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The It Girls Alumnae Group and Women in Computing at NYCWiC

Syracuse was the host city recently for NYCWiC, the New York Celebration of Women in Computing‘s annual conference. This conference was for women from across the state to present various IT-related topics through poster sessions, research presentations, panels, workshops, and other great activities providing excellent opportunities for networking and professional growth. Schools and organizations from across… Read the full article…


Spring 2015 HackUpstate: Recapping the Highlights

This Spring, co-founders Doug Crescenzi and Mitch Holland organized yet another great HackUpstate hackathon! What is HackUpstate? Find out here! Participants entered the doors of the April 11-12 event Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse starting at 11:00 AM on Saturday, and nervously gathered together throughout the hour. Soon, Doug, co-founder and host of the event,… Read the full article…


10 Tips to Ensure Your Success Working in a Startup Culture

I contribute regularly to an ongoing InfoSpace series called, “Startup Roundup.” Each article contains a full look at mostly-local startups, providing details about the founders, the company, and everything in between. My interest in the startup culture stemmed from exposure to entrepreneurship during my freshman year at Syracuse University in the Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship… Read the full article…



Startup Roundup: WhoIsInto.Me

Forget dating sites and apps like Tinder! A new “dating site” is up and running without the hassle of creating a profile and taking a selfie for your profile picture. All you need is a Facebook account and an interest to find your special someone! Introducing WhoIsInto.Me Who: Keisuke Inoue and Chris McCarthy What: “WhoIsInto.Me… Read the full article…


Startup Roundup: Contact

Recently, we started providing information about some of the entries in Student Startup Madness (SSM). According to the official website, SSM is a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups. From entries across the nation, 64 teams are chosen, then 32, then the competition finale is the “Entrepreneurial Eight” national finals at South by Southwest… Read the full article…


Startup Roundup: SU Duo Launching ‘HoundDog’

Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, announced earlier this month that 64 startup teams from across the nation made it to the first round of the competition. Six teams from Syracuse University are among them. According to the SSM official website, competition culminates with the “Entrepreneurial Eight”… Read the full article…



Green Holidays: Out With the Old, In With the New

This holiday season, InfoSpace invites you to Green Holidays, a festive season of giving with clear motives to reduce e-waste and become a more sustainable planet. In my first article, Green Holidays – Eco-Friendly Gifts, I listed five practical gifts that were equally stylish and sustainable. I also shared why buying eco-friendly gifts can go a long way… Read the full article…


Green Holidays: 5 Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2014

This holiday season, InfoSpace invites you to Green Holidays, a festive season of giving with clear motives to reduce e-waste and become a more sustainable planet. If you’re from the Syracuse area, a white holiday season is almost guaranteed every year. Instead of talking about the snow, why don’t we focus on Green Holidays this… Read the full article…