Our first foray into the world of wearables with Google Glass. Continue reading “.@GoogleGlass: A Journey From Boston to New York City”
Six months ago we watched 13 entrepreneurs pitch their startup idea to three seasoned journalists from Crain’s New York Business. The winner was Ally Downey, CEO and Co-Founder of weeSpring with runners-up, Perk.la and Try The World. We recently caught up with them to find out how they are doing since the competition.
The PEN World Voices International Literature Festival Turns 10 this April. Continue reading “PEN World Voices International Literature Festival Turns 10: A Review Of Year One”
Paper clips, plastic coffee stirrers, broken umbrellas, are just the tip of the iceberg of found objects that entrepreneur and fashion designer Shelly Xu, uses to create art and high fashion.
The Perfect Pitch For Startups? Is there such a thing? Three Crain’s New York Business judges tell us there is.
You’ve worked hard all day. You’re tired and have missed the Union Square Green Market. You want to eat healthy but you walk into your local deli or grocery store and once again, some bland take out will do the trick for another night. But what if you knew that waiting for you at home was a bundle of organic groceries from the City’s green markets or local farms? That is what Urbavour does. A startup that gets city dwellers to eat healthy. Continue reading “Urbavour: A Startup That Gets City Dwellers To Eat Healthy”
To capitalize on New York City’s booming startup activity, Columbia Business School opened
ColumbiaBusinessLab, a co-working space for entrepreneurs and recent alumni, in the summer of 2012. Continue reading “Glenn Hubbard Visits Entrepreneurs at Columbia Business Lab”
Members from the Columbia Business School community on how the school explores business opportunities in India, and develops the next generation of that India’s business leaders.
The Shanghai Restoration Project had the sold-out audience at New York’s Asia Society shouting for more after their curtain call. But it was only day two of the Chindia Dialogues, a four-day festival of Chinese and Indian writers, thinkers, artists and performers coming together for the Asian Arts + Ideas Forum, and the staff needed to pace itself. As the lights went up, the audience buzzed with appreciation, having watched stunning statuesque Shanghai singer, Zhang Le, and New York Hip Hop artist, Jamahl Richardson, riff on traditional Chinese melodies spiced with New York Hip Hop. The dazzling videos were equally stunning. Continue reading “The Shanghai Restoration Project, Zhang Le and NeochaEDGE Wows NYC”