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The Maestro Project: Educational Classes to Check Out in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 23, 2012

The Maestro Project is an ecosystem of influential entrepreneurs and business leaders driven to share their expertise with entrepreneurs seeking practical knowledge and clear direction in real-time. We’ve developed educational programming in the areas of entrepreneurship, design, technology and personal development to assist entrepreneurs create sustainable companies. Check out The Maestro Project Some of their up-coming classes: Going From Idea to Product Development / Thursday 4.26.2012 / 6 – 7:30 pm…

Top Co-Working Spaces in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 23, 2012

Everyone comes to New York to make it big.  If you are going out on your own and are looking to surround yourself with talented people in a collaborative environment, co-working is your best option.  For other cities check out our list of 64 Co-working Spaces Every Entrepreneur Must Know, from our list of Top Cities for Young Entrepreneurs… The spaces on this list are generally not incubators…

11 NYC BigApps Winners. What Apps Will You Use?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 19, 2012

  Welcome to the new Under30CEO New York. If you love the New York startup scene then make sure to follow us as we showcase all of the opportunities and innovation in NYC. Get our New York newsletter or use our RSS Feed. New York City set out to challenge developers to create apps using NYC open data to help make NYC an even better place! The contestants…

8 Skillshare Classes Entrepreneurs Should Take in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 6, 2012

Startup Metrics for Founders (LEAN 121) – Lean Startup Machine About the class: This class is being hosted at New York University by Tech@NYU. All proceeds will be donated to the organization. If you have already taken this class, you may be interested in our more advanced classes. In 2004, with only 150,000 registered users and very little revenue, Facebook raised $500,000 and less than a year later…

Hit the Streets to Demo Your Products with NYC Startups for B4Demo

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 5, 2012

Before you pitch to investors or even go to a demo day event get some feedback! That’s what B4Demo is encouraging NYC startups to do as they hit the streets this weekend to learn directly from customers. There is no better feedback in the world than hearing right from your target customer about your product or idea. You don’t have to have your final product in hand. Get…

Opportunity: Edutech Industry Poised for Growth in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 2, 2012

According to a recent report on the Edutech industry, New York City is poised to become a leader in this fast growing sector. What is Edutech? Edutech is an emerging sector that applies innovative technology to deliver learner-centric, personalized educational methods. How big is the industry? Educational spending. Accounting for 7.6% of US GDP, educational spending is an important US growth industry. Though still a nascent sector, Edutech…

Don’t Miss the NYC Small Business Expo

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 29, 2012

The Small Business Expo is coming to NYC on May 10th from 10am – 5pm. The expo is an exciting event opportunity to learn about products & services in the exhibitor hall to help businesses grow, network with other industry professionals & attend informative and cutting-edge workshops & seminars. You can attend for free but the expo also offers a variety of paid packages depending on what you…

Women on the Rise in NYC Small Businesses

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 26, 2012

According to recent data released by American Express Open Forum, women owned businesses in New York are on the rise. The data was part of a study analyzing recent census reports. Since 1997 women owned businesses in New York are up %71.1 to 674,200 firms. The industries with the largest concentration of women-owned businesses, according to the American Express report, are health care, which has a 52.9% share…

Rising Tech: 26 Free Wi-Fi Locations in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 16, 2012

New Yorkers can stay connected for free at 26 locations in 20 NYC parks across the five boroughs. The five-year initiative was launched last year in partnership with AT&T at no cost to taxpayers. This initiative is part of the longer-term plan to make NYC one of the leading digital cities in the world. A few of these locations are slated to be live in 2012 so let…

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