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#NYCTech - In the last three months, Dreamit Ventures NYC has been working with 12 startups, who are at varying industries and varying stages in their business. Some are just rolling out their beta and coming in contact with their customers....
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#NYCTech - Reliable energy sources is still a problem for a significant portion of the global population. According to the World Bank, 1.1 billion people still do not have access to energy electricity while another 2.9 billion people use solid...
David Rose Explains Angel Investing
#NYCTech - David Rose is third generation serial entrepreneur as well as a third generation angel investor. Starting in the late 19th century, his grandfather was angel investor for medical equipment like the first portable kidney dialysis...
The 20 Largest Funding Rounds in NYC 2015.002
#NYCTech - This week, I take a look at the 20 companies that have raised the largest startup funding rounds in New York City this year using some data from our friends at Crunchbase (as of 7/23).   In addition to dollar amount, I have included...
Photos by: Corey Horn, AMC G3 APS OperationsUnderway convoy - Army Vessel ST-904 Green Springs leads a waterborne
convoy of small tug, landing craft mechanized and landing craft utility
vessels with the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's 10th Support Group,
at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, during exercise Pacific Reach '08, June
13-17. Pacific Reach aimed to evaluate the Army's ability to meet
watercraft operational requirements for supporting watercraft
deployments.
Advice - We usually think about what an investor should look for when evaluating a potential investment opportunity. But what about what an issuer should look for when evaluating a potential investor? Obviously, sometimes dollars are...
Startup KPIs: Words from the Wise
Business - I recently attended a great panel discussion on Startup Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) by The CFO Leadership Council. Chris Hering from NetSuite was the moderator and the speakers were Melissa Stepanis from Silicon Valley...
Boardvitals
#NYCTech - The Medical Certification and Publishing Market is a $3.6B market. Yet, there are no household names associated with the space.   Board Vitals, hot off a fresh capital raise is planning to change that. The NYC startup is already one...
THE 10 LARGEST ROUNDS IN NYC IN MAY 2015.002
#NYCTech - Armed with some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest  rounds in NYC during the month of June. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the...
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#NYCTech - Deaths in involving motorcyclists accounted for 13% of motor vehicle related accident fatalities according to a recent study by the US Dept of Transportation. Helmets are 37% percent effective in preventing fatality and 67% effective...
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Advice - Mark Pearson knows a thing or two about investing. He sold his company Markco Media, which owns MyVoucherCodes, to Monitise last year for up to £55 million ($85.4 million). The original investment back in 2006 was just £300.Now...
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Advice - The visibility of Google, Facebook and a few others continues to propagate the myth that the ultimate objective of every entrepreneur should be to take their startups public via an initial public offering at the earliest opportunity....
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#NYCTech - The average waiting time to see a doctor is 19 minutes and 16 seconds in the US according to Vitals.com. Scheduling your appointment, especially for highly sought-out specialists in the city, can take weeks or even months. Often...
PLATED
#NYCTech - Plated, the cook at home delivery service founded in 2012, has announced an additional $35M in Series B funding from Greycroft Partners and Formation 8. The company now has 4 regional fulfillment centers and more than 400 employees....
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#NYCTech - The average rent for an apartment in Manhattan was $3985 in June according to MNS. NYC is undoubtedly expensive, especially for a bootstrapped entrepreneur.   As New York City seeks to become the next destination for innovation...
insparq acquisition
#NYCTech - inSparq, the real time platform that allows retailers and brands to discover and market their trending products founded in 2010 by Veronika Sonsev and Richie Hecker has been acquired by Somerville, New Jersey-based Adiant.   Adiant...
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#NYCTech - One Month, the online school that teaches people vocational skills like how to code and how to run a startup just raised an additional seed round after its first seed a few months back. Built like workout programs, each course is just...