I have been a long-time fan and somewhat regular attendee of the New York Tech Meetups where month after month ten entrepreneurs take the stage to showcase their tech-driven startups before a most discerning audience of coders, students, VCs, journalists, entrepreneurs, etc. Mostly missing from the mix, however, are PR professionals who would be charged with…… Continue reading Blood Simple: A Photogenic Stanford Dropout
Hype or Not? Fortune’s Dan Primack recently set tongues-a-waggin by cutting down to size New York City’s normally ebullient tech community with a piece titled “Are we done yet with New York tech hype?” Dear New York: Are we done yet with your tech hype? http://t.co/4k9Qyp0qgN â€” danprimack (@danprimack) October 2, 2014 The Boston-based Mr.…… Continue reading Is NYC’s Tech Scene Just Hype?
A week doesn’t go by without some news org touting one city or another as the next Silicon Valley. Â Here’s a random sampling: Singapore Aims to Become Southeast Asia’s Silicon Valley (Wall Street Journal, Feb 26, 2014) Some day Silicon Valley will move north. Hereâ€™s why it should settle in Oakland (GigaOm, Feb 17, 2014)…… Continue reading The NYC Techonomy Boom