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Sep 15, 2014

Zynga.org's Game-Based Learning Accelerator Pairs Newbies With Experienced Players

Co.lab is a start-up accelerator that focuses on learning games. A partnership between Zynga.org and the NewSchools Venture Fund, co.lab “works with startups leveraging the power of digital games to build transformative educational technologies for P... #Barack Obama #Cameron White #The New School #University of California #Zynga #University of Wisconsin-Madison #Madison, WI

Sep 12, 2014

Google offers $100,000 cloud credit for startups

Looking for more success stories to add to its portfolio, Google has assembled a starter package to help startup businesses ramp up operations with free Google Cloud Platform services. Startups that qualify will get a $100,000 credit for Google Cloud... #Barack Obama #Cameron White #The New School #University of California #Zynga #University of Wisconsin-Madison #Madison, WI

Sep 04, 2014

Vice Lands 2nd Investment, to Fuel Expansion

The $250 million investment from Technology Crossover Ventures comes on the heels of financing from A&E Networks... #Barack Obama #Cameron White #The New School #University of California #Zynga #University of Wisconsin-Madison #Madison, WI

Sep 03, 2014

Better Transformers Save Billions In Wasted Electricity

The excerpt below comes from Forbes/Wolfe Emerging Technology Report’s recent full-length interview with Fumihide "Humi" Esaka, CEO of the power conversion innovator Transphorm (Full disclosure: My venture firm Lux Capital is an equity investor in Tr... #Barack Obama #Cameron White #The New School #University of California #Zynga #University of Wisconsin-Madison #Madison, WI

Aug 28, 2014

New Breed Of Operators Disrupting India's Dilapidated On-demand City Cab Services

Until recently, getting a ride in an Indian city meant hailing a passing cab or sprinting to the street corner cab stand or phoning the neighborhood ‘taxiwallah’ and then waiting for an uncertain length of time. No longer. In the last couple of years... #India #Audi #Bangalore #Mercedes-Benz #Uber

Sep 12, 2014

Women, laid-off execs turn away from job-hunting to start their own businesses

The demographics of Long Island's entrepreneurs are evolving.The challenging job market has left increasing numbers of workers who have lost high-paying jobs unable to find comparable positions. These workers have responded by launching consulting bu... #Farmingdale State College #Hauppauge, NY

Sep 10, 2014

Apple shows how it can innovate under CEO Tim Cook

Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook, after three years of incremental changes to products created under Steve Jobs, delivered on his promise to take the world's most valuable company into new categories including wearables and payments. Apple Tuesday... #California #Sony #Samsung Electronics #Steve Jobs #Cupertino #Macy's #Apple, Inc. #Bloomberg #Andreessen Horowitz #Tim Cook

Sep 13, 2014

Women, laid-off execs turn away from job-hunting to start their own businesses

The demographics of Long Island's entrepreneurs are evolving.The challenging job market has left increasing numbers of workers who have lost high-paying jobs unable to find comparable positions. These workers have responded by launching consulting bu... #Farmingdale State College #Hauppauge, NY

Sep 05, 2014

NY suspends LI venture investments during Canrock review

A state venture-capital program has suspended new investments on Long Island while officials review whether a local participant violated conflict-of-interest rules, documents show. The subject of the review is Canrock Ventures of Brookville, a 4-year... #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Brookville, NY #Lawrence, NY #Long Island, NY #United States Department of the Treasury

Aug 19, 2014

LIU Post wins approval for START-UP NY tax-free zone

ALBANY -- State officials Tuesday approved a tax-free zone for businesses at LIU Post, making it the first private college on Long Island to enter the START-UP NY program. The three-member board, meeting in the state Capitol here, unanimously endorse... #Farmingdale State College #Stony Brook University #Brookville, NY #Long Island, NY #Albany, NY #Washington, D.C. #John Russell (politician) #Hicksville, NY #Andrew Cuomo