. Will some of the glam rub off on a notoriously nerdy industry

New York State of Mind

David Lee

One of my favorite new restaurants. Not everything is about technology and startups. Some lingering thoughts from our trip to NYC last week: I love Locanda Verde. Partly owned by Robert DeNiro, my favorite actor. Even better. Some of SV Angel’s biggest “winners” will come from NYC. But I wouldn’t be surprised if our biggest winner in the next few years hails from NYC or Brooklyn.

Funding Computer Science Education In NY

Feld Thoughts

Two weeks ago Wellesley unveiled their new Human-Computer Interaction Lab which we underwrote. I’m chair of the National Center for Women & Information Technology. Philanthropy computer science new york non-profit Last week Fred and Joanne Wilson announced that they are helping create a $5m seed fund to invest in computer science education in the NYC public school system.

Lose Weight and Get Strong Without Leaving Your House

David Teten

Of course, we still live in New York, which means we have to use every square foot wisely. We haven’t made many commitments yet in planning the new apartment. Active Living Fitness Food New York Parenting Personal Technology Productivity

Technology Trend Tracking – Fast Path to Innovation Glory

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Innovators need to keep an eagle eye on new technology trends. These new developments offer a constant stream of opportunities (if you think and take action on them), but it’s a bit like that famous clip [.]. Entrepreneurial Innovation Leadership Trends, Futurism, and Research Creativity Gizmag New York Times TechCrunch technology technology radar Technology Review technology trend tracking technology trend watching tracking trends Twitter Wall Street Journal

Taxi-Hailing Battle Heats Up in New York City

Inc Startups

Hailo announced it raised a new $30 million round of funding led by Union Square Ventures. As taxi-hailing-app maker Hailo attempts to tackle the crucial New York City market, it has investor Fred Wilson on its side.

Free Advice for: The New York Times iPad App

crowdSPRING Blog

Books, magazines, blogs, and The New York Times. Related posts: Small business tips: mobile technology, the iPad, and your business. business How To Strategy Technology design inspiration product The New York Times UI UXI am a crank. There, I said it.

The “Good” Student « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

But what I remind them is that great grades and successful founders/technology entrepreneurs have at best a zero correlation (and anecdotal evidence suggests that the correlation may actually be negative.) Google requires transcripts for new grads. And even not-so-new engineers.

Top 25 Technology Blogs In 2016 You Need To Follow

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It’s the time when technological science is growing. They’ve positively influenced many bloggers and small businesses and inspired new entrepreneurs to take their first steps. For two years in a row, she’s been voted among the “Top 100 Social Media and Technology Leader” by Inman News.

Making Technology Work For Those Who Aren’t Working

Feld Thoughts

Many of the advisory board member attendees looked like hammered dog s**t as they were part of the New York financial services and real estate world. “How do you make technology work for those who are not working? Especially for those who are not working because of technology.” So that’s what I’m going to do this year, both in the context of my existing work, and on new intellectual, functional, and philosophical paths.

Media, Education and Context in 2020

VC Cafe

In 1939 the New York Times wrote an op-ed on the adoption of a new media format back then, the Television, saying: “The problem with television is that people must sit and keep their eyes glued on a screen; the average American family hasn’t time for it.”.

A discussion about creating startup hubs

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Andrew Ross Sorkin and I talked about creating startup hubs yesterday at the New York Times’ Cities For Tomorrow conference. entrepreneurship NYC Uncategorized VC & Technology

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.

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’ve been working on this general problem (dramatically improving computer science education, both in K-12 and college) for a while through my work at the National Center for Women & Information Technology.

How the New York City innovation community can still lose (and what you can do about it)

This is going to be BIG.

I remember hearing that a New York City venture fund was raising money in 2004 and almost skipping the meeting, because New York wasn’t a viable place to deploy that much capital—it was a small blip in the past. I've heard that most new angels make 70% of their lifetime investments within the first year of starting to invest--i.e. There isn’t a single person in the NYC that is more excited than I am about how far we’ve come.

Techweek Announces Its Top 100 New York City Leaders

Inc Startups

The annual technology conference returns to the Big Apple in mid-October

What are the top VC firms and angel groups in Seattle/Portland/Vancouver (or Pacific Northwest area)?

Gust

The Pacific Northwest has some of the best and most active angel groups in the country (and I say that coming from New York!) WINGS – The Medical Technology Angel Group – Seattle, WA ( [link] com/ ). In particular, the first two, Alliance of Angels and Bellingham Angel Group, are two of the preeminent groups in the country, easily rivaling those of us in California, New York and Massachusetts.

Upstate New York Do More Faster Book Tour

Feld Thoughts

Last summer, my long time friend Martin Babinec and his colleague Nasir Ali asked me if I’d come spend a few days in Upstate New York talking about TechStars and entrepreneurial communities. We’ve been friends for 20 years so it was easy for me to say yes to spend two days with Martin in Upstate New York and help him further his mission of expanding the entrepreneurial communities throughout the region.

A New Campus for Budding Engineers and Entrepreneurs in New York

Inc Startups

As his last days at City Hall wind down, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg moved to solidify his regime''s legacy in technology , entrepreneurship, education, and job creation.

Launch of Harvard Business School Angels of New York

David Teten

Back in December, Richard Kane, President, Harvard Business School Club of New York , asked me if I’d like to chair the newly-formed Harvard Business School Angels of New York. Burstein, Managing Partner , Millennium Technology Value Partners.

Washington's Appeal to New York Start-ups

Inc Startups

Todd Park, the chief technology officer of the U.S., sought to prove at the New York Tech Meetup that, yes, the White House is becoming more tech savvy. At Tuesday evening's New York Tech Meetup, U.S.

Venture Capital Access Program launches to aid women and diverse entrepreneurs

David Teten

I am very happy to announce today a new program I’ve been working on designed to support women and diverse entrepreneurs, particularly those in the technology sector. Women-owned businesses, according to the Forte Foundation represent about 775,000 new startups per year.

Entrepreneurship in New York: The Mismatch between Venture Capital and Academic R&D

ithacaVC

I received this report yesterday: Entrepreneurship in New York ebook. Hello Friends and Colleagues, We are pleased to pass along to you our recent paper “Entrepreneurship in New York: The Mismatch between Venture Capital and Academic R&D”. This study, which updates reports published by Excell Partners in 2009, confirmed that New York State continues to be exceptionally strong in academic R&D and innovation.

Facebook's New York State of Mind

Inc Startups

Ten years into Facebook''s existence, the company also is marking its two-year anniversary in New York City. Building Up New York They had lunch with the mayor. With the new Gehry-designed digs downtown, it might be even easier for Facebook to lure top talent.

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. The company is part of the portfolio of the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) of the University of Texas.

Introduction to the New York Fintech Community

David Teten

FinTech New York Accelerator. MetaProp (real estate technology). 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. Most significant VCs in New York , including ff Venture Capital , are active investors in fintech. The Future of Money & Technology Summit.

New York Stock Exchange Will Hold Trial Run for Snap IPO

Inc Startups

The NYSE is hoping to avoid technological snafus similar to Facebook's IPO in 2012

NYC’s FinTech Innovation Lab

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Applications are open for New York’s seventh annual FinTech Innovation Lab , a 12-week program that I have blogged about a bunch here on AVC. This proram is for early and growth stage companies that have developed cutting edge technology products targeted at financial services customers. The FinTech Innovation Lab is run by the Partnership Fund for New York City and Accenture. NYC VC & Technology

Nest New York To Help Finnish Startups Establish Themselves Stateside

ArcticStartup

Nest New York is a new kind of a startup accelerator (can we really call it that?) in New York that helps Finnish companies establish themselves into the US market, according to Finnish Talouselämä.

Financial Technology Panel this Wednesday in NYC

David Teten

Co-sponsored by Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance – New York, the Founders’ Circle, and Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. Hear from venture capitalist Matt Harris of Bain Capital Ventures and New York City Investment Fund’s Maria Gotsch. billion in over 200 financial technology startups. Events New York NextNY

New York's Attorney General Puts Patent Trolls on Notice

Inc Startups

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman lays the groundwork to rein in patent troll abuse and fraud in New York. They drain critical resources from small and medium-sized businesses that would otherwise be available for reinvestment and job creation, which are sorely needed across New York."

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. 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. The post New York City Tech Podcast: Eli Bronner, Growth at AngelList appeared first on NextView Ventures.

Akimbo and Toopher Pitching at Finovate in New York

SiliconHills

Two Central Texas technology companies are presenting at FinovateFall 2013 in New York today and tomorrow. FinovateFall 2013 is a two-day showcase of cutting-edge financial and banking technology innovations from startups as well as established companies. Six of the 71 […] The post Akimbo and Toopher Pitching at Finovate in New York appeared first on SiliconHills.