Want to Work at a Startup? NYC Startup Job Fair

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 24, 2012

The NYC Startup Job Fair is coming back on April 20th to help connect students and recent graduates with the best startup companies in New York City. Over the past two years they have facilitated hundreds of matches. Last year they had 40+ startups with 300 openings for over 800 job-seekers. You can register as either a startup or a job seeker: Register now Some of last years…

Improve Your Investments By Following the Pros With Roboinvest

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 23, 2012

Roboinvest, a social investing platform that allows anyone to “look over the shoulder” of top investors in real time, launched last week. Roboinvest was founded by Micheal Giles and is based here in New York City. Here is what Micheal has gone through on his way to launch: I first founded Roboinvest in July 2010 after leaving a job where my previous start-up was acquired. My mentor convinced…

NYC Universities See Growth in Tech Students

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 20, 2012

New York City tech is a big topic these days. The numbers show that NYC is creeping up on Silicon Valley in terms of venture funding dollars however the one big difference is the tech talent in each location. While NYC is becoming a hub for startups and tech companies its well known that we are still far behind the valley in terms of having access to the…

Bring Your Tech Startup to NYC: More VC Money than Boston!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 8, 2012

New York is continuing to grow as a hot spot for tech startups in particular. CBInsights reported that recently New York has widened its lead over Massachusetts when it comes to venture capital going into tech companies. Since late 2010 New York has picked up steam and is easily out-pacing Massachusetts for tech VC money. Now of course tech does not cover everything and Boston is still a…

New York City Fashion Designers Get: Design Entrepreneurs NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 7, 2012

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) today launched Design Entrepreneurs NYC, a free, intensive, classroom-style “mini-MBA” program that will equip select New York City based fashion designers with the skills needed to successfully run a fashion label. Classes will be taught by FIT faculty and other industry professionals and will focus on fashion business marketing, operations, and financial management.  The…

Inside a Hackathon: 2011 Startup Weekend NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 2, 2011

Startup Weekend is an all weekend (Friday to Sunday) event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together and share ideas, form teams and launch tech startups! Following the Raise Cache event Thursday night (11/17), there was a lot of energy and momentum going into Startup Weekend from the Silicon Alley community. If you’re attending a 54-hour hackathon for the first time, you’re not sure…

RSVP Now: Under30CEO Holiday Startupalooza Featuring Peter Shankman in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 1, 2011

We’re excited to say that next weeks holiday party in New York City will be featuring speaker Peter Shankman. Shankman is best known for founding Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and as an investor and PR expert. He will be speaking about PR secrets from his book “Can We Do That?! Outrageous PR Stunts That Work–and Why Your Company Needs Them” The event is being held on the…

Raise Cache for hackNY Rocks NYC Tech Scene

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 18, 2011

Lines bent around the block for entrance to last night’s show-stopping, inaugural Raise Cache event at the State Armory in New York City. NYC’s startup scene community members, from founders to Venture Capitalists to startup interns, attended the well-publicized event to raise $100,000 for hackNY, a unique organization bringing Technology-oriented students to the City for the summer to intern at prestigious startups. The venue was massive and the attendee…

Under30CEO Entrepreneur Matchmaking: Early Bird Pricing Ends at Midnight!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 1, 2011

Early bird pricing for our Nov. 8th event in New York City ends tonight at midnight. Don’t miss out on getting the best price to meet some of the most talented young people in NYC, see Sharon Lechter speak, drink some free beer and do it all on the 60th floor of the Empire State Building! Register Now More info: Under30CEO12 will feature Author Sharon Lechter of:  Rich…

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