Inaki Berenguer, John-David Brown and I will be at the NYESM Mobile Sales Summit on Tuesday evening to talk mobile sales and how products like Klink are changing the way goods & services get sold. There are still tickets available, come down!
Not everyone has a doorman, and that can be a problem. Who’s there in the lobby to collect your laundry, dry cleaning, packages – even your donations to goodwill? That’s where CleanCube steps in. They’re literally your digital doorman, dispensing and collecting your laundry, dry cleaning, packages – doing all of those things that a doorman would do via a mini storage unit that sits in your lobby. And you have your own personal code, so no need to worry about someone else collecting your deliveries. Oh, and no tipping required. President and co-founder Arthur Shmulevsky tells us how they’re…
AT&T and ChallengePost are announcing the Connected Intersections Challenge, a three-month-long competition aimed at designers and software and hardware engineers. Entrants to the challenge are tasked with “[re-imagining] software and hardware technology to keep pedestrians in NYC safe and alert while remaining connected on their smartphones.”
One experience I would love to see is route mapping based on the quality and accessibility of the bike lanes. When Google Maps puts together a Bike route between two points in NYC, half the time I follow it most of the bike lanes are closed and/or inaccessible due to construction.
Jibe Inc. has raised $20 million from a clutch of new investors as it looks to expand its business helping employers fix their hiring processes. The New..
Very cool company. We use the Resumator here at Contactive since we’re not big enough to need their services yet.
There are people who think New York is an irrelevant market,” Mr. Sanwal said. “The more intellectually honest answer is that New York is just relatively immature. It’s on a good path and it needs to run its course a bit more.
I’m still a relatively newbie to the NYC tech scene but I’ve already started to appreciate the density and diversity of the companies here. I agree the city is still immature compared to Silicon Valley. However, being a tech business here in NYC gives you amazing access to hundreds of incredible companies who are *not* tech shops, which is a big win for enterprise-focused startups (IMO).
Awesome interview with Fred Wilson about the NYC tech scene and the state of VC on the east coast.
“We believe users are hungry for technology solutions that can make their daily routines more fluid,” explains our CEO, Iñaki Berenguer. “Contactive is putting muscle behind complex big data problems to deliver identity information that helps people be more productive. We think that CallerID is just the beginning.”
Happy one year anniversary!
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I haven’t walked across the Brooklyn Bridge since I was a kid. I now have a new favorite way to get to work and am even more enamored being back in NYC. Thanks Bill for the recommendation.
What is clear is that the storm will intensify rapidly, so quickly, in fact, that it will likely undergo “bombogenesis,” which refers to a storm whose minimum atmospheric pressure reading drops by 24 millibars or more in 24 hours.
Best name for a weather situation. Ever.
The city is already on pace for the best first quarter in its history – with 98 companies raising nearly $1.3 billion to date and its second best quarter by capital committed since 2009, according to our data. In the last quarter of 2013 New York’s new companies raised over $1.6 billion.