Celebrating Blade, the Uber for Flying to Montauk

Sam Biddle · 06/25/14 02:15PM

Last night, dozens of people in starched collars and prom dresses convened at a Manhattan helicopter pad, to watch helicopters land, and to celebrate a startup made for ordering said helicopters. Silicon Alley hasn't mastered the SF startup party, but it certainly still knows luxury.

Startup to SF: Just Avoid that Pesky Transit Strike via Helicopter!

Sam Biddle · 07/01/13 11:11AM

Here's how thinking about the world works in Silicon Valley: when public transportation is disrupted (in the old sense) due to labor disputes, that's not an inconvenience! It's an opportunity to plug your app and offer helicopter rides—literally fly over society's problems.