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Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?
Smart devices

Can You Guess the 'Smartest' City in the World?

By 'smartest,' we mean most digitally connected and efficient.
Catherine Clifford
A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC
Online Video

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of YouTube's Free Production Facility in NYC

As competition in the online video industry abounds, the space represents just one facet of an increased investment by YouTube back into its own creator ecosphere.
Geoff Weiss
This Startup Veteran Is Paying it Forward With a Free Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs
Education

This Startup Veteran Is Paying it Forward With a Free Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs

The two-day course, which is currently accepting applications, will take place in New York City next month.
Geoff Weiss
Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?
Starting a Business

Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?

The cultures are different on each coast with VCs placing priorities on different areas when analyzing the funding of prospect.
Andy Miller
Artisanal Mayonnaise Shop Satirized on SNL Releases a New, Parody-Inspired Flavor
Entrepreneurs

Artisanal Mayonnaise Shop Satirized on SNL Releases a New, Parody-Inspired Flavor

When comedian Kevin Hart mentioned garlic-truffle mayo in an SNL skit parodying modern Bushwick, Empire Mayonnaise decided to make his Brooklyn dream a reality.
Kate Taylor
For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'
Crowdfunding

For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'

The co-founders of Meow Parlour raised three times as much cash as they set out to raise with a Kickstarter campaign. But that wasn't the best part of their crowdfunding success.
Catherine Clifford
How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire
Shark Tank

How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire

Following a $275,000 investment from Lori Greiner on Shark Tank, Bantam Bagels is taking on wholesale and online, while maintaining its NYC bagel shop.
Kate Taylor
A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life
Starting a Business

A Cafe Where You Can Cuddle With Kittens: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Dream to Life

Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand fantasized about opening a cat cafe in New York City. Then, they stopped dreaming and made it happen.
Catherine Clifford
Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1
Styrofoam

Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1

Starting this summer, Styrofoam takeout containers and packing peanuts will no longer be allowed in the city.
Kate Taylor
Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal
Trep Talk

Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal

Co-founders Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand knew that opening a cat cafe in New York City was going to violate regulations. That didn't stop them.
Catherine Clifford
NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin
Payments and collections

NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and Bitcoin

Officials believe a revamped system would ultimately cut down on the losses the city incurs each year from unpaid violations.
Geoff Weiss
5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist
Grow Your Business

5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist

New York City-based 'Alec Monopoly' gets paid to paint and has partnered with huge brands and celebrities.
Jonathan Long
Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules
Sharing Economy

Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules

The battle against Airbnb in New York City rages onward.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Launches 1-Hour Delivery in New York City
Amazon

Amazon Launches 1-Hour Delivery in New York City

The company said it will bring the service to additional cities in 2015.
Laura Entis