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February 25, 2016

The taboo of menstruation means innovators feel uncomfortable tackling its management, leaving today’s women and girls stuck with basically the same products available to them 75 years ago. One company is working to change that. Thinx, founded by Miki Agrawal and her twin sister Radha, produces period-proof underwear designed to absorb blood and resist stains. Pint-sized and joyfully loud, Miki spoke at LMHQ on Tuesday as part of the membership club’s Women’s Breakfast series. Read More

January 14, 2016

NYI, an enterprise grade data center and managed IT solutions provider enabling customers to build customized infrastructure, announces a community partnership with the Alliance for Downtown New York’s (ADNY) Lower Manhattan HQ (LMHQ), a collaboration space for Lower Manhattan’s creatives and creators. Read More

Eater NY
January 08, 2016

Boba Guys, a San Francisco-based bubble tea shop has gained a strong following since it started popping up in the Bay Area in 2011, and its New York pop-ups in the last few months have attracted thousands of people, too. Lines for its weekend stints at the Lower Manhattan HQ last year extended down the block! Read More

Swift Kick
September 29, 2015

The team at Swift Kick works out of a space called LMHQ in the Financial District of Manhattan. The best feature of this space, in my opinion, are the dry erase board walls. Seriously, most of the walls are dry erase paint and it’s AWESOME. In the front of the space, they have a permanent mural right on the dry erase wall of the buildings of our surrounding neighborhood. Read More

July 29, 2015

Grupo Innova Del Perú S.A.C. (GIDP) Announces Partnership with IdeaPaint GIDP an innovative product provider in Perú, has partnered with IdeaPaint, the leader in dry erase paint and other workplace collaboration technologies, to be the exclusive distributor of IdeaPaint products in Perú.  Read More

Fast Company
April 10, 2015

Instagram New York City's nostalgic old pay phones while you can, because this fall, they'll start disappearing across all five boroughs. In their place, tall, thin, screen-wrapped kiosks will line the streets. The pillars of technology, also known as Links, will not only have phone-call making capabilities, but will offer Internet browsing, phone charging, and emit super-fast Gigabit Wi-Fi to anyone standing within a 150-foot radius—all of it free of charge. Read More

Crain's New York
March 03, 2015

Last year, Booker—a Web-based platform that helps service companies run their businesses—handled $2 billion in transactions and booked 3 million appointments. The financial district-based company still wants to grow. On Tuesday, Booker announced it had raised $35 million in a Series C round led by Medina Capital—an investment firm whose leader, Manuel Medina, built the IT giant Terremark, which is now owned by Verizon. Another backer is First Data, a payments-processing giant that is expanding into small-business services, which is expected to help Booker gain more customers. Read More

The Real Deal
February 25, 2015

WeWork has leased 240,000 square feet at 85 Broad Street. The office space provider’s deal at the 1.1 million-square-foot, former Goldman Sachs building near Stone Street is the first major lease of the year, according to the New York Post. Read More