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Uber and Lyft encourage NYC customers to oppose proposed ride-hail cap legislation

Uber is making calls to some of its customers in New York City, offering to connect them to local council members to express their opposition to the proposed legislation that would cap the number of r

FitHouse aims to make fancy fitness classes more affordable

Fitness-oriented New Yorkers aren’t facing a shortage of classes that they can sign up for, but the prices can add up — Clément Benoit, founder of a new startup called FitHouse, said boutique

NYC-based Notation Capital raises $27 million for second fund

Notation Capital, the NY-based pre-seed fund that launched in 2015, has just picked up a fresh $27 million in capital to invest in to super early stage startups in the NYC area. The fund is called Not

Rent the Runway is launching same-day delivery, starting in NYC

Rent the Runway customers can now be one step closer to actually not having a closet. The company just announced they are launching same-day delivery in NYC, with plans to expand to other markets soon

No, the 5th Ave Apple Store’s glass cube isn’t going anywhere (permanently)

Apple's construction contractors may indeed have to remove the glass cube that sits over the entrance to the sunken 5th Ave location — but only because it's a bit hard to do a massive store renovati

Manhattan CRE prices spark a mass exodus of startups to Brooklyn

Manhattan, once the mecca for technology and innovation on the east coast, is now losing ground to the Outer Boroughs. Massive growth has led to high rents and lack of space for burgeoning businesses.

Fred Wilson and Tim Armstrong say policy matters for New York’s tech growth

Against a backdrop of a New York investment scene that’s been long on promise and press and somewhat lacking in terms of exits, tech icons Fred Wilson, co-founder of Union Square Ventures, and T

NYC Rises As A Hub For Software-As-A-Service Startups

As the market continues to mature, and as we watch a blossoming of SaaS activity in New York City, we believe that NYC is poised to become a genuine leader in the formation of companies leading the ne

NYC May Integrate Apple Pay, Bitcoin, PayPal For Parking Tickets

Given that NYC is the greatest city in the world <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/author/jordan-crook/">(I'm definitely not biased)</a>, it makes sense that the Big Apple is looking to give its re

Uber Adds A $2 Booking Fee To UberT Rides In NYC

Uber has added a $2 booking fee to uberT rides in NYC, which is charged through the app to your credit card on file, despite the fact that uberT rides still require users to pay their driver the meter

Chromebooks Get Blanket Approval For NYC Schools

Google is already leading the pack in terms of tablets and notebooks sold to K-12 education providers, according to recent numbers from research firm IDC, and now it has gained another powerful new al

Shout Is A Real-Time Classifieds App That Lets You Exchange Anything

Craigslist has come to be known as a modern take on the classifieds section of a newspaper, but Zachariah Reitano and Henri Stern want to go further and provide a real-time exchange service. That's wh

Meet The Companies Pitching At The Washington D.C. And NYC Meetups

Buckle up, NYC and Washington D.C., because we have a <em>sick</em> roster of Pitch-Off companies for this week's meetups. We'll be hitting <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/washington-d

Help Us Kickstart The Big Apple: Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield Applications Are Due Monday

Startup Battlefield is the heart and soul of Disrupt. It's one of the best platforms in the world to launch your startup, and we're looking for the very best startups to feature at Disrupt NY this Apr

Six Really Useful Apps For NYC

Like everyone else in New York, I tend to have strong opinions on what places my friends (and foes) should or should not frequent while in NYC. While I don't claim to know everything about this city a

ZabKab Lets You Hail A NYC Yellow Cab With Your Phone

Services like <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/07/uber-new-york/">Uber</a>, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2008/12/16/taxi-magic-hail-a-cab-from-your-iphone-at-the-push-of-a-button/"

Aereo Offers A “Try For Free” Option In NYC; Android And PC Support Later This Summer

After a small victory in court this past <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/11/aereo-wins-injuction/">July</a>, NYC-based <a target="_blank" href="https://aereo.com/home">Aereo</a> today ann

The TechCrunch Meet-Up In NYC Is Officially Official: RSVP Now

As the days pass, the big moment draws nigh. No, I'm not talking about <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/20/disrupt-nyc-early-bird-registration-extended-until-april-30th/">Disrupt</a>, whic

NYC BigApps Ideas Turns Challenge On its Head, Asks For Problems To Solve

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/nyc-bigapps-ideas.jpg"> New York City likes to put out its BigApps challenge to get developers to come up with apps that make living i

DreamIt Ventures Announces Its First Batch Of NYC Startups

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/screen-shot-2011-05-09-at-1-08-36-pm.png" />In January of this year, <a href="http://www.dreamitventures.com/">DreamIt Ventures</a>, a Philade
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