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#PeopleHunt Debuts #App at #NYTechMeetup

#PeopleHunt Debuts #App at #NYTechMeetup

PeopleHunt demoed its new iPhone app at last night's NY Tech Meetup. The Next Web reports that the SoHo-based company's app turns the idea of Meetups into spontaneous get-togethers based on “things you can show, tell or teach one another.” The app taps users’ Facebook groups and other groups like NY [Full Story…]

#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…]

U.S. Chief CTO Park Speaks at #NYTechMeetup

U.S. Chief CTO Park Speaks at #NYTechMeetup

At a recent NY Tech Meetup, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park outlined the Obama Administration's plans to work more closely with tech startups. A majority of Park's work has been with five projects aimed at harnessing technology to improve government services. Before becoming CTO in March, [Full Story…]

#NYTechMeetup Gets Letters From Obama and Romney

#NYTechMeetup Gets Letters From Obama and Romney

A few weeks ago, NY Tech Meetup sent a letter to both Governor Romney and President Obama asking for an explanation about how their individual policies will benefit the NY startup community. The letter detailed the "renaissance in startup innovation in NYC that now rivals Silicon Valley," and [Full Story…]

New Startups Demo at New York Tech Meetup Last Night

New Startups Demo at New York Tech Meetup Last Night

On Tuesday night NYU's Skirball center filled up for the monthly New York Tech Meetup. Numerous tech startups demoed their products and answered audience questions. A few of the of the companies at the Meetup were: Twilio- creator of the TwilioBot 3000, which can be controlled through the [Full Story…]

10 Startups Debuting at Tonight’s NY Tech Meetup

10 Startups Debuting at Tonight's NY Tech Meetup

Today marks yet another NY Tech Meetup, a monthly gathering that features the demoing of 10 companies for 3-5 minutes each. Only 850 seats are available at every meetup for over 25,000 members. According to The Next Web, the event takes place at NYU's Skirball auditorium and the tickets sell out [Full Story…]

Over 30 NY Startups to be Showcased at #SXSW Event Today

Over 30 NY Startups to be Showcased at #SXSW Event Today

To show off the many NY-based startups at South By Southwest Interactive, the NY Tech Meetup and Gust have partnered to bring over 30 companies to an SXSW event. Made in NY: Austin will be at the Fast Company Grill at Cedar Door in Austin, TX later today March from 6pm-12am. The event is free [Full Story…]

A Look at the Best of the February NY Tech Meetup

A Look at the Best of the February NY Tech Meetup

At the NY Tech Meetup earlier this week, a stock trading platform, Kapitall, demonstrated a system so simple that, according to The New York Egotist, “normal babies can use” it. Kapitall is based on the premise that “If you can drag and drop, you can trade.” The app features drag-able, colorful [Full Story…]

#SMWNY – NYCEDC Holds Panel on Digital Growth For Social Media Week

#SMWNY - NYCEDC Holds Panel on Digital Growth For Social Media Week

For Social Media Week NY, the New York City Economic Development Corporation is holding a panel discussion tomorrow at 4 p.m. examining the role of government in social media. City administrators as well as local entrepreneurs will discuss how new initiatives are creating an environment for tech [Full Story…]

Make New Friends, Dine Out and Throw Away Stuff at NY’s Meetups

Make New Friends, Dine Out and Throw Away Stuff at NY's Meetups

Recently Adrianne Jeffries, a reporter for BetaBeat , went on a whirlwind week long tour of various NY-based meetups. Start Living in 2012 added more than 100 members in three days. Jordan Phoenix told the group that 68 people RSVP’ed for the event but only 38 showed up. “Guess what?” he said the [Full Story…]

Public Vote Opens for the NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition

Public Vote Opens for the NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition

The New York Economic Development Corp. received nearly 100 submissions for NYC BigApps 3.0 competition. Late yesterday, the organization announced that public voting is now open until Wednesday, Mar. 8. Some of the apps in the running include Taxonomy, which  allows users to hail a cab from [Full Story…]

NY Tech Meetup & NASDAQ Partner to Promote NY Tech Industry

NY Tech Meetup & NASDAQ Partner to Promote NY Tech Industry

NY Tech Meetup and NASDAQ are teaming up to promote NY’s tech community. They announced a partnership yesterday that will collaboratively produce a series of videos featuring NY-based tech companies and founders. They will also create events focused on women in technology and a public service [Full Story…]

NY Tech Community Mobilization Helped Kill SOPA/PIPA

NY Tech Community Mobilization Helped Kill SOPA/PIPA

PolitickerNY recently examined the public protests over the Internet privacy bills SOPA and PIPA, taking an in-depth look at all the factors at play. There appears to be plenty of blame to go around for the fact that these bills got so far in the legislature without enough tech community [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…]

3rd Annual NYC #BigApps 3.0 Competition Announced

3rd Annual NYC #BigApps 3.0 Competition Announced

The third annual NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition was announced at the New York Tech Meeting last nigh  by Mayor Bloomberg. According to New York City Economic Development Corporation, the "BigApps competition promotes government transparency and innovative new technologies by challenging mobile and web [Full Story…]