Lily Liu and PublicStuff: Transforming How We Talk to Local Governments

Sometimes a new technology has the power to transform an entire sector. This is what co-founders Lily Liu and Vincent Polidoro are working to do with their company, PublicStuff. Their powerful product...


It’s Official: New York Has Emerged as a Leader in Tech

“Riding a wave of start-ups, New York has emerged a national leader in fields that leverage the Internet and mobile technologies—a development that has provided a key economic boost and left t...


When Will New York Eclipse Silicon Valley?

Roughly 30 years according to a recent Forbes article. Once upon a time concerns over lack of access to tech talent and startup funding might have kept entrepreneurs at bay, today a New York office is...


Check out Creative Week NYC: May 7th – 11th

Creative Week is a celebration of creativity in advertising, design, digital media and all the arts that feed and touch those disciplines. It takes place in New York throughout the second week of May ...


David McCoy and Global Alliance for Community Development – A Series of Tiny Wins

How do you create a non-profit organization from scratch? According to David McCoy, co-founder and executive director of the Global Alliance for Community Development (GACD), you start with vision and...


What Makes the New York Entrepreneurship Scene Awesome

Maybe I’m biased about the New York Entrepreneurship scene because I’ve lived in and around New York my whole life, but the more I think about the explosion of startup activity here, the more I th...


Rising Tech in NYC: 20 Apps to Help Navigate the City

In addition to creating its own apps, NYC supports developers creating innovative apps for fellow New Yorkers. The NYC BigApps competition offers cash and other prizes for the best new apps utilizing ...


Rising Tech in NYC: Social Media Accounts

During social media back in February, the City launched four new central digital media channels to engage and inform New Yorkers. New York City government is now on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and four...


Building Business and Raising Consciousness: foodtoeat.com’s Deepti Sharma Kapur

One of my favorite parts of doing these interviews is learning about a hidden gem buried in what seems like an otherwise straightforward business concept. In the case of Deepti Sharma Kapur, 25-year-o...


High School Opens to Train City’s Future Software Engineers

“The students who walk our halls represent the next generation of young people who dare to dream that anything is possible through software, design, technology, and the human spirit.” R...