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Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates
Ridesharing Apps

Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates

Ride-hailing app Gett announces a promotion where every ride in Manhattan is $10 for the rest of 2014. Flat fare. Any time.
Catherine Clifford
How A Brooklyn Co-Working Space Is Looking to Compete on the Global-Manufacturing Stage
Young Influentials

How A Brooklyn Co-Working Space Is Looking to Compete on the Global-Manufacturing Stage

Marcel Botha, an entrepreneur working out of an innovative co-working space in Brooklyn, talks about how he was able to rapidly prototype an ergonomically designed baby spoon thanks to 3-D printing technology.
Catherine Clifford
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Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY's AG
Sharing Economy

Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY's AG

Lodging-rental platform AirBnB announced that it is turning over the personal information of 124 New York City hosts at the behest of the attorney general.
Catherine Clifford
Lyft COO Exits, Says Controversial NYC Launch Isn't the Reason
Lyft

Lyft COO Exits, Says Controversial NYC Launch Isn't the Reason

The COO of Lyft is leaving the company, taking his entire operations staff with him.
Catherine Clifford
Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch.
Expansion

Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch.

The San Francisco-based peer-to-peer ridesharing app has suffered a few setbacks in its launch into the New York City market. Here's what other entrepreneurs can learn from Lyft's Big Apple rollout.
Catherine Clifford
Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech
Alleynyc

Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech

The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be.
Jason Saltzman
Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)
Ridesharing Apps

Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)

After its first launch was held up by New York State Supreme Court, the San Francisco-based company is set to hit the streets in the Big Apple starting tonight.
Catherine Clifford
Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft's New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York State's attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app.
Catherine Clifford
The Forces Driving NYC's Startup Revolution and How to Scale It
New York City

The Forces Driving NYC's Startup Revolution and How to Scale It

Influential players in the NYC tech community discuss what's driving the startup revolution and how to sustain its growth.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber

Ridesharing technology companies are becoming fiercely competitive, chasing new territories and slashing their prices.
Catherine Clifford
'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab
Trep Talk

'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab

A technology and design center housed in New York's historic Brooklyn Navy Yard is changing what manufacturing in the U.S. will look like for future generations.
Catherine Clifford
Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook
Facebook

Best Practices for Businesses Using Facebook

Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.
Geoff Weiss
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What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?
Starting a Business

What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

A new report highlights specifics and outlines strategies for local governments to follow to improve their strategies targeted towards small businesses.
Benjamin Kabin
Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators
Delivery

Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
Kate Taylor