With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN NYC […]
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According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, there will be a shortage of 100,000 doctors by 2030 in the US. Vandberbilt University projects that in 2025 the nursing shortage in the US will be double that of any shortage since the advent of Medicare and Medicaid. As a result, anything that can reduce the […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/27/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Flatiron Health, the leading cancer research platform and oncology software, has been acquired by Swiss pharmaceutical giant, Roche for $1.9B, marking the largest NYC tech acquisition in history. According to a press release, Flatiron will continue its current business model with the entire team joining Roche. “Roche has been a tremendous partner to us over […]
Wanting to bring the fitness experience in home is a desire that has sprung up for many out of the sheer convenience. However, keeping clunky machines in the home isn’t very pragmatic for most. There are a myriad of apps out there that try and replicate the in-person fitness studio experience but they are reliant […]
According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 354 acquisitions of New York companies in 2017, up from 238 in 2016. Today, I shine a spotlight on 13 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2017. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as […]
“Doing a startup is by far the hardest, most challenging, most painful, gut-wrenching professional experience anyone can have,” Barnes said.
Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of October, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Angel/Seed, Series A, Series B, and […]
Anyone who has ever gone on the search for a new apartment knows that there’s no shortage of information out there. In fact, it can be overwhelming. And then there are the trade-offs that you always have to make. And then go back and compare one place to another. With all of the technology available […]
Meet 50 people who have the ability to change your life – hopefully for the better. You’ve heard them on panels. You’ve seen them mentioned in the press. They opine. They prognosticate. They found. They fund. They do make themselves available to entrepreneurs. Tap them for their insights, their contact and their connections. But first […]
Silicon Valley has long prided itself for creating the Pied Pipers of the world, but venture capitalists themselves have been reluctant to disrupt their own industry and the traditional 2/20 model. But just recently, Kent Goldman, a former First Round Capital partner, is trying something radical: he’s spreading the wealth with his founders. It’s simple enough. […]