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WorkFusion_FITA
#NYCTech - There are times where the 9 to 5 stretch catches up and you scratch your head wondering why you are still doing work as mundane as yours. It’s 2016, shouldn’t they have robots doing my work for me already? Well they do....
BoomFantasy_FITA
#NYCTech -   It’s 4th & 1 and Eli has to go for it. Is he gonna make it? As you sit around the TV with your strong opinions, why not put your money where your mouth is and make the game a little more exciting! With Boom Fantasy this is a...
Grovo_FITA
#NYCTech -Going into a new job there are often new things to learn that you may not have experience in. Not wanting to seem like you have no clue what you are doing, you want a resource that can educate you about your own job. Grovo has you...
THE 10 LARGEST ROUNDS IN NYC IN JANUARY 2016.002
#NYCTech - Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in NYC during the month of January. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the round, to further...
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Funding - Venture Capitalists are officially nervous.How nervous?A quarterly survey released on Thursday that measures sentiment among venture investors indicates that confidence fell by the most in 5 years during the latest 3-month...
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Advice - In late 2013, Aileen Lee wrote a seminal article in TechCrunch where she coined the term “Unicorn” as a “U.S. based software company”. It began in 2003 and was valued at over $1 billion by public and private investors. In the...
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Advice - Here's the thing about startup prices: They go up ... and down. Dropbox and Snapchat have made headlines of late because money managers have marked down their positions, calling into question the lofty valuations. Others experiencing...
NYC Unicorns Analysis Startups.002
#NYCTech - In following yesterday’s piece on the 13 Unicorns in NYC, today I take a deeper dive into the composition of these startups as well as some trends in the NYC unicorn universe. We break down our data to a few key segments that...
Greatist_FITA
#NYCTech - Did you ever wish that the people who care for you did so in a more productive way? Instead of scolding you, they encouraged you to be yourself? Well now there is a company that is unabashedly empowering you to take steps...
NYC Unicorns.002
#NYCTech - Today, I take a look at the 13 active companies that have post money valuations exceeding $1B in New York City as a result of their last round using some data from our friends at Crunchbase.  In addition to dollar amount of the...
mParticle_FITA
#NYCTech - If you want to know what to sell your first step is to get data on your potential buyers. But where do you get such valuable information? The answer is mParticle. With the ability to collect data from mobile users, they...
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Funding - Silicon Valley is cooling, not crashing. Valuations are falling. The era of cheap money is over. Based on interviews with about two dozen venture capitalists and tech investors, 2016 is shaping up to be a year of reckoning for scores...
Dibs_FITA
#NYCTech -Worth is more than just what something costs in a vacuum. Other factors such as demand, the season and even the weather affect the worth of whatever you are selling. This being the case, prices should constantly be in flux to...
The Perfect Investor Deck for Raising a Seed Round Photo
Advice - There are several ways to build an investor deck for your seed round, but there is no perfect way, of course. The common thing between all successful decks is that they are short and clear. Be sure to read 9 seed funding gotchas and 8...
INTURN_FITA
#NYCTech - It’s hard to know how much inventory you really need and with the amount of factors involved it seems like it’s better to be safe than sorry. But what happens after you order way too much? Your solution is to turn to INTURN. Their...
PolicyGenius_FITA
#NYCTech - Insurance policies are a highly politicized issue. And while every pseudo-politician yells and posts annoying statuses about how they can fix the situation, this company is going about their business making sure that, regardless of...