Vesta’s Christopher Uriarte and the “Card Not Present” World

By Lauren Keyson and Sarah Grieco In the “Card Not Present” world (Best Buy, Amazon etc.), if a fraud occurs on a payment transaction, the merchant is 100% liable for it. That’s where Vesta steps in. Since 1995 they have been in the payment space and are now almost...

Max Stoller’s Red/Green App

By Lauren Keyson and Sarah Grieco Max Stoller, founder of the Red/Green App, was a NY Tech Meetup Hack of the Month. The app allows a user to send a note to a contact saying “Hey, I’m in the city, want to meet?” It took him six months to create, and he acknowledged...

Why Engineers Make Great Entrepreneurs!

By Frances McLaughlin Although it seems that the world is constantly filled with dissension, I think there are two things on which we all can agree: 1. The world has problems. 2. The world is changing. Who do you think is the best candidate for taking on the crucial...