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The Startup Sit Down: Andres Barreto – Founder Of OnSwipe And GrooveShark On Securing $6 Million In Funding

I was thrilled when I heard I would be interviewing the founder of my favorite music-streaming site Grooveshark, Andres Barreto. But when I found out we had some serious connections – he went to college in Florida and graduated a year after me (same major), his current office is four blocks from where I used to work in NYC, his editor works in the same office I do now, etc. – I knew we would get on like a house on fire,...

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TechStars NYC 2012 Demo Day

TechStars NYC is the Harvard of accelerators. As the #1 startup accelerator in the world, it’s selection rate makes winning the lottery look like a walk in the park. But, in a way, getting accepted is like winning the lottery.     The accelerator, who has locations in Boston, Boulder, NYC, Seattle and San Antonio, invests $118K in each company, mentors the freshman startups for three intensive months, hooks the them up with...

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