AlleyWatch covered this fintech startup just back in March when it completed a successful strategic investment round, but Even Financial is at it again. This time it raised $18.8M in a successful Series A round. A few of this round’s investors were originally clients who decided to buy-in because of Even’s powerful platform. Its API […]
The shared economy is growing faster than ever thanks to the convenience of smartphone apps, and one of the biggest names in this space is letgo. This two-way marketplace is the simple and convenient way to buy and sell items, and it currently has over 400M listings. letgo has completely streamlined the way in which […]
The City of New York is committing $10M in investment as a part of a new program called WE Venture that will target investments in women-led early stage companies. Through the program, WE Venture will effectively serve as a limited partner in venture funds that specifically have a demonstrable track record of investing in women […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of July 2018. If you have NYC venture capital firm news to submit, please send us an email at email@example.com.
We live in a data-centric universe and the most profitable companies- like Google- have access to scores of data, but many smaller companies don’t have the same data access as goliaths like Google. Fortunately, that is changing with Simon Data, the first-ever enterprise customer data platform with a fully-integrated marketing cloud. Launched in 2015, this […]
We’ve all heard the stats and have seen articles that mention how brick-and-mortar stores are coming to an end, but is that actually true? According to PERCH, the experiential marketing platform that uses patented, cutting-edge technology to give items a life of their own, the retail apocalypse is just talk. That’s because in the last […]
Learning is a lifelong process and Skillshare is the online learning community that offers hundreds of classes that teach real-world creative and entrepreneurial skills. This self-proclaimed hub for curious individuals differentiates itself from other online learning communities through its open platform and subscription program. This e-learning startup has a strong following amongst the ever-growing freelance […]
WannaCry was one of the most massive and recent cybersecurity attacks on hospitals, and it revealed how vulnerable some of our most valuable institutions are. The need to protect hospitals critical assets, like patient information and valuable data, is extremely important, and hospitals’ IT networks run on unmonitored and unprotected connected medical devices. However, CyberMDX […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of July 2018. If you have NYC venture capital firm news to submit, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.