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VERBALIZEIT
#NYCTech - So imagine that you could test what the demand for your product or service would be in another country, in a cost-efficient and technology seamless manner, nearly overnight. Wouldn’t that be powerful? That’s what VerbalizeIt is...
food52
#NYCTech - While it’s true that we all have to eat, and there are plenty of cooking sites out there, Food52 is smart about it. It’s a content and commerce destination where you can find everything you need in your cooking life, from the fish...
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#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of September, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...
AUTHOREA
#NYCTech - Authorea is a digital collaboration platform that encourages more immediate knowledge-sharing in the scientific research community. Think of it as a GitHub for that community, and considering that we’re talking science, think of...
PARCEL
#NYCTech - Online shopping is great but question: What good is even next-day delivery if you’re not home to receive the package? Not everyone has a doorman, which makes parcel deliveries something of a problem, and that’s that famous Last...
eXo
#NYCTech - Exo makes protein bars made from…crickets. And they’ve just raised a $1.2 million seed round to help get the protein-filled product out there. For the record, crickets need a lot less feed than cattle, sheep and pigs to produce...
HowGood
#NYCTech - What happens when two brothers decide to create a simple tool for shoppers to use to identify the best, most nutritious (and sustainable) food products? That’s precisely what brothers Alexander and Arthur Gillett did and the...
DIPJAR
#NYCTech - With so many people paying with plastic these days and not getting any change back, the tip jar is often overlooked - and what’s a barista to do? Speaking of change, DipJar is changing all of that. It’s a tip jar and donation box...
CAMPUS JOBS
#NYCTech - Campus Job is an online marketplace for students to find part-time jobs during the school year, and for businesses to find students to hire for short-term work. The site is set up at more than 7,000 post-secondary schools nationwide,...
TheTake
#NYCTech - TheTake is all about giving you instant access to the products and locations in the movies you love. Whether it’s the moment you see a beautiful necklace on screen or days later, when you’re thinking back on how awesome that...
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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,...
DAGNE DOVER
#NYCTech - Dagne Dover is a practical luxury handbag and accessories brand that solves women’s biggest handbag problem: the fact that your bag quickly becomes a black hole. You know it’s true. Can’t find your keys? Your water bottle...
CORD APP
#NYCTech - Don’t count out voice messaging quite yet. It just needed a bit of updating, and that’s where Cord comes in. Cord makes it easy to send a quick (up to 12 seconds) voice message via one-tap chat that makes texting seem Old...
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...
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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,...
FAN DUEL FUNDING
#NYCTech - Ok, so maybe it’s a coincidence, but it’s not a big surprise, when you happen to be the market leader in one-day fantasy sports, paying out over $10 million in prize money every week. Which is why the five-year-old fantasy...

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