Streams

 

 

Start Ups

The Takeaway

From Stay-at-Home Mom to Multi-Million-Dollar CEO

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Brandi Tysinger-Temple's husband was facing a layoff, so she started selling homemade customized kids clothes on the internet.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Net Neutrality: The View From Silicon Valley

Monday, May 19, 2014

A new set of net neutrality rules by the FCC means that content from the big guys with deep pockets would be privileged, while the little guys—the start-ups—would take a hit.

Comments [2]

The Takeaway

When Quantum Physics Meets Video Games

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A group of scientists, gamers, and of course, folks from Google may have found a way to make the popular world-building game, Minecraft, into a tool for teaching quantum physics. Joining The Takeaway is Joel Levin, cofounder of TeacherGaming and creator MinecraftEdu, which produces the educational version of Minecraft that has already entered schools worldwide.

Comments [2]

New Tech City

Can You Read My Mind Now?

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

President Obama has allocated $100 million to map the human brain. As a leading center for neuroscience research, New York may be poised to benefit. But there’s a catch: until now the city hasn’t had much success at growing science-based businesses.

Read More

Comment

New Tech City

Making it Easier for Start-ups To Raise Money

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently voted to make it easier for private companies, start-ups, hedge funds, just about any privately-held company looking to raise money to advertise to the public.

Comment

New Tech City

Tweet Chat with the Hackers and Entrepreneurs of Startup Bus NYC

Monday, March 04, 2013

A group of New York City entrepreneurs and hackers are entering the final leg of a 72-hour bus odyssey to conceive, build and launch startups on their way to the annual SXSW Interactive technology conference in Austin, Texas.

Read More

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Morning Headlines | Selected by the WNYC News Hub

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

WNYC's morning news producers bring you a rundown of today's must-read stories.

Comment

WNYC News

Venture Capital Deals, Dollars Drop in NYC

Friday, April 20, 2012

Don’t look now, but venture capital financing, both dollar amount and deals, fell in the first three months of this year compared to the same time last year.

Comment