NYC Tech News for the week of 7/15/18 to 7/22/18 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events.
Each week we bring you some of the notable startup fundings from the previous week in a clear, concise, easy-to-read report to keep you on top of things. For the week ending 7/21/18, we feature the following startups:
WannaCry was one of the most massive and recent cybersecurity attacks on hospitals, and it revealed how vulnerable some of our most valuable institutions are. The need to protect hospitals critical assets, like patient information and valuable data, is extremely important, and hospitals’ IT networks run on unmonitored and unprotected connected medical devices. However, CyberMDX […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/20/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
The business world is changing fast, nowhere more so than in the technology sector. Workers today need both the drive and the skills to keep pace in the changing landscape. That’s especially true for women in tech, a field which remains notoriously difficult for women to succeed in. Though the issue has received more attention […]
No one enjoys overpaying for a sports ticket, and if you are a loyal fan there is nothing worse than missing out on tickets to see your team in the playoffs or championship. Thankfully, ShooWin is changing that with its online sports ticket marketplace. This patented marketplace enables sports fans to purchase or bid on […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/19/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
I’m sure you know a few people at work who are always “too busy,” but never seem to get much done. For many of these, it’s an excuse to decline new work, impress others, or gain sympathy. For others, it’s a legitimate complaint, indicative of being out of control or not managing their time. If […]
I’ve never considered myself an entrepreneur at heart — I’m far too risk averse to put everything on the line and jump headfirst into a venture from scratch. But during my six years as an entrepreneur, I’ve learned that entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be all or nothing. It is possible to incrementally build your business […]
You feel a sore throat coming on, you start overheating, and your body aches, but you know the drill… flip open your laptop and start Googling your symptoms, and before you know it you’ve self-diagnosed yourself with an illness. Thankfully K Health is here to change that. This is the first free primary care app […]
Today, we speak with Rashmi Melgiri, cofounder of CoverWallet, the data-powered, online insurance management platform for small businesses. Before founding the company in 2015, Melgiri primarily worked in management consulting focused on TMT. For her work at CoverWallet, she was recently named to the 2018 Crain’s New York 40 under 40 list and CoverWallet is thriving, having raised more than $35M in funding from top tier investors that include Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures, Two Sigma, and Foundation Capital. Melgiri received both her undergrad degree and MBA from MIT and is extremely active in the MIT community, speaking at numerous events including the StartMIT conference, which enables innovative MIT alumni to help guide student entrepreneurs.