The final numbers on 2016 fintech funding deals are in from New York-based research firm and investment database CB Insights, and venture capitalists seem to be cooling on the industry.
According... Read more »
Curiosity and opportunity led me to cover the New York startup scene for Xconomy, first as a correspondent and then for the past three and a half years as the local... Read more »
When the CEO of Meetup took the stage last week at the latest New York Tech Meetup (NYTM), there was a touch of expectation that something eye-opening might happen.
Several years... Read more »
What do artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovations have in store for the future of marketing?
That was a key question addressed by a panel that included the chief marketing... Read more »
Smart-home technology has gone to the dogs.
New York-based Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) graduated 12 startups today, including Dog Parker—a connected doghouse that minds people’s pets while they shop at... Read more »
Making the artificial feel more natural is one of the goals of computer scientists these days.
Last week in New York, innovators from IBM, Foursquare, Microsoft, and other companies discussed what... Read more »
It will be easier for more businesses to create and share video ads if Grainne Barron has her way.
Last week, Barron, the founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Viddyad,... Read more »
Today, 10 teams will demo their fintech ideas as the latest batch of startups to come through the Barclays Accelerator in New York.
British bank Barclays and startup accelerator Techstars collaborate... Read more »
There will probably always be apps that serve little real-world use, or are so focused on technology that it is extremely hard for the average person to understand what they are... Read more »
Last week, as the opening matches began at the 2016 US Open Tennis Championship in Queens, IBM put some of its innovations in data and software on display for the media.... Read more »
For millennials looking for a new way to make friends—and just friends—in a new city, the founder behind the Real app says she has created a way to remove the superficial behavior seen with other... Read more »
With a boost from the White House, a local developer is creating a game app that may help students flesh out their career choices.
Last Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama announced... Read more »
These final weeks of summer have not slowed the activity across New York’s innovation scene—from a pair of funding rounds to the introduction of a mentorship program that will bring startups from... Read more »
Women 2.0 is on the move, bringing its act in a big way to New York state. The San Francisco-based network and social platform for women technology entrepreneurs is getting a... Read more »
After word leaked last night via Recode, Walmart officially announced Monday in an e-mailed statement that it has agreed to acquire Hoboken, NJ-based e-commerce site Jet.com for $3 billion cash,... Read more »
As Thursday comes to a close, Zeta Interactive has announced a new acquisition that increases its footprint in Silicon Valley.
If that sounds like a familiar growth pattern for this New... Read more »
A huge question has finally been answered about Yahoo’s future. Verizon sealed a deal over the weekend to acquire the company’s core business for more than $4.8 billion in cash, and... Read more »
Just when the online lending scene seemed mired in doldrums and doubt, New York-based CommonBond landed several deals to shake things up.
The company announced on Tuesday it raised $30 million,... Read more »
Amid some of the commotion in the food tech sector, on Tuesday New York-based Freshly, a meal delivery startup, announced it raised $21 million in a Series B round led by... Read more »
A new workshop opened last week in New York where developers can fine- tune their blockchain software.
IBM has set up a Bluemix Garage in SoHo within a Galvanize campus that... Read more »