Close to $550M invested in NYC during April 2017. Find out where it went.
Jason E. Klein is the Founder & CEO of On Grid Ventures. Klein is also the Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York, New York Region Partner for Yard Ventures, a member of New York Angels, and Managing Director of Empirical Media.
With an increasing ideological and political divide in our country, it is rare to come across coverage that shows both sides of an argument. If you are getting sick of the biased and one-sided stories that algorithms are sending your way and need a refreshing perspective, check out The Perspective. The media brand is promoting […]
As Daily Fantasy Sports has taken off, some users have realized there may be an inequality that exists: the player with the most information and analytics has a huge advantage over someone relying purely on intuition. How is this problem being addressed? RotoQL equips FanDuel and DraftKing users with analytics and tools to improve Fantasy predictions, […]
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of a NYC Angel Investor, a new series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Angel Investors. In the hot seat this time is Joanne Wilson of Gotham Gal Ventures. Joanne is a prolific blogger, Host of Positively Gotham Gal, and Cofounder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Festival. Joanne sat […]
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the month of March, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Angel/Seed, Series A, Series B, and […]
Cannabis is hot and expected to grow to a $20B industry by 2020. At the forefont of this growth is NYC startup LeafLink, a cannabis- focused ecommerce platform that currently streamlines the sales for 800 dispensaries and retail stores. The company is already doing over $65M a year in sales and will be looking to expand with […]
Today we chat with Adam Quinton, Founder of Lucas Point Ventures. He is an ex-Wall Street professional, having served as Managing Director and top ranked sell-side analyst at a leading bulge bracket firm. Adam shifted his focus to the entrepreneurial world; investing in gender-diverse teams and serving on a number of advisory boards for organizations that champion diversity in tech including Astia, 37 Angels, and Vinetta Project. Adam sat down with AlleyWatch to discuss diversity, the current startup and funding landscapes, tips for founders, and much, much more.
With digital media consumption tripling in the last 10 years, it is no surprise that competition between media outlets has been at an all time high with every publisher vying for the same eyeballs. Talented freelancers from across the globe have always looked for a central marketplace to showcase their talents with the world’s leading […]
Welcome to Inside the Mind of a NYC Angel Investor, a series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Angel Investors. Today we chat with Jeffrey Finkle, Chairman of the Evaluation of ARC Angel Fund and General Partner at 4Scale Ventures. Jeffrey sat down with AlleyWatch to talk about his roots in technology as […]