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3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food Industry

3 Culinary Startups Heating Up the Food Industry

With space and mentorship, the Hot Bread Kitchen incubator provides a location for food startups to start cooking up a storm.
Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

As of this week, 35 of New York City's subway stations offer Wi-Fi. And in Austin, Texas, commuters are now able to store transit passes and tickets on their smartphones.
Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Employees at car service Uber ordered -- and then canceled -- over 100 cars from a New York competitor called Gett and then attempted to poach its drivers.
Airbnb Renters Open Their Homes to the Enemy: NY Mayor Bill de Blasio

Airbnb Renters Open Their Homes to the Enemy: NY Mayor Bill de Blasio

Airbnb is embroiled in a legal battle in New York City, where short-term rental laws forbid its business. In a new video, Airbnb hosts give the city's incoming mayor a unique offer.
This Australian Company Now Owns All of the World Trade Center's Retail Space

This Australian Company Now Owns All of the World Trade Center's Retail Space

Westfield Group will now be the sole owner of retail space at the World Trade Center in New York City. Meanwhile, other foreign investors are snapping up the city's residential properties.
Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

At a bail hearing in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, a federal prosecutor revealed that Ross William Ulbricht allegedly ordered the murders of six people, and that more than 450,000 bitcoins of his personal fortune are still unaccounted for.
Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
What New York City's New Mayor Bill de Blasio Will Do for Entrepreneurs

What New York City's New Mayor Bill de Blasio Will Do for Entrepreneurs

A look at the policy changes Bill de Blasio pledged during his campaign that are geared toward small-business owners and entrepreneurs in New York City.
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Twitter goes public, entrepreneurs unplug in Boulder, New Yorkers vote for a new Mayor, SCORE teaches small biz tips in Detroit, top brand managers meet at Tech Madison Ave, a no BS conference. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
Hurricane Sandy and the Hard Lessons It Taught 3 Seafood Businesses

Hurricane Sandy and the Hard Lessons It Taught 3 Seafood Businesses

Locating a seafood restaurant by the water is a good idea, until a massive hurricane blows through. See how three hard-hit businesses are doing one year after the storm.
Hurricane Sandy and Its Aftermath: By the Numbers

Hurricane Sandy and Its Aftermath: By the Numbers

See just how brutal last year's superstorm Sandy really was.
Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show

As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years.
7 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

7 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

NEXT gets startups on the fast track, the Glimpse conference shows them the future, Feast makes them think, Martha Stewart's American Made teaches them to cook. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor

Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor

In the battle to reign supreme in the tech sector, the mayor of New York City says London is the city to watch.
Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court

Digital TV Startup Aereo May Wind Up in the Supreme Court

Aereo won a court victory in Boston today, but the fight over the startup's ability to provide digital streams of broadcast signals is far from over.
Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship

Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship

From former Congressman Anthony Weiner to Gristedes owner John Catsimatidis and the first openly gay New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the slate of candidates in the Big Apple primary is diverse and opinionated.
New York's Business Community Waxes Sentimental for Its Departing Billionaire

New York's Business Community Waxes Sentimental for Its Departing Billionaire

Despite bans on sugary drinks, smoking and trans fats, the 'nanny mayor' is looking a lot better these days.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure

In their own words, NYC-based entrepreneurs and business owners say what 12 years under the billionaire mayor was like for their companies and what their prognosis is for the city after Bloomberg leaves office at the end of this year.
A Look at NYC Mayor Bloomberg's Legacy (Interactive Timeline)

A Look at NYC Mayor Bloomberg's Legacy (Interactive Timeline)

A timeline of Michael Bloomberg's memorable moments as New York City's mayor.
Zillow Buys Rival StreetEasy to Corner the New York Market

Zillow Buys Rival StreetEasy to Corner the New York Market

Real-estate information powerhouse Zillow said it will buy StreetEasy for $50 million and also announced a secondary stock offering.

The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'

A recent report has New York City and Boston seeing major growth in hiring for tech-media companies.

A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.
New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

New York University's Accelerator is Looking to Jump Start Startups

NYU recently unveiled its accelerator Launchpad, hoping to help young entrepreneurs with their ventures.

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