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The 20 Largest Funding Rounds in NYC 2015.002
#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 (as of 7/23).   In addition to dollar amount, I have included...
Boardvitals
#NYCTech - The Medical Certification and Publishing Market is a $3.6B market. Yet, there are no household names associated with the space.   Board Vitals, hot off a fresh capital raise is planning to change that. The NYC startup is already one...
THE 10 LARGEST ROUNDS IN NYC IN MAY 2015.002
#NYCTech - Armed with some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest  rounds in NYC during the month of June. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the...
Fusar
#NYCTech - Deaths in involving motorcyclists accounted for 13% of motor vehicle related accident fatalities according to a recent study by the US Dept of Transportation. Helmets are 37% percent effective in preventing fatality and 67% effective...
Pager
#NYCTech - The average waiting time to see a doctor is 19 minutes and 16 seconds in the US according to Vitals.com. Scheduling your appointment, especially for highly sought-out specialists in the city, can take weeks or even months. Often...
PLATED
#NYCTech - Plated, the cook at home delivery service founded in 2012, has announced an additional $35M in Series B funding from Greycroft Partners and Formation 8. The company now has 4 regional fulfillment centers and more than 400 employees....
common
#NYCTech - The average rent for an apartment in Manhattan was $3985 in June according to MNS. NYC is undoubtedly expensive, especially for a bootstrapped entrepreneur.   As New York City seeks to become the next destination for innovation...
onemonth
#NYCTech - One Month, the online school that teaches people vocational skills like how to code and how to run a startup just raised an additional seed round after its first seed a few months back. Built like workout programs, each course is just...
VROOM
#NYCTech - The process of buying a used car hasn’t changed much since the advent of the internet.   The same questionable salespeople with practices that could be described as questionable at best. Vroom is looking to make the process and...
PRONOUN
#NYCTech - Our team recently did a bit of research on the process of writing a book. After countless hours of scouring through resources, we quickly came to see that the actual act of writing is a very small part of the overall process.  ...
digital genius
#NYCTech - We’ve all been there – reduced to frustration when dealing with automated customer service systems.Press 4 for this. Press # for that but what usually gets lost is the human touch and often efficiency, which is what these very...
RABT
#NYCTech - It seems as though in the age of modern technology, there is an endless deluge of content being thrown at audiences.   Rabt is seeking to end that by bringing use of algorithmic technology that analyzes users’ behaviors, their...
NAMELY
#NYCTech - It seems like only a few months ago, we sat down with Namely to discuss their most recent funding round. Well it was and since March of this year, the software platform that is streamlining payroll, benefits, and HR needs for small...
CASPER
#NYCTech - Ever try to buy a mattress? There seems to be an overwhelming lack of transparency in the process with confusing and constantly changing pricing based on sales quotas, the weather, the salesperson, day of the week, and any other...
HONEST BUILDINGS
#NYCTech - That’s what happens when you build the first centralized collaboration and workflow solution that’s basically the first – and only – complete solution that enables real estate owners and developers to manage and analyze...
BLUE APRON
#NYCTech - First, we’re going to show off a bit. Earlier this year, when AlleyWatch released our list of 15 NYC Startup Founders to Watch For in 2015 (in no particular order), Blue Apron Cofounder & CEO Matt Salzberg made the list, of...