A Call to All Makers: Trending Developments

The self-proclaimed, “Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth” has made its rounds to the New York Hall of Science for its 6th annual festival of “invention, creativity, and resourcefulness”. With over 900 booths and 200 scheduled presentations and shows, the Faire evokes a great sense of wonder. With peculiar trinkets and unabashed displays of all things […]


NEW YORK, NY – March 20, 2014 – Baruch College alumnus Michael Chiang (‘11) was accepted into Techstars’ multi-city accelerator program for his new start-up company, Fitbark. The mobile application, which measures activity levels in dogs, was one of 10 American and Australian companies selected out of thousands for this year’s mobile health-themed accelerator program […]

A Whole New World: 3D Printing

  3D Printing is a whole new world to many of us, including myself. 3D printing has been around since the early 1980’s, however it is now coming to light as the technology is advancing and more affordable 3D printers are being released to consumers. You can now print anything from metals, stone, and food, […]

Japanese Entrepreneurship on the Rise

By Michael Tong In it’s 2010 report, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor ranked Japan lowest among advanced economies in terms of attitudes toward launching new businesses, noting that the Japanese were the least likely to consider becoming entrepreneurs. Being traditionally risk-averse, Japan’s workforce heavily favors employment in large corporations as opposed to starting their own businesses. […]

Select U.S. Cities Offer Insight Into Innovation in America

By Michael Tong Today, the thought of a locale synonymous with innovation and research likely produces familiar names in Silicon Valley, Austin, Texas, New York City, or Washington D.C., as commonly associated growth factors traditionally include a specialized industry (e.g. technology), access to capital investment, and world-class research universities. However, by examining the Inc. 500 […]

Are Israeli Startups Shying Away From Enterprise Software?

By David Benisrael This past Wednesday I was invited to a panel discussion and pitch event hosted by the U.S. Israel Business Council (USIBC) and the Israeli Economic Mission to the United States.  The event took place at Citi Bank’s corporate offices and featured teams from the new Tel Aviv based accelerator, the IDC Elevator, […]

No Time Like The Present -The NYC Startup Landscape

By Marc Kelly Carpe diem! Opportunity rarely knocks twice, and you would do best to answer when it does. The real question is ‘what are you waiting for?’ If you want to start a company or achieve something, you should start today. There is nothing holding you back but yourself. You don’t have to travel to […]

Event: NY Gaming Meetup

Love gaming? Baruch Students are invited to attend “A NYC Gaming Conversation: Music + Games,” a NYC Gaming Meetup event taking place Monday September 10, 2012 at 7pm at the William and Anita Newman Conference Center, Baruch College, 151 E 25th Street, Room 750, New York, NY. This  Meetup will focus on how you can build a game based […]

Student Coworking as a Start-up Launch Pad

By Christoph Winkler   A recent report with the title New Tech City by the Center for an Urban Future shows that New York City has established itself as the main technology hub in the country, second only to Silicon Valley. Key indicators for this development are the high growth rate of Internet related and […]

NYC Start-ups Lead in Internet & Mobile Technologies

New York City start-ups have emerged as leaders in industries that utilize mobile and internet technologies, a key development that positions the city for future tech growth the Center for Urban Future says in a report released today.  The report examines New York City’s quickly-growing tech sector – fueled by investments from both the government and private sectors […]