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#NYTechMeetup’s Raisej Calls for National NET Guard in #WSJ Op-Ed

#NYTechMeetup's Raisej Calls for National NET Guard in #WSJ Op-Ed

In a Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-Ore.) and Andrew Rasiej, chairman of the NY Tech Meetup, made the case that the U.S. needs a technology national guard to rebuild critical infrastructure when disaster strikes. A National Emergency Technology Guard, or NET Guard, could build [Full Story…]

Tech Leaders Ask Cuomo for State Campaign Finance Reform

Tech Leaders Ask Cuomo for State Campaign Finance Reform

More than 30 high-profile individuals from NYC’s tech industry are advocating reform of state campaign-finance laws. According to The New York Times, tech leaders including Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare and Kevin Ryan, founder of Gilt Groupe, are asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo overhaul the [Full Story…]

Tumblr Sponsors NY Tech Meetup

Tumblr Sponsors NY Tech Meetup

Last night Tumblr announced its sponsorship of the New York Tech Meetup alongside Google and Microsoft, according to Business Insider.  The group, founded in 2004, has become a hub for many NY-based startups to get their starts. “It’s a real validation of New York City's growth as a startup mecca [Full Story…]

NY Tech Meetup Board Elects Chairman

NY Tech Meetup Board Elects Chairman

The NY Tech Meetup's board has elected Personal Democracy Forum founder Andrew Rasiej chairman.  In statement published by WebNewser, Rasiej said that he is "honored" to be given this opportunity and that he believes the group's members "are the leaders who will help [Full Story…]

Rasiej: First US CTO Should Be ‘Internet Evangelist’

Rasiej: First US CTO Should Be 'Internet Evangelist'

Andrew Rasiej, the NYC-based founder of two politics and technology Web sites and the Personal Democracy Forum conference, spoke with USA Today about President-elect Obama's pledge to appoint the country's first chief technology officer (CTO).  Rasiej tells the publication that the [Full Story…]