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Advice - Here’s what an entrepreneur should consider when evaluating a convertible equity financing option. In our work with clients, I’ve seen nearly every variety of fundraising vehicle in use. Lately though, I‘ve been getting more...
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Advice - When early stage investors conduct their due diligence we all have our own set of criteria and benchmarks, some objective. Many not!  This can be rather frustrating for founders because a lot of the dialog with investors, as a...
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...
Fusar
#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...
RABT
#NYCTech - It seems as though in the age of modern technology, there is an endless deluge of content being thrown at audiences.   Rabt is seeking to end that by bringing use of algorithmic technology that analyzes users’ behaviors, their...
AlleyWatch May 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of May, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...
AlleyWatch April 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of April, 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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#NYCTech - This week, we take a look at the state of venture capital and early stage funding in NYC and nationally over the last 12 quarters from the 2nd quarter of 2012 through the first quarter of 2015. Analyzing some publicly available data...
the square foot
#NYCTech - Looking for new office space. That’s something everyone enjoys doing. It’s right up there with having to find a new apartment, and swallowing razor blades.TheSquareFoot is changing that.TheSquareFoot is a next generation,...
AlleyWatch March 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today, we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of March, 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 - Previously we talked about the seed investment terms and trends from 2011.  A lot of things have changed since then, and I thought a refresher course was in order.  To help me with this post, I leveraged the research done by my...
Kevin Tung
#NYCTech - In 2008, Kevin W. Tung founded and became Chief Operating Officer of Image Space Media, an In-Image advertising company based in New York City.The company was successfully acquired by Vibrant Media in 2012.With the acquisition, he...
Splash
#NYCTech - This is proving to be an eventful year for Splash founder and CEO Ben Hindman. He was named one of this year’s New York Venture Fellows. Now, Splash, the country’s fastest growing event marketing platform, has raised $6 million...
Bob Pasker
#NYCTech - A self-professed uber-geek and bona fide technology pioneer, Bob Pasker has been building successful technology companies and products for over 25 years. His deep understanding of the software, hardware, and networking industries has...
Atlas Obscura
#NYCTech - Atlas Obscura believes there is something incredible to discover every day around the world, and around the corner, every day of the week.Think of it as a next generation Nat Geo.“We are a user-driven media company devoted...
AlleyWatch February 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of February, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...