Start-Ups

Dec11, 2015

“The Hang New York”: What’s Happening in the City

Even though the supply of information is never ending, there are still not too many platforms informing the younger, educating crowd based in New York of what’s going on in their areas and most importantly within their own and other…
May19, 2015

Apple Acquires Company to Improve GPS Capabilities

Apple has acquired Coherent Navigation, a small Silicon Valley startup. This is the perfect archetype of an Apple purchase; small, well-respected and cutting edge. Coherent Navigation will be a great fit for the largest company in the world. As described…
May04, 2015

Shhh…The Secret’s Out, of Business – Secret App Shuts Down

Shortly over a year after its launch, the Secret app is shutting down. Secret is based in the Silicon Valley, and is an anonymous sharing app where users could share their secrets without being identified. The anonymity appealed to many…
Apr16, 2015

Apple and Google Approve Marijuana User’s “Tinder” App

An new app for “chill people” created by Todd Mitchem called High There! is receiving Apple and Google’s approval. The app is being accessed worldwide on both the Apple store and Google Play connecting fellow cannabis users with each other.…
Dec10, 2014

Get Rewarded for Shopping: Shopkick Shows You How

Imagine walking into your favorite store (from Macy’s to Target), and getting rewarded just for walking inside. It sounds like one of those despised too-good-to-be-true scenarios, right? Well, over 7.5 million Shopkick users have done just that. With over 150…
Dec01, 2014

How Startups Take Over: The World of Uber

Consider this: it’s raining on a Saturday “night” at three a.m., and you’re alone (and possibly tired/wasted/lost/cold etc. You could try to catch a cab (‘try’ being the operative word here), but the odds of that happening are slim at…
Dec01, 2014

The Poncho Weather App

It’s a cold morning. Your head pops out from under the covers just enough to determine how cold it is before you shutter back under the safety of your covers. Remember, covers can protect you from everything, cold, sickness, even…
Dec01, 2014

Get to Know Blue Apron: The Delicious Startup Revolutionizing How We Cook

It’s hard for any novice, urbanite independent to get into the swing of cooking easy, inexpensive (let alone healthy) meals for themselves. From overcrowded city supermarkets, to getting home way past the typical 5 p.m. dinnertime, most millennials (and even…
Nov18, 2014

Rooster Teeth (Achievement Unlocked)

If you’re a gamer, than you’ve probably heard of Rooster Teeth. With the 8th largest viewed YouTube channel in the world, over 5 million subscribers and 2.2 billion views Rooster Teeth provides entertaining videos of guys who basically get paid to…
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