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#NYCTech Shows Increase in Incubators

#NYCTech Shows Increase in Incubators

The NY startup scene is growing and, according to research done by Crains, NYC is now home to 46 co-working spaces, 30 incubators, and 14 accelerator programs. The total city funding for launched incubators in NY is over $3.5 million. New Work City, an incubator which began in 2008, now has over [Full Story…]

NY Tech Scene Evolves From a Building into a Community

NY Tech Scene Evolves From a Building into a Community

In the 90's 55 Broad Street in the Financial District was home to Sun and Cornell University.  To this day, the building's website reads, "Center of NY's Tech Community and Center of Creativity," but early efforts by Sun and Cornell to put NY on the tech map came up short, according to [Full Story…]

Box: Coming Soon to Silicon Alley?

Box: Coming Soon to Silicon Alley?

Despite lower barriers to entry and increased competition, file-sharing platform company Box, is looking to potentially open new offices around the country, including one in NY. The Palo Alto-based firm was founded seven years ago and serves mostly enterprises and small-to-midsize businesses, [Full Story…]

TechStars Documentary Comes Online Via Mashable

TechStars Documentary Comes Online Via Mashable

Mashable announced recently that TechStars six episode documentary, which originally aired on Bloomberg TV, will be shown on mashable.com.  The show follows startups going through the NY incubator's three-month program, and Mashable has segmented the entire series for Internet viewing. Mashable [Full Story…]

14 out of 1,500 Applicants Chosen for TechStars NYC

14 out of 1,500 Applicants Chosen for TechStars NYC

TechStars NYC has reviewed its 1,500 applicants and has finally chosen the 14 startups that will participate in the three-month program. According to Business Insider, of the 14, one of the founders was an Academy Award nominee, and six were founded by women. The admitted applicants will be [Full Story…]

NYEDC Hosts Incubator Panel on February 9

NYEDC Hosts Incubator Panel on February 9

The New York City Economic Development Coeporation is sponsoring a "Startup Business Incubators in NYC" panel discussion on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Columbia Univeristy. From 12:30 to 2 pm, 10 NY business and tech incubators will share their stories with the audience.  The event is hosted by Columbia [Full Story…]

A Look at the Varick St. NYU Poly Incubator

A Look at the Varick St. NYU Poly Incubator

According to Business Insider, the Varick St. NYU Poly Incubator is the best place for New York startups like Pixable to put down roots.  Varick St. doesn’t ask companies for equity. Instead, they provide an array of free amenities and also offers access to NYU interns, faculty advisors and [Full Story…]

ER Accelerator’s 10 Aspiring Startups

ER Accelerator's 10 Aspiring Startups

ER Accelerator, a seed stage investment fund and incubator that is home to 10 startups in NYC, has been home to some of the more quirky ideas coming out of the NY startup scene.=One of them is BuzzTable, an app that lets customers know through text message that their table is ready at a restaurant. [Full Story…]

NY Launches New Site for Startups Looking for Incubator Space

NY Launches New Site for Startups Looking for Incubator Space

Late last week, the Bloomberg adminstration launced a new website designed to help startups find affordable workspaces in incubators around the city. You can find the site at the link below. NYCEDC [Full Story…]

“TechStars” Reality-Documentary Miniseries to Air in September

"TechStars" Reality-Documentary Miniseries to Air in September

Image via CrunchBaseBloomberg TV will be airing a "reality-documentary" miniseries called "TechStars," which will premier on September 13th at 9 pm. Named after the NY-based tech incubator,  the series will focus on the early evolutions of startups and how they are able to develop within a big [Full Story…]

NYTECH: Incubators, Accelerators and Free Roundtrip Tickets (#nytechIS)

NYTECH: Incubators, Accelerators and Free Roundtrip Tickets (#nytechIS)

By Lauren Keyson The New York Technology Council met at Pricewaterhouse Coopers earlier this week to talk about the myriad of services that are available at incubators. In the process, the panelists discussed the differences between incubators and accelerators. Panelist Charlie Kemper is managing [Full Story…]

Varick Street Incubator Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Varick Street Incubator Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

  Yesterday the Varick Street Incubator celebrated its 2nd anniversary with rooftop event in the Skyroom Times Square.  Opened in July of 2009, the incubator was created to provide NY startup companies with space and basic business services.   The incubator was the first [Full Story…]

Highlights from Last Night’s General Assembly Demo Night

Highlights from Last Night's General Assembly Demo Night

Last night, co-working space/incubator General Assembly held its first ever Demo Night, where there were nine startups, all General Assembly members, that presented something new in a five minute demo with a five minute Q and A. According to BetaBeat, some of the highlights included [Full Story…]

How David Tisch Came to Run TechStarsNY

How David Tisch Came to Run TechStarsNY

After Matt Mireles, an entrepreneur based in the Bay Area, recently  questioned the credentials of TechStarsNY director David Tisch, BetaBeat decided to get the whole story. The story behind the development and Tisch's appointment  goes something like this: when Tisch left his job at Internet [Full Story…]

Chubby Brain Makes NYC Startup Accelerator Program Guide

Chubby Brain Makes NYC Startup Accelerator Program Guide

Complimenting the recent NYC startup boom, Chubby Brain has compiled a list of NYC Startup Accelerator programs that offer real estate, mentors, free advisory, financing, networking events and investors to pitch to.  While they might all look the same on paper, in reality they have some striking [Full Story…]