New York is an adtech and ecommerce town edition…
Armed with some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we’ve broken down the 10 largest Series B 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.
The largest Series B round in NYC history took place in 2014 TWEET THIS
First Round Capital took part in 6 of the top 10 Series B financings in NYC TWEET THIS
The largest Series B round in NYC history is in healthcare space TWEET THIS
The largest series B round in NYC is larger than the #2 and #3 combined. TWEET THIS
4 of the largest Series B rounds in NYC are in the #adtech space. TWEET THIS
5 of the largest Series B rounds in NYC are in the #ecommerce space. TWEET THIS
2 of these companies were acquired, 2 are hanging by the thread, the rest remain active.