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Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing
Growth Strategies

Analyst: Top Exec's Departure a Sign Amazon Has 'Choked' in Book Publishing

Amazon made noise when it launched its New York publishing operation but has failed to land the next big thing in publishing.
Brian Patrick Eha
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?
Technology

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
Neil Parmar
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal
Entrepreneurs

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
Brian Patrick Eha
Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show
Technology

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.
Catherine Clifford
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business
Starting a Business

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
Kate Taylor
New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator
Technology

New York Times to Invest in Startups Through Its Own Incubator

The New York Times Co. plans to invest in early-stage media startups through its incubator, timeSpace, which recently graduated its inaugural class. Here's a look at what each of its three startups are up to.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Mayor Bloomberg's Tenure
Leadership

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.
Diana Ransom
Where New York Mayor Candidates Stand on Business and Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

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.
Catherine Clifford
The Big Apple to Tech-Savvy New Graduates: 'We're Hiring'
Starting a Business

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.
Andrea Huspeni
Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover
Growth Strategies

Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

A look at how New York City businesses are getting back on their feet after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back
Starting a Business

The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

We recap our special report on the entrepreneurial scene in the U.S, from New York and Houston to Boise and Baton Rouge, five years since the financial crisis.
Sarah Max
Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom
Entrepreneurs

Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom

Investment in education technology has tripled in the past decade. We take a look at three startups seeking to solve big problems in today's schools.
Colleen DeBaise
Twitter Co-founder Says He'd Run for NYC Mayor Someday
Growth Strategies

Twitter Co-founder Says He'd Run for NYC Mayor Someday

Jack Dorsey wants to run the Gotham City. Whether or not you want to take on politics in your own career, here are three lessons any entrepreneur can learn from the Twitter co-founder, who has been called the "intellectual successor" to Steve Jobs.
Catherine Clifford
NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town
Marketing

NY Tech Meetup's Jessica Lawrence on the Hottest Ticket in Town

The executive director of NY Tech Meetup talks about what the audience can expect at the city's influential monthly tech event.
Sarah Max

New York is not only the name of a state on the eastern seaboard, but it is also the name of a highly populated and diverse urban city commonly regarded as a hub for startups -- along with San Francisco. New York is also known for as the epicenter for industries in media, finance, fashion and food.

 
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