Ever since the première of “Steamboat Willie” in 1928, The Walt Disney Company has pushed the envelope of imagination. Mickey Mouse is still more popular worldwide than any single human actor. In fact, from that one cel an entire world of animated characters was birthed. The entertainment powerhouse demonstrated last week a new generation of […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/17/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Issues like anxiety and depression are more pervasive now than ever, among people from all walks of life. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five people suffer from mental illness, and unfortunately, the stigma surrounding it continues to prevent people from seeking help. As a venture capitalist with a focus on […]
Starting a new venture and thriving in today’s economy is hard, but the best have figured out that customers and employees need to feel that you have a sense of purpose, to complement the company’s pursuit of profit. A higher purpose motivates people in a way that financial wins alone never will. For a company […]
Abacus, the real-time expense reporting and management solution, has been acquired by Portland, ME-based Certify Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are thrilled to join Certify’s family of brands. Teaming up with Certify will give our team the opportunity to grow Abacus’ market presence by leveraging Certify’s resources and expertise,” says Omar […]
AI-Powered Marketing Intelligence Platform Dataroma has been acquired by Salesforce. The terms of the transactions were not disclosed but parties close to the transaction indicate that the deal is for over $800M in cash. “Salesforce’s acquisition of Datorama will enhance Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud with expanded data integration, intelligence, and analytics, enabling marketers to unlock insights […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of July 2018. If you have NYC venture capital firm news to submit, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The global sake market is estimated to be around $500M- $1B, and you may be surprised to find out that in NYC there are no sake breweries…until now. Brooklyn Kura is the first sake brewery in New York! It manufactures high-quality, American Craft Sake which means combining Japanese sake brewing traditions with unique American ingredients. […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/16/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
In technology companies, designers and engineers are among the most valued employees. After all, they create the products that your customers will ultimately purchase. But oftentimes they work in a bubble. They have mastered the skills to design but are removed from users who can provide feedback about ways to improve and upgrade the product […]
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and seed funding during the month of June in nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+) including mention of notable rounds. CLICK […]