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#NYCTech - On the heels of learning of a number of inspiring initiatives about women’s equality, including Emma Watson’s brilliant speech to the US General Assembly, and recently reading about some of the shameful circumstances facing women...
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Exits - Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet retailer behind the biggest initial public offering ever, has opened the floodgates for even more tech IPOs, a venture capitalist told CNBC on Monday. "The Alibaba IPO is a watershed moment...
IAN SIGALOW
#NYCTech - After graduating from MIT with a B.S. in economics in 2001, Ian Sigalow worked as an associate for Boston Millennia Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in IT. In 2006, Sigalow earned his MBA at Columbia University. While...
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Op-ED - Silicon Valley has long prided itself for creating the Pied Pipers of the world, but venture capitalists themselves have been reluctant to disrupt their own industry and the traditional 2/20 model. But just recently, Kent Goldman,...
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#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of July, 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, 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.   In addition to dollar amount, I have included industry,...
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Venture Capital - That valuations of some technology start-ups have swelled to billions of dollars has some market observers worried that tech companies could soon approach the frothy levels of 1999 and 2000, which ended when the dot-com bubble finally...
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Industry - In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?" And while it's not up to us at CNBC to answer that question, we do sometimes happen upon little nuggets—data, anecdotes, tweets and...
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AlleyTalk - Jeff Bussgang’s recent article about the lack of women in VC struck a nerve with me as this topic has always been near and dear to my heart so I want to share the story of Barbara Walters and show what it can reveal about the lack...
IEX TRADING
#NYCTech - IEX Trading is an upstart stock trading platform – and the first equity trading venue owned exclusively by a consortium of buy-side investors, including mutual funds, hedge funds, and family offices. The idea: to institutionalize...
ANDY WEISSMAN
#NYCTech - As a general rule, you don't think "soul" when you think "businessman." Of course, in today's ever evolving, interconnected world, one quickly learns that there is always an exception to the rule. Andy Weissman is that exception....
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#NYCTech - Today, I take a look at the 25 startups in NYC that have raised the most amount of funding since their launches, using some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase. I have included some additional information as well,...
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Techs and the City - MIT student Erica Swallow is finding out how unwelcoming the world of venture capital can be for women. She discusses her experiences with Sara Murray.
MIKE PATTERSON
#NYCTech - Michael Patterson joined Alpha Prime Ventures in June 2013. The firm is fairly new, so their portfolio is light, but their focus lies within mobile technology. Patterson’s investments with Alpha Prime include Canary, a mobile...
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#NYCTech - Armed with some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we’ve broken down the 10 largest Series C+ rounds of all time in NYC. I have included some additional information as well, such as year of funding, industry,...
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#NYCTech - Some of them want to see traction. Some will invest on blind faith. Still others won’t look at more than a one-page elevator pitch. Many are founders themselves, but no matter what their preferences, one thing is certain: every...

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