You don’t need an inbox full of breathless press releases trumpeting identical calorie-counting dating apps with free weather alerts to know the start-up scene can be monotonous.
Ironpants and Guess the 90’s are today’s sparkly flakes at the bottom of the millrace, and every would-be Jack Dorsey with a beta and fancy card is joining the stampede.
For that reason, it takes a lot to catch Betabeat’s hype-weary eye. But every once in a while, we come across an app or a website that looks like it could actually—yes—improve modern life (or at least insidiously colonize another lobe of your brain).
Here, we’ve assembled our annual list of tech visionaries based in New York City, a group of innovators, impresarios, paradigm-twisters and all-around entreprenerds leading the city’s tech scene. Read More