Saving Timbuktu’s manuscripts digitally

Saving Timbuktu’s manuscripts digitally

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Breaking down the funding process, one woman at a time

Breaking down the funding process, one woman at a time

Julia Pimsleur, founder of Little Pim, a multimedia language teaching software for children, and theDouble Digit Academy, a how-to-pitch bootcamp for women, brought up an interesting statistic while sharing her tips on ways to get investors interested: “Of all the companies that make over $1 million in revenue, only 1.8% are owned by women,” she said. Continue reading Breaking down the funding process, one woman at a time

New York newbies! 4 apps to help make the best of life in Gotham

New York newbies! 4 apps to help make the best of life in Gotham

Everyone thinks they know New York because they’ve seen it in a hundred movies and TV shows. But first time visitors often admit that they weren’t prepared for the scale and pace of the city. There are people everywhere, the noise is non-stop and the subway map is ridiculously confusing at first glance. But once Continue reading New York newbies! 4 apps to help make the best of life in Gotham

Today’s special – EatDrinkJobs serves up a new way to find that perfect hospitality job

Today’s special – EatDrinkJobs serves up a new way to find that perfect hospitality job

Everyone knows that they have to have their LinkedIn profile spiffy for when the next job opportunity comes knocking. But not all industries use the site when looking for new hires. Julie Lerner and Jason Miller, learned in the ways of the food and hospitality industry, knew that most of the hiring for these sectors Continue reading Today’s special – EatDrinkJobs serves up a new way to find that perfect hospitality job

FarmersWeb steps in to help bring local produce to your table seamlessly

FarmersWeb steps in to help bring local produce to your table seamlessly

Local and organic farmers seem to be having a tough time capitalizing on the demand for their produce. From the unnecessary services of middlemen to not being able to get word out about their goods, these farms needed help. Enter FarmersWeb, a site that’s connecting regional farms with wholesale buyers. CEO and co-founder Jennifer Goggin explains Continue reading FarmersWeb steps in to help bring local produce to your table seamlessly

Alert the press! 4 startups that are changing digital journalism

Alert the press! 4 startups that are changing digital journalism

The Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism DemoNight showcased five media ventures that are trying to break new journalistic ground. The presenters of the evening included: Informerly – Co-founder Ranjan Roy shared his idea to help everyone interested and associated with the e-commerce field to “stay informed.” Using a Continue reading Alert the press! 4 startups that are changing digital journalism

The 5 pet tech sites your furry friend wishes you were visiting

The 5 pet tech sites your furry friend wishes you were visiting

City life can get pretty lonely for many, which is why many people decide to share it with pets. For all the unconditional loving your four-legged companions give you, they deserve more than just a walk in the park and an occasional trip to the grooming salon. New York’s animal-loving entrepreneurs have started a whole Continue reading The 5 pet tech sites your furry friend wishes you were visiting

Girl geek chic: Female tech trailblazers who want to make geek glamorous

Girl geek chic: Female tech trailblazers who want to make geek glamorous

The event, held at the Apple Store in SoHo, was hosted by Women Innovate Mobile’s Kelly Hoey. The panelists included Adda Birnir, co-founder of SkillCrush, Kimberly Bryant of Black Girls Code, Samantha John, co-founder of Hopscotch, Kristen Titus, executive director of Girls Who Code and Rachel Weiss, VP of digital innovation and new business ventures at L’Oreal. What moves these women to do Continue reading Girl geek chic: Female tech trailblazers who want to make geek glamorous

Newest addition to NYC food incubator scene to set up shop in Morningside Heights

Newest addition to NYC food incubator scene to set up shop in Morningside Heights

With the growing number of farmers markets and shops that sell locally made goods, New York’s legion of budding chefs is spoilt for choice when it comes to outlets to share their goods. But for a growing company, it becomes difficult to operate out of a tiny apartment kitchen after a point. Enter the food Continue reading Newest addition to NYC food incubator scene to set up shop in Morningside Heights