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#NYCTech - A common adage has it that in order to function you need to pick two out of the following three: work, social life, and health. But why sacrifice your health when you could take care of it with a simple click of a button?! FRESHLY is...
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#NYCTech - In today's connected world mobile advertising is the way to get big. Don’t call up another sleazy dishonest firm, you are going to want to use Jun Group who prides itself on its ethical nature. Although it has been around for years...
cureatr
#NYCTech - Do you know how to make all your healthcare information available to your providers? Until Cureatr, there was a large degree of fragmentation and both patients and providers spent far too much time tracking down the necessary...
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#NYCTech - Everyone has experienced poorly developed chat-apps that tend to disappoint. You shouldn't have to switch between a website and email just to communicate. Enter Mojo Messenger, a part of the Tapmesh suite, that is optimizing chat...
Arthena
#NYCTech - Art collecting is a growing pastime in America today. The collection, investments and appreciation is what people desire, but it has always been difficult to locate where to access them. Arthena is revolutionizing the way we...
green blender
#NYCTech - We know that your blender sits in a shelf way up high in your kitchen right next to your gravy server just waiting to be used. But now you may have a good reason to take out your blender everyday! With Green Blender, you will receive...
once
#NYCTech - While current dating sites are superficially matching you with hundreds of impersonalized results, Once is changing the dating scene by giving you the attention you deserve. Instead of having to spend hours swiping right or left, Once...
apester
#NYCTech - Prior to the world moving into the digital era, content, for the most part, has been one directional.   A reader consumers the content that is published by an author.  Digital content should allow for some interactivity in the user...
BIOLITE
#NYCTech - Reliable energy sources is still a problem for a significant portion of the global population. According to the World Bank, 1.1 billion people still do not have access to energy electricity while another 2.9 billion people use solid...
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...