Sad news today in the New York City startup scene: Brooklyn’s Loosecubes will shut down on Friday after raising $7.8 million in June.
With big dogs like Facebook and Twitter building out their engineering offices in Manhattan, the little guys have to up their recruiting game. A band of seven Silicon Alley startups has come together to form Come Work In New York, an organization hoping to entice top tech talent to stay scrappy in the Big Apple. From its presser:
Loosecubes, a website that lets companies sublet empty office spaces by the day or week, launched new ranking features today aimed at gathering detailed review information from renters. That data will be used by the office-sharing startup to make its workplace listings more effective.