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The 10 Largest Series A Rounds in NYC History

 
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10 Largest Series A Rounds in NYC

Armed with some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest Series A rounds of all time in NYC. I have included some additional information as well, such as year of funding, industry, investors in the round, and current status of the company, to further the analysis. In order to maintain a focus on conventional tech startups, pharmaceutical and biotech companies were removed from the data.

Quick Findings:

  • The largest Series A round in NYC history took place in 2014          TWEET THIS
  • Goldman Sachs and Thrive Capital took part in 3 of the top 10 Series A financings in NYC      TWEET THIS
  • The largest Series A round in NYC history is in healthcare space      TWEET THIS
  • 1 of these companies was acquired in an asset disposition. 1 company merged and 8 of them are ongoing concerns.
  • None of these companies have IPOd    TWEET THIS

 

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About the author: Reza Chowdhury

Reza Chowdhury is the CEO and Founder of AlleyWatch, the largest media property focused on the NYC tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is also the Founder of New York Startup Lab, a software development firm with a specific focus on early stage companies. Previously, Reza was involved with several entrepreneurial ventures and began his career as securities trader on Wall Street. Recognized as a global thought leader, Reza was recently named as one of the 100 most influential people in NYC Tech by TechWeek and is a 2015 NYC Venture Fellow, a world-class, year-long fellowship program designed to help high-potential entrepreneurs scale their ventures. Reza routinely speaks on the global startup ecosystem and is an advisor to advisor to SD Asia and Dublin Globe, two organizations that are fostering the growth of local entrepreneurial ecosystems.