You may know SF-based startup Everlane from the viral infographic they published in January about the high cost of clothing production. The startup, an online-only clothing manufacturer, creates luxury basics without absurdly high designer markups. But what we didn’t know is that Everlane is backed by several of New York’s biggest startup funders, including Lerer Ventures and Betaworks. Read More
The former LimeWire space was sunny with dark wood floors, and whoever decorated it had excellent taste in furniture. Lucky for Read More
This morning we wrote about the lack of women at the top positions at Twitter, Facebook, Zynga and Groupon, arguably the biggest four companies on the social Web.
Now local Read More
Etsy, the pride of Dumbo’s Silicon Beach neighborhood, is getting into the trendy field of providing its users with recommendations about which products they might like.
Fred Wilson, whose Union Square Ventures is an investor in Etsy, blogged about the new recommendation service, Etsy Taste Test, this morning.
The idea is you click on stuff Read More
The New York Times has a story today about New York’s efforts to woo a top flight engineering school that could produce homegrown tech talent.
Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steele spoke at the Googleplex, because Google is the kind of Silicon Alley powerhouse New York hopes will take root here Read More