Startups, ever wonder what it’s like on our side of the curtain? For the past several Julys, I’ve been going to Montreal to participate in Startupfest. Often, I address the startups during the main festival on the usual topics: how to find investors, how to solicit feedback on your startup idea, etc. This year I […]
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Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) announced its Summer 2017 class of 11 startups recently. Over the next four months these companies will be groomed at ERA’s office in Midtown before going primetime at demo day in September. The startups will receive $100K in funding, mentorship from close to 300 industry professionals, and a host of services […]
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It seems as though another accelerator program pops up weekly in the burgeoning NYC Tech scene. Among this crowd is the tried and tested Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA). The midtown-based accelerator led by Murat Aktihanoglu and Jonathan Axelrod is now graduating its 12th cohort of 12 startups that each received $100K in investment (up from the […]
Today we speak with Laura Spiekerman, the cofounder and CRO at Alloy. After being Kopo Kopo’s first hire, Laura decided to skip Law School and head to Kenya to work on a software startup leveraging mobile payments. Returning to the Bay Area, Laura knew she had to continue pursuing her passion for Fintech and began working on Alloy. With her roots in NYC, Laura eventually returned to the city with Alloy joining Techstars and found her niche in the NYC fintech community. Laura is an active member of the NYC community and an advocate for social change.
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 Josh Lucido, Director of Investments at Matter, an accelerator and early stage venture firm focused on media entrepreneurs. Josh stopped in to chat with us […]
The New York Digital Health Accelerator recently held its demo day for its fourth batch of HealthTech startups in NYC after an intense five-month program. During the program, six growth-stage companies worked with a number of world class health organizations such as Aetna, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Northwell Health, and NYU Langone Medical Center to validate […]
A new year and a new class! Our friends at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator unveiled its latest class, its 12th for those counting, for the four month accelerator program this week. A total of 12 companies were vetted and selected to receive $100K (up from the previous $40K) in investment and mentorship from over 300 industry professionals […]
During the course of the last three months, Techstars IoT Accelerator based in NYC has been prepping 10 companies for demo day under the leadership of Managing Director Jenny Fielding and Angelia Muller. The companies received up to $120K in investment, mentorship from over 35 industry professionals, office accommodations for 90 days, and now are ready to be […]