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.

Joe Rubin


Interview: As an angel investor, what industries do you think are the hottest today? We see some people in mobile, in Web, the Internet of Things, Software as a Service (SaaS), and some things that are out of the ordinary that are pretty interesting. Read More…

Harry Edelson


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. Legendary VC Harry Edelson will jump into the mix and set the record straight.  Read More…

D. Wakabayashi


“Apple Inc. is technology’s luxury brand. Now it is crossing into high-end fashion, with a smartwatch that blurs the lines between jewelry and gadgetry,” said Daisuke WakabayashiRead More…

Malarie Gokey


“Ideally, users would be able to fold the bendable smartphone in half and stuff it in their pockets – but it’s not quite the Post-It note sized foldable smartphone of the distant future,” said Malarie Gokey of Digital Trends. 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…

Dimitry Rokhfeld


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…

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…

Ed McLaughlin


“You can’t wait to start your own business. Yet, fear of failure continues to hold you back from venturing out on your own. Here’s what you need: The Big 3!” Read More…