Streams

 

 

Startups

Money Talking

Forget Capitalism -- Long Live Monopolies!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Think capitalism and competition go hand in hand? Fuggedaboutit. Competition is for suckers who don't want to make any money. Real innovators build monopolies and never look back.  

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Lyft Launches - And Unlaunches - in NYC

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lyft, that ride-sharing startup, was set to launch in  NYC until the city threatened to seize their cars for operating without a livery license. John Zimmer, co-founder and President of Lyft, discusses his efforts and what comes next.

Comments [16]

New Tech City

It's Business School Types vs the U.S. Post Office

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

They had a plan for the future of paper mail. It was visionary. It was also naive. 

Comments [6]

On The Media

We're So Excited To Announce A Link To A Blog About Businesses Being Excited About Being Acquired

Thursday, May 29, 2014

We're so excited to announce a link to a blog about businesses being excited about being acquired.

Read More

Comment

WNYC News

De Blasio Advisor: Let’s Make a Gigabit Hub

Monday, May 19, 2014

A gigabit innovation center is a possible next step in bringing superfast internet to New York City.

Comment

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 Brian Lehrer Show

Startup Standouts from Columbia Startup Lab

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Columbia University has chosen 31 startups founded by recent alumni to take part in its new startup lab. Head of Columbia Entrepreneurship Richard Witten discusses Columbia Startup Lab's vision for the budding companies. Plus Bob Coyne, co-founder of one of the selected companies, talks about his startup called WordsEye.

Comments [8]

New Tech City

The Story Behind the Poster on Every Tech Startup's Wall

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

It's a commentary on the ethos behind innovation today, and it reveals just how much luck and self-love are embraced in the startup world. New Tech City explains the ubiquitous "Holstee Manifesto."

Comments [11]

WNYC News

Comptroller Looking For Startup Companies to Invest In

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said he’s looking for more startup companies and entrepreneurs to invest in, as part of a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers.

Comments [1]

New Tech City

Office Space a Challenge for Silicon Alley Startups

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

When a Silicon Alley startup gets a new round of funding, the company might double or triple in size and quickly need to find a roomier office to house all its new employees.

Comment

New Tech City

#StartupCity: Venture Capitalist Fred Wilson's Advice for NYC's Next Mayor

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The godfather of Silicon Alley explains what the next mayor needs to do to grow New York City's tech economy. Fred Wilson wants more STEM education, less regulation and upgrades to broadband and Wi-Fi. 

Read More

Comment

New Tech City

New Tech City: NYC Tech Sector at SXSW Interactive

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

New York City made its presence known at the annual SXSW Interactive technology festival with a day-long event promoting New York's tech sector. Silicon Alley startups used the four-day event to ferret out new hires and bolster their own brands.

Comment

New Tech City

New Tech City: Creating Startups on a 72-Hour Bus Trip from NYC to Austin

Monday, March 11, 2013

New Tech City talks to the conductor of NYC's Startup Bus, a community of coders, developers and designers who teamed up to build startups from scratch during a bus trip to the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas. Plus, meet the winner of the competition for best idea on the bus, a job site for veterans and military personnel called Career Mob.

Comment

New Tech City

Silicon Alley Could Revive NYC's Middle Class, Report Says

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

New York's tech sector has made some entrepreneurs rich. A new study says it could also preserve and grow the city's middle class.

Read More

Comments [3]

WNYC News

City Start-Ups Reveal Office Spaces’ Open Future

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

“Open offices” — workplaces where even CEOs sit not behind closed doors but in large, sunlit rooms with their colleagues — aren’t just for start-ups anymore.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Pension Fund Chases Better Returns from NY’s Growing Startup Scene

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

In the race for tech startups, New York City no longer lags far behind Silicon Valley and Boston, but is a growing powerhouse of well-funded technology companies. Tech startups may also be getting a boost from State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. Seeking better returns than the bond or stock markets can offer, as trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, DiNapoli has amped up investments in local startups.

Comment

WNYC News

Startups Spur Hiring for Tech Jobs

Friday, April 20, 2012

The third annual NYC Startup Job Fair Friday showed a New York City tech scene in growth mode, so much so that companies, as much as job seekers had to be turned away.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Streaming Live TV on Mobile Devices, Challenging the Networks

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A new web streaming service offers New Yorkers something previously unavailable: live TV on their mobile phones and tablet computers. By the time it had launched, on Wednesday, the service had already won fans and made enemies.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Q&A | Gilt Groupe Founder Kevin Ryan on Growing a Tech Business in the City

Friday, November 04, 2011

Hiring slowed in October as employers faced more uncertainty over future economic growth, according to the unemployment report released Friday. But even in this weak economic recovery, some companies are growing — especially in the tech sector.

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Crowd-funding

Monday, July 25, 2011

Om Malik, founder of the gigaOM network, an online publishing company, and chief blogger for gigaom.com, discusses the success of Kickstarter and other crowd-funding tools--and what brand-new start-ups should think about in terms of funding.

Comments [8]