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Funded in the Alley -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in the US during the month of November. Total capital raised in November by US startups was $3.36B. I have included some additional...
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Funding - Public equity markets go up and down……a lot. Per the chart below, the NASDAQ has gone up or down 10 percent a total of 78 times over the last 30 years (after having previously gone up or down at least 10 percent). That’s 2.6 times...
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#NYCTech -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in NYC during the month of November. Total capital raised in October by New York startups was $420M. I have included some additional...
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#NYCTech -  With the thousands of pages in the Affordable Care Act, it should be no surprise that navigating the complexities of the insurance market is a convoluted and arduous process. CoverWallet is the simple solution for your businesses...
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Advice -  After many years of working with angel investors seriously trying to find new ventures worthy of their hard-earned money, I find their frustration often exceeds that of entrepreneurs sincerely looking for financial help. That is a...
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#NYCTech -  A hot topic in the world of personal finance is how to get millennials to effectively manage their finances. Millenials have been distrustful of the traditional banks and live their lives completely in the digital age. At the crux of...
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#NYCTech -  The on-demand industry is booming as employers are using a distributed workforce that they do not have to provide traditional benefits for. These workers then are responsible for their own insurance needs.  It was only a matter of...
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#NYCTech -  You can lie to yourself and pretend that branding doesn’t make a difference…but you’d be wrong. Branding brings in customers, yet so many do not pay enough attention to it, not dealing with the hassle. It’s time you met Tailor...
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#NYCTech -  If the whole point of contact lenses is that they are supposed to be more convenient than eyeglasses, then why is the process of securing them such a nuisance in this day and age? Simple Contacts is simply simplifying the process of...
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Advice - Stages Investment opportunities, which 3Si Micro Venture & Holdings (3Si) works with, are typically startup companies at various points in their life cycle. The startup life cycle spans idea generation to an eventual exit...
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#NYCTech -  You can read a company’s ‘about’ page as many times as you want and you will still not get a full picture of what the company does, how it operates, and what its key drivers are for business decisions. If you are in sales, you...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of October both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...
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Advice - If “smart money” is money plus the promise of help that is worth paying for, then “dumb money” is money plus hidden harm, and “mostly money” is mostly money. All 3 provide what entrepreneurs primarily want from...
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#NYCTech -  If you’re a gamer, you likely loathe all of the hardware and software expenses that are associated with the hobby. Be completely platform agnostic and cloud based with LiquidSky, the newly funded startup that converts...
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#NYCTech -  Helping elderly, infirm family members can be incredibly meaningful, but also incredibly exhausting. If you find yourself focusing too much on paperwork and other administrative and onerous tasks related to healthcare...
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Funding -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in the US during the month of October. Total capital raised in October by US startups was slightly under $3B. I have included some additional...