NYC 2020 Startups Subsidized Program Super Hero For Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

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.


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.

10 New Venues in New York for Winter Meetings and Events

Billed as a 12,500-square-foot “clubhouse,” the shared office space LMHQ offers several areas for meetings or events. The financial district space features sleek design with concrete floors, Eames stacking chairs, and Herman Miller tables and couches that gives it the feel of a tech start-up. It includes a 140-seat flexible event space and five meeting rooms that range from the five-person lounge-like Jennings room to the 16-person Tesla boardroom that comes with IdeaPaint writable walls and a webcam.

14 New York Women Spill Their Tips For Career Domination

"There have been times where I’ve felt like an outsider in the industry. As an economic-development professional working within the tech community (and being a woman, and not a coder), there have been times when gender bias has led to having my authority questioned — at times in obvious ways and others not so much. I’ve definitely had to teach myself over the years to talk the talk of a technologist (as best as I could!). I even enrolled in some classes at 3rd Ward back in the day to build some tech skills — skills I understood through my work to be vital to the city’s future. 

5 Life-Changing Revelations About Women and Body Image

Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the prettiest, skinniest, happiest most confused of them all? When it comes to body image, we all are—but thankfully the world is becoming a more body-positive place every day. Case in point: the recent Women & Body Image: Making It Fit event in New York City, where Marie Claire senior features editor Whitney Joiner led a panel of honest, candid, and seriously insightful speakers.

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