michael mandel

michael mandel

Attention politicians: For every ‘prison-wage’ job shipped to Shenzhen, the App Economy has created a healthy job in the US

9to5mac.com
American politicians are in a hullabaloo over the 500,000 Foxconn prison-wage jobs in China that they claim could be stationed in the United States, but no one seems to pay attention to the booming “App Economy” that created roughly the same amount of decent jobs stateside. Both sides of...
Attention politicians: For every ‘prison-wage’ job shipped to Shenzhen, the App Economy has created a healthy job in the US

Here Are 10 Standout Companies From The Fifth 500 Startups Demo Day

techcrunch.com
Early stage VC fund 500 Startups today held the first of several demo day events for the fifth batch of startups graduating from its accelerator program. It was a fun event, with 32 high-energy founders pitching their companies to a room full of investors and tech press. All of the...
Here Are 10 Standout Companies From The Fifth 500 Startups Demo Day
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CompStak Knows Exactly How Much Your Office Should Cost, Raises $565K And Joins 500 Startups

techcrunch.com
CompStak‘s data is wildly valuable. Without paying a penny, its crowdsourced real estate info platform has compiled the rent, size, and more of 40% of Manhattan commercial leases over the last decade. It’s selling the data to banks and private equity while trading it to real estate agents and landlords for...
CompStak Knows Exactly How Much Your Office Should Cost, Raises $565K And Joins 500 Startups

App Economy has created almost half a million jobs

gigaom.com
Could the app economy be the cure for the United States’ employment doldrums? A new report suggests that the nascent app economy spurred on by iOS, Android and Facebook apps has generated 466,000 jobs in the U.S. economy since 2007. In the report by technology trade group TechNet, Michael Mandel...
App Economy has created almost half a million jobs
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Study: ‘App Economy’ has created 466,000 U.S. jobs since 2007

www.geekwire.com
A new study out today documents the impact of apps on the U.S. economy, concluding that 466,000 jobs have been created by the “App Economy” since 2007 — including programmers, marketers, interface designers, managers and support staff working on apps and infrastructure for platforms including Android, Apple iOS, BlackBerry, Facebook...
Study: ‘App Economy’ has created 466,000 U.S. jobs since 2007
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