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, Kyle Forster from Big Switch Networks presents a technology overview of the company’s Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN).
OpenFlow and SDN have been gaining significant momentum and, as customers adopt these technologies, it is critical they look for open standards, open APIs and open source to ensure the SDN solution they implement is future-proof,” said Guido Appenzeller, Co-Founder and CEO of Big Switch Networks. “Big Switch Networks has been at the forefront of the OpenFlow standard creation, offered enterprise-grade open source SDN solutions to the community and continuously expanded its ecosystem of partners. Openness will be core to SDN success and, by relentlessly delivering it in our Open SDN™ architecture, we plan to stay ahead of the market.”
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 from SXSW Interactive 2012, Guy Kawasaki, Cathy Brooks, and Howard Greenstein talk about Startups and Entrepreneurship in the Samsung Blogger Lounge.