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June 03, 2016

Twenty floors above long weekend brunch lines and closed Wall Street offices, several dozen people packed in on a Sunday morning in May to get advice from Lyft's senior operations manager Seth Melnick and Deep Fork Capital Venture Capitalist Adam Besvinick at LMHQ.  Read More

May 18, 2016

In case you missed our Women's Breakfast on May 12th with Tina Roth Eisenberg and Kelly Hoey here are Tina Roth Eisenberg's six keys to success from Inc.  Read More

May 11, 2016

No need to say “hindsight is 2020” anymore when one now has help in the form of the new NYC 2020 Startups subsidized program to help plan for the future of realizing their business vision. Unlike similar programs that primarily focus on startups in the tech industry, this special program aims to help individuals and small business startups wishing to learn how to implement genuine ideas beyond just tech related. Read More

Microsoft New York
November 25, 2015

Microsoft Corp., Mojang AB, and Code.org on Monday unveiled a “Minecraft” coding tutorial for students and educators, created especially for the third-annual Hour of Code, a campaign to broaden global participation in computer science, held during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 7–13. The new tutorial, now available at https://www.code.org/mc, introduces players to basic coding within the fun and popular “Minecraft” environment. Read More

October 20, 2015

  NYI, a boutique colocation and business-critical datacenter solutions supplier, delivering unparalleled Responsibility as a Service (RaaS) along with technology infrastructure services, announces the availability of the DE-CIX Internet exchange (IX) at both its 100 William Street facility in New York City and its 999 Frontier facility in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The partnership enables NYI clients the ability to peer with DE-CIX New York’s community of over 90 networks via a cross-connect. Read More

Microsoft New York
October 07, 2015

Microsoft, the Tech Talent Pipeline, and CUNY’s New York City College of Technology are partnering to launch the Tech Jobs Academy, a 16-week technical training pilot program for unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers. The curriculum and approach is inspired by the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA), which provides valuable tech skills to exiting members of the U.S. military in the months before their return to civilian life.  Read More

July 20, 2015

What a difference a year makes. The World Trade Center complex in lower Manhattan is open for business, and it's as if overnight an entire world of food options has become available. And in a way it has. Brookfield Place—the mall area that connects the towers of American Express, Goldman Sachs, and others—added 14 "fast-casual" options like Mighty Quinn's and Dig Inn, in a cluster called Hudson Eats that just escapes feeling like an airport. Read More

July 10, 2015

Garbage cans may no longer be just for junk. Bigbelly, a Massachusetts-based waste management company, is hoping to turn its trash and recycling bins into wireless hotspots throughout New York City. The project began in downtown Manhattan, where more than 170 of Bigbelly’s solar powered “smart” bins have already been installed. Each container is equipped with a chip that detects when the bin is full or too smelly, allowing trash collectors to make a pick-up where they’re needed most. But the city thought the already-high-tech bin could still use an upgrade. Read More

Business Insider
March 16, 2015

The Flatiron School, a New York-based programming school for adults and high schoolers, has raised a $9 million round of funding led by Thrive Capital with participation from CRV and Matrix. The startup is teaching a bunch of people, including Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss, how to code. Read More