New York

New York Is No Silicon Valley Yet, But It’s Making Progress

Original post by Jennifer Peltz via HUFF POST  New York’s mayor has made no secret of his quest to have the Big Apple rival Silicon Valley as a high-tech hub. The city isn’t there, at least not yet, but it can point to a series of promising signs. Tech titans including Google and Facebook have ramped […]

Silicon Alley, A Shift in the Startup Scene

Original post by peeriscope Silicon Valley has long been known as the startup capital of the world. However a shift is occurring, resulting in large entrepreneurial growth being brought to New York City. Startups in Silicon Valley have a history of creating digital infrastructure and tech hardware, but ‘Silicon Alley’ is tailored to startups that want […]

NYC goes for ‘technical’ knockout

Original post by DAVID SEIFMAN via New York Post  New York City is going to experience “phenomenal growth” in the tech sector in coming decades as venture capital flows to the Big Apple faster than to California’s Silicon Valley. It sounds very much like something Mayor Bloomberg might say, but the words actually came yesterday from […]

Can you gamify content curation? This startup thinks so

Original post by Janko Roettgers via GIGaom Many video curation startups do away with the old-fashioned programming guide to help users find TV shows and online clips. Turkey-based Woisio, which launches its private beta Monday, takes a little bit of a different approach: it keeps the guide – but gets rid of the schedulers. Woisio wants, instead, […]

New York City Startups Recruit at Tech Career Fair

Original post by JACOB GLICK via The Cornell Daily Sun Cornell University and the New York City Economic Development Corporation hosted a career fair Friday as  part of the city’s ongoing“Tech Talent Draft” initiative, which seeks to give students career advice and exposure to NYC’s tech startup community. The event, which featured representatives from more than a dozen […]