The fall out from Equifax’s recent data breach will be felt for years to come. Relying on a third party to safely store your personal information is no longer a given in an era where hackers wait to exploit any vulnerability. HYPR Corp is the enterprise-facing security and usability solution that decentralizes your personal […]
57M Americans listen to podcasts per month, up 23% year-over-year according to Edison Research. Yet, the podcasting experience hasn’t changed much since its early days. It’s been a typical, unidirectional broadcast similar to radio that doesn’t embrace technology – think square peg in round hole. Anchor is changing that. Launched in 2015, the NYC startup is […]
While you may think you are impervious to fraudulent calls attempting to steal your information, fraudsters have upped their game. With their recent ANI (automatic number identification) strategy that changes their number to appear similar to yours, their strategies are only becoming more intelligent and a bigger threat. If you don’t want to always be […]
Whether you unconsciously appreciate the reliable atmosphere of Starbucks or you consciously find yourself choosing Apple over Microsoft we all make decisions based on brand loyalty. But as companies have expanded, it has not been enough to simply exchange goods and services — in this day and age, a relationship must be formed in order […]
This installment of Funded in the Alley is presented by Bond Collective. Leading the way in hospitality and luxury offices space, Bond Collective designs workspaces to empower individuals and companies to be themselves. Rather than fit you into a limited, traditional office environment, Bond 60 Broad features larger 15-50+ person suites customized around your needs: privacy with access […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in New York during the month of June. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, investors in the round, and date of funding to further the analysis for the state of venture capital in NYC. It was an […]
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, […]
It was a very slow month in February for venture funding in NYC with only $207M raised as February tends to be slow. Early stage rounds in the city were strong but there was not a single funding for a Series C or later round during the entire month.
A look at the funding environment for NYC women in tech, analyzing discrepancies in funding for female-founded and gender-mixed founded startup teams.
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the month of January, 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 […]
You’ll want to keep these 20 NYC startups on your radar for 2017…