Do you think that only high-tech Startups have a chance? In this CBS News video, Mark Isreal describes how he started baking doughnuts in his apartment and delivering them via bicycle, but now sells over a million doughnuts a year from Doughnut Plant.
Today the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator announced that the Silicon Wolves Computing Society (SWCS) will be joining their incubator program. SWCS is a consumer-friendly high-performance computing system developer and manufacturer of the most advanced workstations and computer gaming solutions on the market. The high-tech start-up company recently relocated to the Incubator from Anaheim, Calif.
We are thrilled to be in Dunkirk and affiliated with SUNY Fredonia through the Technology Incubator,” said Ryan Wolf, President of SWCS LLC. “This is a great community, and a renowned university and we are excited about our opportunities for growth.”
SWCS is a computing solutions manufacturer and integrator that conduct research and development in highly specialized computer workstations, desktops, laptops and servers, and in particular, develop and configure dedicated computing solutions for Cloud, Virtualization, HPC and Reconfigurable Computing environments.
The Incubator is all about attracting companies which are poised for substantial growth, and helping them through the process while providing them access to the resources that a nearly 6,000-student institution like SUNY Fredonia can provide,” said Robert Fritzinger, Director of the Technology Incubator. “I see a strong fit between Silicon Wolves Computing Society, the SUNY Fredonia campus, and the Incubator and I am anticipating a successful partnership.”
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Today ScaleArc announced a set of new customers, a growing network of national resellers, and a new U.S. office to accommodate the company’s rapidly growing global operations. The company’s software lets companies instantly scale their database environment and gain visibility into real-time SQL analytics without having to modify existing applications or databases.
We’re excited by the strong customer response we’re seeing,” said Justin Barney, president and COO of ScaleArc. “The rapid adoption of iDB validates the fundamentally different approach we’re taking to database infrastructure by giving customers a turnkey, easily deployed solution that provides instant horizontal scaling, higher availability and performance, and real-time SQL-analytics so they can instantly troubleshoot issues and speed-up database responses without requiring any modifications to existing applications or databases.”
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In this video, TechCrunch interviews StartUp Health, a new NYC company focused entirely on bringing the health care and wellness industry into the future.
In this video, Lisa Kavanaugh from Ask.com describes how employees can learn both courage and creativity through onstage antics, which translate into new product development and growth.
In this video, Alex Iskold, founder and CEO of social entertainment network GetGlue, tells Fast Company how startups can increase their user bases in the most effortless way.
In this video, Reid Hoffman, Steve Case and Peter Diamandis the founders of LinkedIn, AOL and the X PRIZE tell Ali Velshi what makes a successful startups and how startups can help fix the jobs crisis.
Last week, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill that would let small business raise money through crowdfunding – and would make it easier (and cheaper) for them to go public. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act would ease certain Securities and Exchange Commission rules that make initial public offerings expensive, and force many small companies to delay them. The Senate has not yet voted on a similar version of the bill.
Said House Majority Leader Eric Cantor after the bill passed in the House: “This bill makes it easier for startup businesses to happen again in America. By having a win like this, I think we can demonstrate that [both political parties] really can work together.”
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