Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ years, trade has […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in the US during the month of June. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, location of the startup, investors in the round, and date of funding to further the analysis. To maintain a focus on tech-enabled startups, real estate and biotech companies were excluded.
Another strong month in NYC for startup funding with total funding with over $700M in funding announced in NYC alone. Notable late stage fundings for Casper, Freshly, ClassPass, and Cadre nearly drove over half of the total funding for the month in the city.
Over $2B raised last quarter in NYC startup fundings. Find out about some of the largest rounds.
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in New York during the month of June. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, investors in the round, and date of funding to further the analysis for the state of venture capital in NYC. It was an […]
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, year of funding investors in the round, and total capital raised to further the analysis. […]
FounderMade Wellness Summit is an annual wellness event that connects the founders of innovative wellness brands with entrepreneurs in all stages in the wellness space. Their recent event in NYC did an exceptional job bringing in the right mix of impressive founders and excited entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs seek knowledge from founders that have already succeeded. It […]
You know those brands that your friends just can’t stop talking about? The ones they become obsessed with and try to get you to join along? I attended the panel “Inside the Cult: How SoulCycle, Casper, and Drybar Have Built Obsession-Inspiring Brands,” at the Fast Company Innovation Festival for just that reason— to learn more […]
As an overarching mission, PSFK’s 2016 conference was fittingly titled “Ideas that Transform.” The PSFK team – led by its founder Piers Fawkes,– consistently provides a forum for open discussion, bringing in the most passionate speakers from various fields. After listening to the talks and engaging in the one-on-one discussions that followed, what I took […]
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