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#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

NY-based startup Seat Geek launched a new iPhone app that lets users to search and buy tickets for sports, concerts and other events. According to Forbes, the company already had a mobile app, but they wanted to create one from "the ground up" after seeing mobile traffic increase by about 40% in a [Full Story…]

Launch.it Centralizes #CES Startup News

Launch.it Centralizes #CES Startup News

NY-based startup, Launch.it was chosen to manage the startup news onslaught at the Consumer Electronics Show next month. According to VentureBeat, the company's platform will act as a central platform for exhibitors to publish news, and distribute contact information at the Eureka Park CES and [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Beta Summer Camp Readies Startups

Brooklyn Beta Summer Camp Readies Startups

Craig Shapiro, startup investor from Silicon Valley, relocated to NY in 2011 and launched his seed pool for startups known as the Collaborative Fund. While on the East Coast, Shapiro met Cameron Koczon, founder of Brooklyn Beta. According to Ad Week, the two became friends and started the Brooklyn [Full Story…]

NY’s Outbrain and Codeacademy Take New Offices

NY's Outbrain and Codeacademy Take New Offices

Recently both Outbrain and Codeacademy have opened new office spaces in NY, according to the Commercial Observer. Outbrain, a provider of strategic website enhancements, has signed a 25,000 square foot lease at 39 West 13th  Street. The company has signed the lease through 2020 and will be taking [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Startup Scene Event Tomorrow

Brooklyn Startup Scene Event Tomorrow

On November 14th, the Brooklyn Venture Community will be holding an event called, "The Brooklyn Startup Scene: Brooklyn CoWorking Spaces & Their Entrepreneurs." The Brooklyn Venture Community is a meetup group with over 250 Brooklyn-based entrepreneurial and freelance members that serves as a [Full Story…]

VISUALIZED Part II: Data Is Not Dry

VISUALIZED Part II: Data Is Not Dry

By Lauren Keyson Speakers at the Visualized Conference in Manhattan Times Center in NY on Friday showed how powerful data can be if it’s visually created. The event’s message was that images and drawings and interactive capabilities of data can be turned into thrilling art projects that resonate [Full Story…]

VISUALIZED Part I: Data Can Be Beautiful

VISUALIZED Part I: Data Can Be Beautiful

By Lauren Keyson The Visualized Conference was held at Time Center in Manhattan on Friday to explore the evolution of communication at the intersection of big data, storytelling and design.  The event inspired with new ideas on how to make a bigger impact when visually sharing the story of a data [Full Story…]

Facebook Reschedules Gifts Event for November 15th

Facebook Reschedules Gifts Event for November 15th

Facebook rescheduled its Gifts event for November 15. This is the second attempt by the company to host the event since Hurricane Sandy. It was originally scheduled for November 1, according to CNET, but will still take place at FAO Schwartz in Manhattan. Hurricane Sandy caused power outages and [Full Story…]

NYVCA: Pushing the Envelope – Guns, Steel and Money

NYVCA: Pushing the Envelope - Guns, Steel and Money

By Lauren Keyson That the NY tech community continues to be effervescent was an overriding message at yesterday’s Third Annual Ingenuity Conference at New World Stages in center of off-Broadway. The goal of the event’s organizer, the NY Venture Capital Association, was to promote the [Full Story…]

NY Tech Scene Responds to #Sandy with Fundraiser/Hackathon #NYTechResponds

NY Tech Scene Responds to #Sandy with Fundraiser/Hackathon #NYTechResponds

In a response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy various organization of the NY tech community are organizing a 48-hour hackathon next week on November 7-8, which will focus on challenges arising from Hurricane Sandy and to raise money for relief efforts. Money will most likely be donated [Full Story…]

NYTM Says Volunteers Needed for #Sandy Recovery #nytech

NYTM Says Volunteers Needed for #Sandy Recovery #nytech

Jessica Lawrence, managing director of NY Tech Meetup said the city's tech community is facing significant losses after Hurricane Sandy. In an email sent late yesterday to NYTM’s thousands of members, she put out a call for technically skilled volunteers to add their names to a database so that they [Full Story…]

Google, AllThingsD Cancel #NYtech events due to #Sandy

Google, AllThingsD Cancel #NYtech events due to #Sandy

As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the D: Dive Into Mobile Conference and Google's Android event today have both been canceled. The effects of the storm are expected to start as early as this morning in NY and Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency. The Dive Into Mobile Conference, presented [Full Story…]

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

#EngageNYC Hosts Summit on Digital Media in Government

Recently, NYC Digital hosted its second annual Engage NYC: Digital Media in Government summit. The event took place at Google's headquarters in New York. Presentations covered topics like digital communications and the state of the digital city in addition to an awards ceremony for outstanding work [Full Story…]

iEvening: Chocolate, Marijuana and Grit #iBreakfast

iEvening: Chocolate, Marijuana and Grit #iBreakfast

By Lauren Keyson Several entrepreneurs came to iEvening’s “Are You Fundable?” event last night to get feedback on their products. All of them involved technology or the internet.  A lot of advice for the timid and not so timid presenters included the need for grit – the need to stick to their [Full Story…]

New Work City Hosts First Startup Funeral #nyctech

New Work City Hosts First Startup Funeral #nyctech

A group of six entrepreneurs created an event, Startup Funeral, that celebrates startups that have failed. The event is meant to put a lighthearted spin on the failure of a startup and help celebrate and discuss lessons from various projects. Leo Newball, freelance Web developer and co-organizer of [Full Story…]