A recent outcry against companies like MonkeyParking in SanFrancisco, which creates a private market for public parking spots, or ReservationHop, which sells reservations at hard-to-reserve restaurants, raises some important questions.
The national startup scene is changing, and has changed radically in the past ten years. As recently as seven years ago, New York could not claim to be at the heart of the national startup scene; today it is regularly cited among the nation’s startup “superhubs.” More and more, cities outside of the established centers for tech and innovation are implementing and encouraging policies and programs that provide resources to startups, which are themselves seen as the key to economic growth and rejuvenation...Read More
When people talk about tech startups, they almost always mention Silicon Valley and California. Boston and New York also come up in conversation.
The Minimum Viable Product, or MVP, is what transforms and idea into a product. With a great MVP, a startup can generate realistic customer feedback, get its first funding, and maybe even become the next SpotHero. But for startups without a technical co-founder, the MVP can sound like a challenging barrier...Read More
Two days ago Crain’s pulled their sponsorship for Chicago’s Techweek in light of a “Black Tie Rave” party invitation depicting scantily clad women.