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Wednesday August 27, 2014

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NY Has the Coolest #Startup Spaces

NY Has the Coolest #Startup Spaces

When Business Insider documented the coolest startup office spaces, it’s not a surprise that most of them are here in NY. AOL Ventures, on Bond and Broadway, has exposed brick walls with large archways, tons of video games, a pool table and an arcade game that measures your stress levels. [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…]

New Tech Co-working Space Comes to Hoboken

New Tech Co-working Space Comes to Hoboken

by Esther Surden NY Convergence recently visited the co-working space Mission Fifty in Hoboken, N.J. Office manager Peta Moran gave us a tour of the recently opened facility aimed at providing a collaborative workspace for budding tech entrepreneurs. The space is new, and on the day we visited, [Full Story…]

Twitter Opening a New Office in NY?

Twitter Opening a New Office in NY?

After much speculation, it seems that Twitter might be soon opening an office in NY, according to The Next Web.  While Twitter has yet to confirm where its new office will be located, employee Elizabeth Weil has posted several suggestive tweets today, including a photo of a chalkboard reading [Full Story…]

Co-Working Space ‘Hive at 55′ Helps Freelancers Battle Isolation

Co-Working Space 'Hive at 55' Helps Freelancers Battle Isolation

Attempting to balance freelancers' desires to work independently but overcome isolation, companies have created "co-working" spaces, where independent workers share office space.  While freelancers may not share a focus on a product or service, they are committed to creating a sense of community.  [Full Story…]

Loosecubes Uses Facebook Connect to Recommend Office Space

Loosecubes Uses Facebook Connect to Recommend Office Space

According to TechCruch, Loosecubes is the Airbnb for workers seeking office space. The Brooklyn-based startup launched a public beta redesign this week that includes “Recommended Spaces.” By analyzing a social graph through Facebook Connect, Loosecubes users receive personalized recommendations of [Full Story…]

Foursquare Hiring Engineers, Moving to New Space

Foursquare Hiring Engineers, Moving to New Space

Foursquare's growth has outpaced the ability of the office space on the 5th floor at 36 Cooper Square to accommodate it, and that has been detrimental to the company's evolution, a New York Observer article said. Because there was no room for additional people, the task of scaling the [Full Story…]

Production Firm Mega Playground Expands in W. Village

Production Firm Mega Playground Expands in W. Village

Mega Playground, a company that provides film productions with office space, editing and sound services, recently opened a 14,000 square foot floor rental office space at 96 Morton Street to supplement operations from its main facility on Greenwich St. The company also started a free service that [Full Story…]

Informatica Signs New Lease for NY Office

Informatica Signs New Lease for NY Office

Data integration company Informatica Corp. signed a seven-year lease for a 13,500 square feet space in Midtown for its New York office.  The impetus for the move was that the company had outgrown its previous Midtown space, which was 9,000 square feet.  Crain's New York Business [Full Story…]

DoITT Looking at New Office Space in Brooklyn

DoITT Looking at New Office Space in Brooklyn

NYC's Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) has submitted a proposal to the city's Department of Planning for a potential acquisition of 85,000 square feet of office space at 2 MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn.According to the DoITT, the purpose for the new [Full Story…]