For skeptics of New York City's startup scene, it helps to have a close-up view. Rather than look at things through the lens of Silicon Valley, the Big Apple has developed its own brand of startups.
Of course, this has long been called Silicon Alley. That used to mean mostly startups centered on advertising, media and e-commerce.
But today, it's branched out to artificial intelligence, biotech, virtual reality, fintech, natural drinks, livestreaming content and mobile app for foodies, sports and drivers looking for a parking space.Read Complete Article