[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] This summer, startup school General Assembly (GA) will open its second international campus.GA launched in London last November; now it’s headed to Berlin where it will partner with telecom company Deutsche Telekom to open a campus and offer classes on technology, design and entrepreneurship.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman via Business Insider”] New York City is full of startups. But the real winners have amazing leadership teams driving them to succeed.We polled tech industry executives and investors to find CEOs who are rising stars; they told us who their favourite early-stage startup CEOs are.
General Assembly, a new school for entrepreneurs founded last year, is expanding its New York City presence.In June it will be opening another New York City campus across the street from its current one at 915 Broadway. The building formerly housed New York Observer and The Guardian.
[credit provider=”Business Insider / Matthew Lynley”] Brad Hargreaves is looking for the next big hit in gaming, and he thinks it’s somewhere in New York.He runs the New York Gaming Meetup hosts once a month and shows off a batch of new games. Hargreaves, a co-founder of startup school General Assembly, […]
[credit provider=”Kim Bhasin, Business Insider”] Hackathons have been a part of the technology subculture for a while now, but as they get increasingly popular, they’re starting to appeal to a broader set of businesses.Take General Assembly’s Reinventing Local hackathon that was held last weekend in GA’s awesome Manhattan office space. […]
[credit provider=”About.me”] Continuing a series on business development for startups, I sat down last Wednesday with Ryan Fujiu, who leads business development and marketing for About.me.About.me allows users to create a simple splash page that links together their profiles across all the major social networks. The service was launched in […]
[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] General Assembly, the New York startup school founded by Adam Pritzker, Jake Schwartz, Brad Hargreaves, and Matt Brimer, will open a new campus in London in 2012.The new 20,000 square foot campus will be in Clerkenwell, east London. The campus will open following another investment […]
[credit provider=”97018″ url=”http://www.97018.it/tag/real-time-web”] Movable Ink, a New York-based email platform, has raised a $1.3 million round of financing.Contour Ventures led the round; Metamorphic Ventures, ff Ventures, and Kima Ventures also invested, as well as angels Joshua Baer, Bob Pittman, Andy Russell, and Alan Laifer.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] Want to know what it is like staying in the presidential suite at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City? Ask Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who has spent his stay there for the United Nations General Assembly at a measly $16,000 a night according to the New York […]
[credit provider=”UN / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/3312370402/”] The year 2011 may go down in history’s annals as a year of unbridled consequence.Global market shifts, sparks of revolution, and quests for land have touched every corner of the globe—and with them has come a seismic shift in geopolitics.
[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] General Assembly, a startup incubator that hosts entrepreneurship classes for the community, announced a $4.25 million round of funding and a partnership with General Electric today.In addition, Business Insider has learned that the four founders have been looking into two more retail spaces, one in […]
[credit provider=”Foursquare” url=”https://foursquare.com/brimer/checkin/4e393a34e4cd799aaeee5031?s=2I9ZKacdB0i35DR0XVbff_YnjJ8&ref=tw”] The tech community has been tweeting up a storm this morning with Mayor Bloomberg sightings.Bloomberg was seen speaking with David Karp. He’ll be visiting Tumblr later this morning.
The VC market has changed dramatically since the days of the dot com bubble when hordes of newly minted venture capitalists were pouring money into anything online.
[credit provider=”Jennifer Sterger” url=”http://www.jennifersterger.com”] A few months ago we reported that Jenn Sterger of Brett Favre infamy had joined a startup. The TV host told us she’s been helping out some friends at YouAre.TV.YouAre.TV is a General Assembly company that lets people play game shows from web cams. Jenn Sterger […]
[credit provider=”Profitably”] Another member of New York’s General Assembly co-working space can brag about being funded.Profitably, a software company that helps small businesses manage finances, just closed a $1.1 million round from a group of investors.
[credit provider=”Livestream” url=”http://www.livestream.com/nytechmeetup/video?clipId=pla_4957b45e-6ee4-420d-8cc7-876b64a5a28b”] On January 31, Adi Sahay, co-founder of Radbox, arrived in New York City from New Delhi – what he calls “the exotic land of snake charmers and Java developers.”It’s his first trip to the US. Before he arrived, says Sahay, “I didn’t even know what an avenue […]
[credit provider=”New York Observer” url=”http://www.observer.com/2011/tech/dinevore-chows-down-resdesign-add-geolocation”] Jeremy Fisher was a management consultant and investment banker for Morgan Stanley, where, he says, “Facebook is blocked. Twitter is blocked. You get a Blackberry instead of an iPhone. You have no idea what’s going on in the world.”Fisher left Morgan Stanley to found Dinevore, […]
By the time an email offer hits your inbox, there’s a good chance it’s already stale.
New York startup Dubset threw its launch party at General Assembly last night, and we were in attendance.
[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] General Assembly, the beautiful new startup space in New York, has been hit with a minor scandal, and startups are talking about leaving.General Assembly had been keeping eight startups on the seventh floor of its building. But General Assembly’s cofounders neglected to lock down the […]
[credit provider=”Dan Frommer, Business Insider”] Up-and-coming VC Joshua Kushner was just standing there, leaning on a glass door in New York’s hottest new co-working space General Assembly when – uh oh – the heavy door started to fall.As it fell, Josh, trying to be helpful, reached out to catch it.
There have been shared startup office spaces in New York City for years, but never one like this.