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Care.com’s Sheila Lirio Marcelo admits the city isn’t the wicked best at consumer tech

Last night’s PandoMonthly with Sheila Lirio Marcelo featured a few incredible moments during which the Care.com founder and CEO revealed some very personal details of her life and career experiences. Marcelo also gave some insight into how Care plans to position itself as more than just a service to find child care. But, being that the [...]

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The LA tech scene is seeing some exits and monster funding rounds – now it needs to reinvest to really build the ecosystem

This week a partnership between CB Insights and Upfront Ventures brings insight into what’s going on in the LA startup and venture capital worlds. With the newly released LA Venture Capital Report: 2014 Year in Review, things appear to be trending upwards in Los Angeles, but there are a couple concerns for its continued growth. One [...]

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The Boston vs. New York tech rivalry takes an unexpected turn according to CB Insights latest data

On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for HubSpot’s initial public offering last fall — which came one week after I was in the same room for Wayfair’s IPO — I chatted up one of NYSE’s staff members about the New York tech scene. We discussed some of the more promising companies and some up and [...]

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ClassPass staffer says “bros” should stalk, hit on sweaty women during its exercise classes

What’s the best way to garner attention for one of New York’s hottest women-led startups? Raise $40 million in investment funding? Acquire a competitor? Have your founder featured in an Inc. piece on how dancing helps her get through the work week? No. None of the above quite does the trick. At least that’s how [...]

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Millennials are finally buying homes, as Winklevii-backed TripleMint relaunches to help

In two days I’ve talked to two startups that emphasized the idea of “owning every step of the process” or “owning the process from end to end.” The first was New York chef David Chang’s food delivery startup Maple, which launched yesterday to handle preparation, packaging, ordering, and delivering of meals in a way only a [...]

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NYC’s king of milk and noodles, David Chang, launches his own food startup: Maple

When I first heard of David Chang, it was in one of those hilarious New York Times trend pieces. This one was about how marijuana use had shaped fine dining in the five boroughs and beyond, giving rise to what the writer cleverly coined as “haute stoner cuisine.” You mean to say that people in the restaurant [...]

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Uber brings its food delivery service to New York despite increasing competition

Uber has brought its food delivery service to parts of Manhattan, and it’s promising to deliver lunches within 10 minutes of the order being placed. The service was previously available in Los Angeles and Barcelona. It’s currently limited to a small portion of Manhattan, but Uber says in the announcement that it plans to expand [...]

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Watch This: Mysteryland reveals new trailer

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Landing in New York last year, Mysterland‘s arrival brought one of Europe’s most well-renowned festivals to North American soil. With Kygo, Dillon Francis, Madeon, Claptone, Maya Jane Coles, and many others slated to perform, 2015′s iteration of the festival arrives in Bethel Woods on May 23rd and 24th. [...]

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NoMad Playing Cards

Inspired by architectural elements of New York City’s NoMad Hotel, these gorgeous bespoke playing cards from Theory11 have a distressed look, and intricate line-art jokers. Each box is gold embossed and has a State of New York seal. Link Price: $10 Continue Reading from the Source

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Stunning elevator ride up One World Trade Center shows 515 years of NYC

Beautiful. Breathtaking. Tragic. Saddening. Historic. The new One World Trade Center’s observatory has elevators that display a 515-year visual timeline of New York City’s skyline and it’s an incredible view. Like if you were in a glass elevator and watching history unfold right before your eyes. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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New York police detective berates apologetic Uber driver

Filed under: Green, Videos, Police/Emergency A New York City police detective was caught on video berating an Uber driver for allegedly committing a minor traffic squabble. Warning: explicit language in the video. Continue reading New York police detective berates apologetic Uber driver New York police detective berates apologetic Uber driver originally appeared on Autoblog on [...]

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Why New York’s Expensive Real Estate Is Going Crazy

Traditionally, space in skyscrapers has been the preserve of too-big-to-fail corporations and law firms with triple-barrelled names. But, as you probably realize if you’ve taken a turn round Central Park lately, the latest and greatest supertalls don’t house hedge funds — they house a different kind of wealth altogether. Read more… Continue Reading from the [...]

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