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Kaplan to Host Tech Companies at NYC Bootcamp

Kaplan to Host Tech Companies at NYC Bootcamp

This summer, Kaplan will host ten companies education technology and product innovation companies in NY City. The West Village located program will be a three-month intensive from June until September with industry leaders as mentors. Mentors include Udemy CEO Eren Bali, Kaplan's CEO Andy Rosen, [Full Story…]

#TechStars’ Nicole Glaros to Manage 2013 NY Spring Program

#TechStars' Nicole Glaros to Manage 2013 NY Spring Program

TechStars is accepting applications for its upcoming accelerator program. David Cohen, founder and CEO, announced on the site’s blog that Nicole Glaros will be the NY interim managing director for NY's 2013 spring event.  This will be Glaros' sixth TechStars program. She’s worked with and funded [Full Story…]

ThinkNear’s $22.5M Acquisition is TechStar’s Biggest Hit #nyctech

ThinkNear's $22.5M Acquisition is TechStar's Biggest Hit #nyctech

ThinkNear was just bought by Telenav for $22.5 million, making it the biggest success story in the six-year history of TechStars. Co-founders Eli Portnoy and John Hinnegan started the accelerator program in 2011. Their idea evolved into a mobile, location-based ad network. Working with advertisers, [Full Story…]

Lua Raises $2.5M Seed Round

Lua Raises $2.5M Seed Round

NY based startup Lua Technologies announced a $2.5M seed round led by Roger Ehrenberg’s IA Ventures. Angels Aaron Stone of Apollo Global Management, Strauss Zelnick of Take-Two Interactive Software, John Maloney (former Tumblr president) and The Dark Knight Rises producer Charles Roven also [Full Story…]

NY Startup Tout’d Creates Food and Shopping App

NY Startup Tout'd Creates Food and Shopping App

NY-based Tout'd has created a food and shopping app that friends recommend, rather than strangers. This month the company raised $1.4 million in a seed round led by Warner Hills Angels.  Arron Kallenberg, TechStars alum, along with Rob Morelli and Saro Cutri, former Wall Streeters, founded Tout'd. [Full Story…]

TechStars Announces Spring 2012 Companies

TechStars Announces Spring 2012 Companies

TechStars has chosen its  Spring 2012 member companies.  With nine companies hailing from the region, NY is well represented in the list of 14.  Here they are alphabetically: Bondsy Classtivity Condition One Lua Markover Pickie SmallKnot StockTouch Wander Among the 14 [Full Story…]

NY YJP Meeting Yields Plenty of Advice for Startups

NY YJP Meeting Yields Plenty of Advice for Startups

Recently at the Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) New York Technology and Startup Summit, panelists gave their take on a number of issues that affect startups.  Panelists included Ross Goldstein, co-founder of DJF Gotham Ventures, Avner Ronen, co-founder and CEO of Boxee, Fabrice Sergent, CEO of [Full Story…]

NY-based Timehop Gets $1.1 Million in Funding

NY-based Timehop Gets $1.1 Million in Funding

Timehop, the NY-based startup that connects users with their digital past, has received $1.1 million in funding. The round was led by OATV and joined by Spark Capital. Also participating was TechStars and a group of angel investors including luminaries from Foursquare and GroupMe. According to [Full Story…]

NY VC – Angel Showcase Taking Place on Feb. 7th

NY VC - Angel Showcase Taking Place on Feb. 7th

The 2012 NYC VC and Angel Showcase will be taking place on February 7th. The event already has 16 VC Funds and Angel Groups lined up and plans to have over 30 groups participating. This event is sponsored by Credit Suisse. The VC Funds and Angel Groups attending so far are: ARC Angel [Full Story…]

NY-based startup Wantworthy Raises $860,000 in Year-end Funding

NY-based startup Wantworthy Raises $860,000 in Year-end Funding

Wantworthy, an online fashion 'wish list' launched in 2010, created a platform that enables users to maintain lists of products they see online but aren't readily able to purchase. Users can share these lists with friends for feedback and return to the original websites to make purchases. The [Full Story…]

Techstars Graduate Coursekit Raises $5 Million in Series A Round

Techstars Graduate Coursekit Raises $5 Million in Series A Round

  According to BetaBeat, Techstars NY graduate Coursekit, an academic social network, has raised $5 million in a Series A round of venture capitol funding. The funding was led by former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, IA Ventures, Joel Spolsky of StackExchange, Michael Kearns, a [Full Story…]

TechStars Discusses Its Current Startups With AMNY

TechStars Discusses Its Current Startups With AMNY

A recent article by amNewYork discusses several hopeful tech startups that are taking part in the NY TechStars bootcamp. David Tisch, managing director of TechStars, explained to amNewYork the difficult process for these startups, but also that any of their ideas could turn into the next big thing. [Full Story…]

Skillshare Raises Over $20,000 for NY-Based Startups via #raisecache

Skillshare Raises Over $20,000 for NY-Based Startups via #raisecache

Raise Cache is a one-night celebration of NY's tech scene, aiming to raise $100,000 for hackNY, a non-profit that nurtures the next generation of NY's hackers. The event is a night-long mixer, fashion show and after party to be held at the NY State Armory tonight. Leading up to this event, Raise [Full Story…]

Shelby.tv Offically Launches, Offers iOS App

Shelby.tv Offically Launches, Offers iOS App

Shelby.tv, a NY-based startup that got its start at the NY branch of incubator TechStars, has officially opened its social network video sharing and recommendation site. By logging onto Facebook and Twitter, users are shown a live stream feed of videos, with the ability to share, "like," bookmark. [Full Story…]

TechStars’ Demo Day Unveils 12 Start Ups

TechStars' Demo Day Unveils 12 Start Ups

This week, startup accelerator TechStars held its Demo Day, where they unveiled 12 new NY startups they will be working with. Among the 12 were: Contently works to connect freelance journalists with publishers Odr.In is an API that can turn a device or app into an ordering service for food. [Full Story…]