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Shoppable_FITA
#NYCTech -  When you go to a store you can safely assume a few things: that there is a checkout line and that it will not be hard to find. Online shopping, on the other hand, does not always have these given assumptions and Shoppable is looking...
Ceros_FITA
#NYCTech -  How often do you have a content or design vision that you really think will boost your startup's sales and soon you realize that you can't execute on this vision because you never learned how to code. It can be an arduous process...
Sprinklr_FITA
#NYCTech -  In a day and age where customer reviews can make or break a company, companies have bent over backwards for their customers in all directions; but at the top of the totem pole of customer service lies Sprinklr. The Customer Experience...
Better_FITA
#NYCTech -  Getting a quote for a mortgage, whether it is for your first or refinancing your fifth house is not simple. Forgetting all the paper work and obnoxious phone calls you’ll have to make, you wont even know if you are getting the best...
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#NYCTech -  With the advent of modern medicine, we have all the tools and knowledge to make fertility experiences as seamless as possible. But at the moment is there an all in one solution that addresses this market? With Progyny, there is. The...
InVision_FITA
#NYCTech -  Design is subjective and preferences vary from person to person.  However, one thing we can agree on is that there has been a wide variability in the tools that are used to design and manage the process which is often arduous....
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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 17 quarters from the 2nd quarter of 2012 through the second quarter of 2016. Analyzing some publicly available data...
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Funding -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in the US during the month of June. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the round, to further...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of June, 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 - As venture investors, we see hundreds of deals each year. Even the most active firms invest in less than 20 (we’re at about one/month pace for the last two years), so you can do the math on the number of “no’s” that have to...
Nuxeo_FITA
#NYCTech - With roots as a consulting company, Nuxeo pivoted to a rich content management platform focused on document management, digital asset management, or case management. Today, we chat with CEO Eric Barroca to get the inside scoop...
Talkspace_FITA
#NYCTech -  The are times that everyone needs someone to talk to. Whether you need professional help or you feel like you are overburdening your friends, having a professional to help sort out your goals and how you want to progress in life is...
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Venture Capital -  In an extremely rare move for a venture capital (VC) firm, Draper Esprit went public on the London Stock Exchange Wednesday, raising some £103 million ($146.1 million) - and giving retail investors access to investing in high-tech...
Virtual_Health_FITA
#NYCTech -  With all of the politics surrounding healthcare it is refreshing when a company comes along looking to truly revolutionize the world of health care. Virtual Health, the health management platform that is priming us for ‘value based...
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Advice -  I have been writing about how to raise venture capital for years. But I got a very unexpected question the other day: what exactly is venture capital? I just assumed everyone understood what venture capital actually was. For those...
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Advice - You’ve heard the age-old adage, “Taking money from a VC is like getting married.” It’s true. The average company exit—whether it is through an acquisition or an IPO—will occur within 8 years of starting a company. Based...