Disruptive Technologists ®

…and the entrepreneurial culture in New York City

The people that interrupt the normal course or unity with technology. They are the game-changers, the brilliant thinkers, the hackers, the founders and the people that finance them.


500 Startups’ managing partner Christine Tsai said she is big on unsexy verticals — so verticals that are disruptive, but maybe not necessarily trendy. Read More…

Disruptive Event: Dot-comers don’t have to be sexy to be profitable. In the late 90s the dot-com boom was in full swing. Everyone was jumping on the Internet bandwagon. Panelist Ed “Skip” McLaughlin will argue that their purpose is profit. Read More…


AlwaysOn’s founder and CEO Tony Perkins advises new startups to look at the Millennial Generation and build products for them because they are the future Read More…


Machinio’s co-founder and CEO Dmitriy Rokhfeld and his partner Dan Pinto filled that need by creating a massive search engine for industrial machinery. The market was ready Read More…


Keep Motivated


Erik Mumford, the co-founder and CEO of Piiku, created his company on the fact that the consumer shift from print media to digital has created the need for publishers to pursue paid access models. Read More…

2015 Events


How to Find an Investor Event March 19th: Likely the biggest hurdle new companies face is raising outside capital. Judith Feder, President of the advisory fundraising firm Harvest Capital, is one of the panelists. Read More…

Building a Dream


Jack Levine, CEO of Electric Objects, is building a computer for display art “We are hardware, we are software, we are lots of different things.Read More…

Ryan Caldwell


At Fall Finovate 2014, MX/MoneyDesktop’s founder and CEO Ryan Caldwell presented Helios, the new cross-platform digital banking framework that is deployable on any device from any plan. Read More…