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Annals of Boosterism

Annals of Boosterism

12 Months of Startups: Silicon Alley Gets Its Own Calendar

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When it comes to self-promotion, New York’s startup scene is masterful. There was TechStars, the reality TV show. There was New York by Southwest, the RSVP list for New York tech’s collective spring break. You’ve got Made in NYC, the digital equivalent of a “Made in China” sticker. And does any other startup scene have anything like We Are NY Tech, a blog highlighting people working in New York tech? (“We thought about staying in Silicon Valley and we were a little tempted, but we think there’s something exciting going on in the startup scene here in New York and we wanted to be a part of it,” Ryan Bednar of Y Combinator startup Tutorspree, said in his WANY interview today). Now New York tech will have its own calendar. Read More