Tag Results for NYC startup weekend (2)

  1. NYC Startup Weekend: The Home Stretch

    It's Sunday night at Startup Weekend NYC, and the remaining fourteen or so people look tired-they're in the 28th hour of work since the normal week ended. The group has honed the initial idea into a concrete product: A Facebook application where users can rank specific meals at local restaurants. Startup Weekend founder Andrew Hyde tells me that a Facebook application should be able to generate page views much quicker than a standalone web page. Facebook also taps a user base built around college campuses, where questions like "Where's the best hamburger under $5?" and "Where's a good Thursday night …

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  2. NYC Startup Weekend

    Various Spectrum folk will be blogging the NYC Startup weekend, hosted by Brooklyn Polytechnic University's BEST startup incubator, from now until Sunday. BEST (Brooklyn Enterprise in Science and Technology) director Bruce Niswander is a self-proclaimed "serial entrepreneur" who understands the 101 ways 99.9% of startup businesses fail. Startup is the brainchild of Andrew Hyde, a 23-year-old Boulder, C.O. wunderkindwho tells me he is "great at the first 25 percent of starting a business, and terrible at the rest. I suck at day-to-day." He's here to inspire the 100 people …

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