Clarity Money, the personal financial management app, has been acquired by Marcus by Goldman Sachs, the personal loan and savings app. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “As part of the Marcus family, we’ll continue to deliver the great service and features you’ve come to expect from us. And our app will remain 100% […]
Ff Venture Capital
This installment of Funded in the Alley is presented by Bond Collective. Leading the way in hospitality and luxury offices space, Bond Collective designs workspaces to empower individuals and companies to be themselves. Rather than fit you into a limited, traditional office environment, Bond 60 Broad features larger 15-50+ person suites customized around your needs: privacy with access […]
Plated, the meal kit company, founded in 2012 by Nick Taranto and Josh Hix has been acquired by super market behemoth Albertsons. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hix remarked, “Joining Albertsons Companies presents an amazing opportunity to accelerate our positive impact on the future of food in America by making fresh, delicious food more […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/11/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Entrepreneurs seeking funding are able to tilt their chances for funding in their favor when they are able to attract a good caliber lead investor. This signals validation to other potential investors and can introduce a sense of urgency. Today, I take a look at the rate at which a number of New York-based venture […]
Not all business pitches are million-dollar ideas. The good news is they don’t have to be. However, in order to work with an investor there has to be trust, and that trust is only possible through transparency. This means telling your investors all of the negative aspects of your pitch. While this may seem like a daunting task to most, it can lead to a potential company’s bright future. Mark Daoust uses his own experiences with negative elements in a company and turning them into opportunities.
What’s cooler than beer and pizza? How about enjoying both while listening to entrepreneur, author and venture capitalist David Teten? Last Tuesday, StartupGrindNYC hosted the VC and blogger at AOL headquarters in the heart of New York City, four floors up above the bustling streets, where entrepreneurs, young and old—students, lawyers and professionals from all […]
John Frankel is a founder and partner at ff Venture Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in seed-stage companies based in New York. While working with ff Venture Capital, he has worked closely with entrepreneurs in a variety of fields, developing keen insights in advising startups. Frankel, who was born in London, has been […]
Phone.com, Inc. announced that it has closed an investment from ff Venture Capital to propel the company’s goal of increased growth. In conjunction with this commitment, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has awarded the company an additional investment, for a total of $2 million. Phone.com is a cloud-based phone company focused on the […]