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Friday November 28, 2014

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#Crowdfunding Helps Business Recover, #GA Expands Nationally

#Crowdfunding Helps Business Recover, #GA Expands Nationally

Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Red Hook store owned by Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross, Court Street Grocers. They told WNYC they are raising money through the crowdfunding site Smallknot instead of FEMA or the Small Business Association. According to WNYC 's New Tech City, they lost everything [Full Story…]

NYs Loosecubes Shutting Down Operations

NYs Loosecubes Shutting Down Operations

NY based Loosecubes, a co-working startup, will shut down its operations according to a blog post on its site. According to PandoDaily, the company raised $7.8 million in June and in 2010 the company raised $1.23 million. Loosecubes' goal was to become "the Airbnb of office space." However, with [Full Story…]

NY Tops in #CoWorking Spaces

NY Tops in #CoWorking Spaces

NY has more co-working spaces than any other city. According to Manoush Zomorodi, technology has made it easier for people to work from any location. Zomorodi compiled a list of tips on what to look for when searching for a co-working space and here are some samples; Shared desks and pay per [Full Story…]

Loosecubes Updates Ranking System To Office-Renting Site

Loosecubes Updates Ranking System To Office-Renting Site

Loosecubes, a NY based company that rents out a business's extra office space by day or week, has added new features for its ranking system. Now through the site, renters can rank and review by noise, Wi-Fi strength, and even "coolness" in order for a renter to gauge the vibe and potential for [Full Story…]

Studiomates Explore Co-Working in DUMBO

Studiomates Explore Co-Working in DUMBO

According to The New York Times, "140 characters in a Twitter post cannot compete with 26 characters in a Brooklyn loft." 26 is the number of members of Studiomates, a co-working space in Dumbo, who collectively have around 500,000 Twitter followers and many more on their blogs, Foursquare and [Full Story…]

New Work City Holds Launch Event

New Work City Holds Launch Event

NYConvergence ORIGINALManhattan's first co-working space held an event in its new home the evening of Saturday, November 1, with speeches by co-founders Tony Bacigalupo (the "Mayor of New Work City) and Sanford Dickert as well as from the founder of Brooklyn co-working space The Change You [Full Story…]