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Can NY Replicate Silicon Valley’s Collaborative Culture?

Can NY Replicate Silicon Valley's Collaborative Culture?

Silicon Valley's greatest competitor is now NY.  According to an op-ed by Silicon Valley VC Victor Hwang in the NY Daily News, however, NY's biggest challenge is having a culture that allows talent, ideas, and capital to flow freely into newly formed companies. According to Hwang, NY, known for  its [Full Story…]

Will Influx of Big Name Companies Stop NY’s Brain Drain?

Will Influx of Big Name Companies Stop NY's Brain Drain?

A recent story from Bloomberg Businessweek, heralds the NY arrival of Silicon Valley companies Facebook, Twitter, social game maker Zynga, and other technology players who are hiring software coders and product designers in addition to marketing and salespeople. Local entrepreneurs say the influx of [Full Story…]

NY Works to Keep Tech Sector Thriving

NY Works to Keep Tech Sector Thriving

While the city’s best and brightest are veering away from Wall Street to work in tech, NY is doing everything in its power to keep them here, instead of leaving for Silicon Valley. CNBC recently took a look at General Assembly, which hosts 19 companies and dozens of startups. NY’s tech sector [Full Story…]

#FundingPost Part 2: Tech Investing – Silicon Alley Vs. Silicon Valley

#FundingPost Part 2: Tech Investing - Silicon Alley Vs. Silicon Valley

By Lauren Keyson At the massive FundingPost entrepreneur-VC pitching event in Midtown last week, 70% of the attending companies were based in NY; the rest came mostly from surrounding areas like Philadelphia, New Jersey and Connecticut. The two FundingPost founders, also investors in the ARC [Full Story…]