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#NYCTech -  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...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the 10 largest Series B startup funding rounds in NYC history using some data from our friends at Crunchbase.   In addition to dollar amount of the round, I have included industry focal point, round type,...
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#NYCTech -  Healthify is a SaaS platform that helps managed care plans take into account the social needs of patients (food, housing, mental health) to improve outcomes, reduce costs, and improve delivery. Current customers on the platform...
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#NYCTech -  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...
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News - I first wrote about the increasing domination Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon (aka FAMGA) in January of this year. It was not a particularly widely read piece. But every day since then, I’ve become surer of the simple,...
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#NYCTech -  With nearly 2 billion active Facebook users and every marketer vying for these eye balls, you can’t slack on your social media presence and expect results. You need a strategic and memorable marketing mix that can engage users in...
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Finance -  Finalists will be able to pitch their idea to Visa’s Major Clients at an upcoming Visa event this May in Orlando, Florida.Three Challenges. One big prize pool.Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is just days away from closing...
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#NYCTech -  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...
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#NYCTech - Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a new series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In this hot seat this time is Jake Yormak, Managing Partner at Story Ventures, who stopped by to...
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#NYCTech -  As the job market tightens, applying for your first job is not as simple as it used to be. For students and newly minted grads with little to no relevant job experience getting that first offer at the right company start your career...
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#NYCTech -  If you are concerned about the future of healthcare in America you are not alone. There's been a large push towards value-based healthcare, where costs are defined by outcomes. Aetion is the solution that's at the forefront of this...
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#NYCTech - 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...
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#NYCTech -  The next time you get into a car, think about how long that air freshener tree has been hanging from the rearview mirror. While most of us would like our cars to smell pleasant with our busy lives, we don't spend a lot of time...
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#NYCTech -  A hundred years from now our great grandchildren will hear stories about how we used toilet paper after taking care of our business in the bathroom and they'll laugh at this neanderthal notion. Toilet paper is dry, inefficient, and...
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#NYCTech -  The internet has assured us that payments for your bills and subscriptions are just a few clicks away. Enter in your banking or credit details and you’ve seemingly made your life more efficient. However, you may end up paying for...
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#NYCTech -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in New York during the month of February. Early indications are that it was a very poor for month for startup funding in the city as just the...