Well not exposed but earlier in the week, Inc. Magazine released its annual list of the fastest growing private companies. This year, the list included 213 companies from New York down from 270 in 2016. One component of the list is the annual revenue figure – figures that are often not released for startups (2017 […]
The most valuable and significant trades are conducted via voice, and these trader voice communications are rich with insights about the financial ecosystem. That’s why Cloud9 Technologies uses machine learning to transcribe trader voice conversations into metadata with industry leading accuracy. This startup offers a compliant and secure way to extract the power of the […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/16/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest startup funding rounds globally during the month of July. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, a brief description of the company, and total equity funding raised for the company to further the analysis. To maintain a focus on tech-enabled startups, […]
When I heard a friend and business mentor say, “Your startup won’t fail if you don’t quit,” I realized that every entrepreneur should adopt “never give up” as their mantra. Rather than quitting, there are always alternatives, like pivoting the business model or merging with new partners for support. Either could improve the statistic that […]
AlleyWatch covered this fintech startup just back in March when it completed a successful strategic investment round, but Even Financial is at it again. This time it raised $18.8M in a successful Series A round. A few of this round’s investors were originally clients who decided to buy-in because of Even’s powerful platform. Its API […]
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/15/18 featuring funding details for ROOM, MoneyLion, and Concourse Global.
TradeTapp, an analytics platform for evaluating subcontractor risk, has been acquired by SF-based BuildingConnected, a platform for real estate owners and general contractors to hire subcontractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
I have often said that entrepreneurism is a socially acceptable form of mania. By that, I meant that entrepreneurs, by definition, see themselves as standing apart from the crowd. They take on risks that cause other to quail, drive themselves and their teams to peak levels of performance, and sometimes over believe in themselves and […]
When the chips are down and your business isn’t moving inventory, it can be incredibly frustrating and confusing. It’s tempting to look at flashy marketing efforts, gimmicks, “growth hacks” or other quick fixes and feel like your business isn’t harnessing the newest marketing tools available. Being the founder of a digital marketing agency with more 100 clients […]
The reigning theory in business has long been that “alpha” leaders make the best entrepreneurs. These are aggressive, results-driven achievers who assert control, and insist on a hierarchical organizational model.