One of the big problems for folks developing mobile apps is the expensive and random process of promoting the finished product.
“Right now, the only way to get distribution for your application is to pay out the nose on an existing ad network, get “TechCrunched,” or to call in a favor at Apple (presuming you Read More
the talent drought
The 83rd ever New York Tech Meetup, hosted at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, hailed a new era of expansion for the hack-encouraging demo series. The Tech Meetup is searching for a managing director, something emcee Nate Westheimer said would greatly accelerate the Meetup’s role in helping the New York technology Read More
NY Tech Meetup
First, investor Charlie O’Donnell called on New York’s tech scene to add 250 developers to the work force.
“What I’d like to figure out is how we can create a much more sustainable and much more robust pipeline of developers into the NYC innovation community and I’d like to propose a lofty goal to Read More
With just a little over an hour left in the election for the first ever community board members of the New York Tech Meetup, less than 10 percent of the approximately 11,000 voters have weighed in.
It’s really not that surprising says director Nate Westheimer. “I think I got elected with like 400 votes.”
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New York Tech Meetup is looking so grown-up these days.
Beyond just selling out the Skirball Center every month, the organization is seeking official status as a non-profit and adopting a set of Governing Bylaws.
As part of this maturation, NYTM is creating a 13 member board, with four of the seats to Read More
Diller, Murdoch, Zucker Friend Each Other at Internet Week Soiree: An Observer photo gallery Read More
“If this was ten years ago, DJ Spooky would have been playing the Chemical Brothers and about a third of the room would have been on ecstasy,” said Jason Calacanis, veteran Silicon Alley tech star as founder of Weblogs, Inc., former Silicon Alley Read More
All of the city’s young digerati will be Twittering about Internet Week New York starting Monday, June 1. Expect everyone from your regular Googlers and Facebookers to College Humor’s Jake & Amir, AOL’s newly minted executive Tim Armstrong, Barry Diller, Digg’s Kevin Rose and even Al Gore out on Read More
A few weeks ago, Nate Westheimer was sitting at a table outside a Chelsea cafe with bleary eyes and his brown hair sticking out in five different directions toward the sunny sky. He looked like he could use a beer. But it was only 10 a.m., so he ordered granola over milk.
“Last week, Read More
On June 2, the New York Tech Meetup will host the largest live showcase of New York technology and Web-based companies during Internet Week. They’re calling it a “Demo Pit” and 60 city-based tech companies or coders of Web-based projects will set up shop in Read More