Month: January 2015

Fellowship recipients for inaugural Berlin – New York exchange program selected

Media residency program “Berlin Capital Region – New York” 2015

New York City/Berlin/Potsdam – Four fellowship recipients have been selected for the new Medienboard-funded “Berlin Capital Region – New York” media residency program, which enables participants to spend three months working on the far side of the ocean while getting to know the other location. Two New York digital-media professionals will come to Berlin-Brandenburg between…

8 Marketing and Sales Tips for the Growth of Your Company

by John Matson, Sales & Marketing Manager, Made in NY Media Center by IFP

In the last year, Namely has grown into a force to be reckoned with in the HR platform space. As part of the Squarespace Series, “You’re in Good Company,” on January 22, 2015, Chris Flores, Head of Inside Sales, and Nick Christman, Marketing Director, of Namely presented at the Made in NY Media Center by…

How To Turn Your Ideas Into A Reality

by Adam Rapillo, Graphic Designer

On the evening of December 18th I attended a Design Thinking Crash Course about taking an idea you are working on and bringing it out into the open. Specifically, we were taught how our ideas should be shaped by a need in the world. Writing down our ideas and following the step-by-step “toolbox” of problem…

Namely on Rapid Growth Start-ups

At Namely, we’ll remember 2014 as the year we built our business. We started 2014 with 24 employees and a dream to transform HR. As 2014 drew to a close, we had 71 people celebrating a year where we established a product-market fit, raised over $16M in two rounds, and became one of the fastest…

THE MADE IN NY MEDIA CENTER BY IFP SPRING 2015 DEMO DAY CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN

ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR A START-UP WORKING IN STORYTELLING AND TECHNOLOGY?

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is a dynamic 20,000 sq.ft. facility, located in the heart of DUMBO, Brooklyn, featuring a co-working space, talent incubator, 72-seat screening room, art gallery, and café, in addition to dedicated spaces for classes, conferences, and meetings. The Made in NY Media Center by IFP opened its doors…

Playmatics at Media Center Demo Day

by Margaret Wallace, CEO, Playmatics

Demo Day is a flagship program for Made in NY Media Center by IFP members to showcase their work — and Playmatics was keen to take part. Even though we are well-established and have successfully raised several types of investment — ranging from venture capital, angel investment, grants and joint venture partnerships — we were…