NEW YORK--Last February 12, Design Driven NYC by First Mark Capital featured four startups, Gimlet Media, LayerVault, Paperless Post, and Squarespace at WeWork in Varick Street.
On Monday, January 26th, 2015, OLC attended the Fashion + Social Media networking mixer hosted by General Assembly in San Francisco. There was a Q&A with a few guests on how social media has impacted fashion businesses.
On Thursday January 20th, 2015, OLC attended a PitchForce’s event in San Francisco. A handful of companies presented to a panel of judges where they receive real time feedback and a potential in person second meeting with an investor.
Alley NYC hosted Pitch Night last January 8 at its Times Square offices with prizes for the three best presenters of the night. Match-Click took home the top prize followed by Rentity and, in a tie for third place, Vonvo and Zenly. Incidentally, Rentity and Zenly are both vying for a piece of New York’s real estate space. http://www.alleynyc.com/pitchnightnyc/
The Internet of Things should be a no-brainer for your Mom. Well, at least that’s how Jeff Bartenbach wants Wink to work not just for Mom but for the rest of us.
“The cloud is at that critical point. We’re in for a major disruption,” Michael Liebow of Accenture Cloud said last December 11 at the NY Enterprise Tech meetup that included Randall Hunt of Amazon Lambda and Jonathan Fullam of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
Jewel Toned, a shapewear brand for women, won the top prize at Startupalooza’s final pitch nightof the year at Hive @55on December 11. The monthly event, hosted by CEO Alan Brody, brings investors and entrepreneurs together for quick trade-show style pitching that culminates in a pitch-off between the top startups. The winner receives an invitation worth $1,500 to a Private Equity Forum event.