Tumblr is New York’s Largest Venture-Backed Exit

Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr was not only a win for Tumblr's investors and founders but for the New York tech scene as well. As before yesterday New York never had a billion dollar startup that was venture-backed.

CB Insights reports New York’s 10 Biggest Venture Capital Exits, as you can see below with Tumblr leading the way.

It will be interesting to see if other New York startups such as Foursquare, Meetup and Fab will join the list or billion dollar exit in years to come.

yobongo! Out of private beta, ready for you to chat with people nearby but in selected cities

Today is the day. @Yobongo (my baby) is now available on the App Store. Download right now!!! http://t.co/614LfGOThu Mar 03 17:33:51 via Twitter for Mac

That's right, those of you who have been dying to test Yobongo and/or attending SXSW the wait is over. Yobongo is finally out of private beta and ready for you to chat with people nearby on your iPhone. Today [...]

Check-in at the Location Based Marketing Summit 2010, New York City

Early registration for the Location-Based Marketing Summit ends this Friday.  Promo code SPEAKERVIP gets you in for $495. A one day option is available for $395. The Summit, taking place next week, Sept. 29-30, 2010 in NYC is the leading event for Fortune companies seeking to maximize business, marketing and commerce using location-based services. We give you an inside look at the location-based marketing activities of major brands and agencies.

Join senior level executives from Marc Ecko Enterprises, Pillsbury, ESPN, Google, Deep Focus, Verizon, Microsoft, Mashable, Adweek, New Jersey [...]