NYC Connects Investors and Startups

By  |  0 Comments"/lisinopril/, sponsored by IBM, has taken Silicon Alley by storm by creating a sense of transparency for startups and investors alike. This online platform will connect entrepreneurs, startups, and investors with the help of technology that marries IBM’s Bluemix technology and Gust, a global startup investment

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen says, “This is yet another example of how this administration is supporting the tech ecosystem.”  She goes on to say, “We want to afford New Yorkers every opportunity to participate in this tech boom. This platform will help tech’s enormous momentum align with our core agenda by eliminating the need to be an insider to get inside.” This support from the city government is a true testament to their focus on growth for the tech industry.  This platform can help to establish strong connections between startups, investors, tech buffs and entrepreneurs, which may have been discouraged in the past due to a seemingly ‘private’ network.

While many platforms in this fast-paced industry are often out of date the minute they go up, CEO of Gust, David Rose, ensures us all that this platform will be self-updating.  This technology will also allow for the site to promote certain companies, trends and events.

It is pretty exciting technology, as is the first of its kind empowering this sort of platform for techies and investors.  To learn more, click here.

Sara is one of our Content and Community Associates at [L]earned Media. Sara is a recent graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with dual degrees in Integrative Arts and Advertising. She comes to [L]earned Media with both design and advertising experience and to pursue interests in the social, web-based relationships that brands and consumers share.

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