Sportswear behemoth Nike recently introduced a sports hijab to address the growing demand amongst Muslim women. Islamic fashion is a rapidly growing segment both in terms of population as well as spending power. Al Shams is a direct-to-consumer brand that brings sophisticated fashion while keeping mindful of modesty. The brand offers affordable, luxury abayas for […]
Joselyn Guaman is a senior at St. Joseph’s College studying computer science and mathematics. While working two part-time jobs this year, she has recently also bagged a unique fellowship at Sunset Spark, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit that educates students about science, engineering and technology. Guaman says she came to Sunset Spark a year and a half […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN NYC […]
Culture and teams, within an organization, are something that everyone likes to talk about but few are able to do very well. It’s both an art and a science that serves a critical fabric in the tapestry that goes into building a successful business. Managers can become lost chasing growth without having a full understanding […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/13/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
According to a recent McKinsey study published last year, the small commercial market for insurance has good potential for growth but it’s fragmented and competitive. The largest player in the space only commands 6% of total premiums with ~50% of premiums split between 11 carriers. Carries are scrambling to differentiate themselves and secure more market […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/12/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Equifax shows us that measuring and monitoring the security risk of your company, vendors, and business partners is critical. But how to do it? This NYC startup has now raised a total of $62.2M for its industry-leading solution.
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a new series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Issam Freiha, Cofounder and Partner at Alrai Capital. Alrai’s first fund is a $10M fund focused on transportation technology. The firm is currently raising its […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/11/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new funding
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the month of September, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Angel/Seed, Series A, Series B, and […]