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BIZZLINE: A STUDIO FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS SET TO OPEN

e talked to a long list of New York startups during Disrupt NY, but we were also joined by a local nonprofit called Brooklyn on Tech. As co-founders Jessica Santana and Evin Robinson explained in the video above, they both grew up in Brooklyn themselves. Before I dive into the many ways that Peter Thiel gets the […]

THE DAY I LEARNED TO STOP HATING LAPTOP DJS

hanks to the JOBS Act, the world of equity crowdfunding is blowing wide open. FlashFunders, an equity crowdfunding platform, is announcing a new program that automates the process for entrepreneurs, making it entirely free to raise or invest in a seed round. If you’re looking to meet new people but don’t want to explicitly commit to […]

WHAT IS LIKE TO WORK AS A SUPER MODEL

awn care startup LawnStarter is announcing that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The company describes itself as “your personal lawn care concierge” — the idea, said co-founder Steven Corcoran, is to express LawnStarter’s “focus on customer experience.” Similar to the way that startups like Handy and Homejoy. At vero eos et […]

HOW TAYLOR SWIFT HELPED ME LOSE 425 LBS

here was a time, not very long ago when Latinos living in the U.S. could only point to two successful Internet/software startups in their countries of origin: Mercado Libre and Despegar/Decolar. While these companies were very successful, it was difficult for us to explain why no other startups in Latin America had flourished. Nor again […]

LIFETIME UNVEILS FIRST LOOK OF FULLHOUSE MOVIE

ince millennials don’t use credit cards, cash, or even beads and shells, the only way to get them to pay for anything is through their smartphone. Add in a text-to-pay service like Rhombus and you’ve got Williamsburg catnip. This new app allows people to pay you via a special contact number. For example, a customer […]