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Genesis Media Raises $3M in Series A Funding #VC

Genesis Media Raises $3M in Series A Funding #VC

NY-based startup Genesis has raised $3 million in Series A funding. The company is a video advertising startup that was created after the merger of  AdGenesis and TVGenesis in November 2011. According to TechCrunch, the round was led by Black Ocean and adtech investor Sam Stella. Oliver Ripley of [Full Story…]

Accedo Expands in NY via CloverLeaf Digital

Accedo Expands in NY via CloverLeaf Digital

Accedo Broadband, a Stockholm-based technology developer for smart TVs and IPTVs, plans to build a NY branch. According to Xconomy, the company announced its acquisition of Brooklyn-based CloverLeaf Digital, which gives Accedo an automatic NY presence. CloverLeaf, in return, can increase its [Full Story…]

NY Big Data Companies Announce #venturecapital Funds

NY Big Data Companies Announce #venturecapital Funds

Recently, two NY based big data companies announced additional funding. The first, Dataminr, raised $13 million in a Series B round with GSV Capital, Equity Partners, and others. According to Xconomy, Dataminr was founded in 2009 and uses its access to tweets from Twitter to analyze trends and [Full Story…]

NY Expands Tech Sector to Wall St. #nyctech

NY Expands Tech Sector to Wall St. #nyctech

Move over banks. The tech sector is coming to Wall Street. H.E.L.M., or Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, is NY’s latest initiative to expand startups. It’s a contest that awards up to $1.2 million in funding to startups willing to locate in the financial district. The competition is sponsored by [Full Story…]

Small NY Accounting Firms Attract Tech Sector #nyctech

Small NY Accounting Firms Attract Tech Sector #nyctech

Local accounting firms are making a profit off of NY's booming tech industry, according to Crain's NY Business. There is a growing market of partners that are heading tech practice groups. This expansion is seen as a way to re-boost client lists hurt by struggles of local industries like fashion and [Full Story…]

Eric Hippeau Investing in #nyctech

Eric Hippeau Investing in #nyctech

Eric Hippeau is a prolific investor in over 80 startups, most of which are based in NY. Previously the CEO at The Huffington Post, Hippeau is currently working at Lerer Ventures and has been praised by names such as Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti and Buddy Media's Mike Lazerow. When Hippeau started at the [Full Story…]

Female-Targeted Financial Sites Compete for Users

Female-Targeted Financial Sites Compete for Users

Daily Worth, an NY based startup, launched in 2009 and is striving to fill a niche that many new websites are exploring, financial advice for women. For example, three years ago Kristin McClement was struggling with student loans and credit card debt, and used DailyWorth.com to keep track of her [Full Story…]

NJ’s Stevens Institute Unveils Tech Expansion Plan

NJ's Stevens Institute Unveils Tech Expansion Plan

The Stevens Institute of Technology located in Hoboken, NJ is commencing a 10-year expansion plan that it expected to narrow the focus of the engineering school and increase its undergraduate student body by almost 60%. The proposal will be released this Friday and will include a focus on [Full Story…]

FINOVATE: Mobile and Social FinTech Innovations Dominate

FINOVATE: Mobile and Social FinTech Innovations Dominate

By Lauren Keyson One thousand people poured into the Finovate Fall 2012 to watch 64 entrepreneurs demo their innovative financial technology products to 1,100 financial institution executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.  The founders had seven minutes to present their fintech [Full Story…]

TheStreet Buys The Deal, Shuts Down Print and Accelerates Digital

TheStreet Buys The Deal, Shuts Down Print and Accelerates Digital

TheStreet bought The Deal LLC, which owns the mergers and acquisition magazine The Deal, for $5.8 million recently, according to The Wall Street Journal.  Elisabeth DeMarse, Chairman and CEO for TheStreet, wrote, "We own investing journalism here at TheStreet, and The Deal owns deal journalism, so [Full Story…]

NJ Brokerage Warns About High Frequency Trading

NJ Brokerage Warns About High Frequency Trading

Founders of the NJ-based brokerage firm Themis Trading are taking aim at the Wall Street practice of high-frequency trading. Their book, Broken Markets: How High Frequency Trading and Predatory Practices on Wall Street are Destroying Investor Confidence and Your Portfolio, details how HFT rigs the [Full Story…]

Ultra Lights Startups “Investor Feedback Forum” This Thursday

Ultra Lights Startups "Investor Feedback Forum" This Thursday

Ultra Light Startups is hosting an Investor Feedback Forum this Thursday, September 13 from 6:30-8:30pm at Columbia University's Schapiro Center. The objectives of the Investor Feedback Forum are: To help early stage startups refine their investor pitch To provide actionable advice and [Full Story…]

TASC Mingles Early Stage Startups with VC Firms Today

TASC Mingles Early Stage Startups with VC Firms Today

The newly formed Technology, Advertising and Startup Council will hold its inaugural event today at NYs SoHo House. VC’s from Greycroft Partners, Union Square Ventures, Physic Ventures and Lerer Ventures will sit down with startups such as content aggregator RebelMouse,  hyperlocal advertiser [Full Story…]

Forbes Trades Growth for Editorial Integrity

Forbes Trades Growth for Editorial Integrity

After it was bought by True/Slant and Lewis Dvorkin was installed as chief product officer, Forbes underwent a major metamorphosis. Its 1,000-plus contributors post more than 450 times a day. Contributors include Forbes staff, paid freelancers, unpaid experts and advertisers who pay to post [Full Story…]

Super Angels Alight on NY Tech Scene

Super Angels Alight on NY Tech Scene

Super angels are a bigger presence in NY startup investments. David Tisch, former managing director of Tech Stars NYC, Brian Cohen, chairman of New York Angels and investor David Rose are a new breed of angels with large portfolios. They invest actively, and move in and out of opportunities [Full Story…]