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Rumor Roundup: Founders Forum Parties in DUMBO and Some Reporters Get Awards for Their Vine Skills

Brent Hoberman, Founders Forum. (Photo: Caleb Bryant Miller)

Steppin’ out Wednesday, New York got its newest incubator/hangout hub when Mayor Bloomberg (joined by Questlove) opened the Made in NY Media Center in Dumbo. It was promptly christened later that evening, when Founders Forum, the invite-only conference (of which the New York Observer/Betabeat was a media partner), held a reception in the space.

Ghetto Gastro provided the grub; the Blabdroids, the documentarian cardboard robots, had their own room; a startup called Symplr projected the fruits of its video mixing app on the walls. Questlove stopped by again, but apparently we missed Prince Albert, Duke of York. Read More