Not to be outdone by Walmart’s acquisition of Parcel today, Amazon has acquired NYC startup Body Labs, the 3d scanning platform for the body. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, it is has been speculated that the purchase price was between $50-70M. Founded in 2013 by Michael Black, Eric Rachlin, Bill O’Farrell, and Alex Weiss, Body […]
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Everyone loves the idea of winning big at the slot machines, collecting your money as the bells and sirens ring; but everyone also knows that this almosts never happens. With slot machines more or less being a game of chance, wouldn’t you rather play a skill-based game where you have better odds? GameCo has developed […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in New York during the month of August. 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. Funding in August […]
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 […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/24/17. A big August day with over $80M in funding announced. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
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Jason E. Klein is the Founder & CEO of On Grid Ventures. Klein is also the Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York, New York Region Partner for Yard Ventures, a member of New York Angels, and Managing Director of Empirical Media.
Body Labs is a sophisticated 3D technology that makes it possible to create an avatar of your body so that you can personalize your world cheaply and easily, customizing shirts, shoes, bras, sporting gear, and all sorts of other products. That’s just the beginning. Their avatars can be posed or display a range of motion, […]
A number of NYC’s finest startups presented at the latest Entrepreneurs Roundtable at Microsoft’s west side offices, where guest investor Jason Klein discussed GeoDisruption – transforming industries through the use of location-based technology, and investing.
Authorea is a digital collaboration platform that encourages more immediate knowledge-sharing in the scientific research community. Think of it as a GitHub for that community, and considering that we’re talking science, think of the strides that can be made, now that researchers globally have a platform to share information and finding. Publicly or privately. The platform […]
Jack Myers is a media economist and chairman of Media Advisory Group. More than 250 media, advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies subscribe to the weekly Jack Myers Media Business Report. Myers speaks internationally on the impact of emerging media technologies on society, culture and business. He is an award-winning documentary film producer, author […]