Flavorpill, the social events and experiential platform has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bustle Media Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. “This acquisition was made with an eye towards our 2019 growth — in both user engagement and revenue. We expect to see a substantial increase in paid attendees for our experiential programs to come through Flavorpill,” remarked Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of the Bustle Digital group.
Well not exposed but earlier in the week, Inc. Magazine released its annual list of the fastest growing private companies. This year, the list included 213 companies from New York down from 270 in 2016. One component of the list is the annual revenue figure – figures that are often not released for startups (2017 […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest startup funding rounds globally during the month of July. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, a brief description of the company, and total equity funding raised for the company to further the analysis. To maintain a focus on tech-enabled startups, […]
TradeTapp, an analytics platform for evaluating subcontractor risk, has been acquired by SF-based BuildingConnected, a platform for real estate owners and general contractors to hire subcontractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The City of New York is committing $10M in investment as a part of a new program called WE Venture that will target investments in women-led early stage companies. Through the program, WE Venture will effectively serve as a limited partner in venture funds that specifically have a demonstrable track record of investing in women […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest US startup funding rounds from June 2018. I have included some additional information such as industry, company description, round type, location of the startup, and total equity funding raised to further the analysis. To maintain a focus on tech-enabled startups, real […]
Today with sit down with Caitlin Strandberg, Principal at Lerer Hippeau, the most active seed stage fund in NYC. Currently investing out of its sixth fund, which just closed in May at $122M, Lerer Hippeau has made over 250 investments in companies such as Venmo, Plated, Moat, Tapad, SeatGeek, and Warby Parker. Caitlin joined us to discuss her path to venture after working as an early employee at LearnVest and Behance, the differences between the various roles found in venture, the many resources Lerer Hippeau offers entrepreneurs, actionable tips for entrepreneurs seeking funding, and much, much more.
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a highly acclaimed series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Jeffrey Berman, General Partner at Camber Creek, real estate technology-focused early-stage venture fund. Currently investing out of its second fund, which just closed in June at $30M, […]
No-fee ticket marketplace TickPick has acquired a significant portion of the assets of Rukkus, the ticket inventory aggregator focused on live entertainment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We’re continuing our growth path by making smart acquisitions, developing partnerships, and constantly improving our technology for the industry’s best customer experience,” said Brett Goldberg, […]