"I think this is a very long-term issue ... the city has been doing paper for a very long time." — Eric Buddington
In all, seven startups were featured at Friday's event.
"It's about realizing you can live without your cell phone." — Lucy Barrett
"I've been in favor of this since we started. As long as it is working, let's keep it going." — Ed Lane
"It is much better data than we'd get if we put an ad in The New York Times." — Kevin Sprague
"We have grown the website from an infant to a baby and hopefully from there we can go to a toddler and so forth." — Chairwoman Carol Franesconi