According to a recent Crunchbase post, Meetup, the NYC-based events platform, founded in 2002 by Brendan McGovern, Matt Meeker, Peter Kamali, and Scott Heiferman has been acquired by coworking behemoth WeWork. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This marks a continuation of WeWork’s acquisition spree. Last month, the company announced its acquisition of coding academy, Flatiron School. Prior to […]
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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 9/25/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
They boast over 13 million members in 196 countries. There are 126,000+ meetup groups, well over a quarter of a million monthly meetups and last week Meetup announced that they had surpassed over 100 million RSVPs. Scott Heiferman started Meetup in the aftermath of 9/11. He observed random people coming together as a result […]