Startup Sustainability

Startup Sustainability

Startups to Watch (via The New York Times) Anyone with a stake in a technology (or any other) startup will certainly appreciate the challenge entailed in prolonging editorial interest in their fledgling investment. Once the initial flurry of hyper-activity in the news and social spheres evaporates, how can a founder (and his PR consiglieres) build […]

New York Tech Meetup: College Edition

New York Tech Meetup: College Edition

Hoodies on the NYTM Stage The venue was different, as was the average age of the presenters. But that was all that had changed.  The energy from the stage and the warm embrace from the always sold-out audience at this month’s New York Tech Meetup remained palpable. In fact, I sensed even more electricity in […]

A Virtual Feast

A Virtual Feast

Giada at Home I really enjoy watching the cooking shows on TV. From the over-the-stove talents of the MasterChef and Lidia’s Italy to the other talents of Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi and Giada at Home, these shows, for me, are a veritable feast. On the other side of the culinary coin resides Adam Richman in […]

Back to School @ NYTM

Back to School @ NYTM

Flushing Meadow Tuesday evening (via Reuters) I’m always amazed how the New York Tech Meetup never fails to fill that 800-seat Skirball Center at NYU for its monthly showcases of “the next big thing.” This was especially true on Tuesday evening when the skies refused to acquiesce even to the U.S. Open, now in full […]

NYTM: Hackers & Coders Revival

NYTM: Hackers & Coders Revival

Moderator Nate Westheimer at March 2011 New York Tech Meetup I hadn’t been to a New York Tech Meetup in several months, but there I was Tuesday evening down in NYU country opposite the still fenced-in Washington Square Park at the Skirball Center for Performing Arts (named for filmmaker and real estate developer Jack Skirball). […]