Fiverr, the online platform for hiring freelancers, has acquired AND CO, the business management platform for freelancers and independent contractors. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “This decision was born out of a common belief across our two companies, which is that people do their best work when they can control their own […]
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 […]
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 12/6/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
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 […]
Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ years, trade has […]
More and more entrepreneurial visionaries are predicting that voice enabled devices are the next big thing. With Alexa, Siri, and Google Home taking off, the opportunities for creating voice-enabled apps are limitless, and Sayspring gives you the tools to build them. With the Sayspring software, you can create interactive voice apps with no knowledge of […]
Scott Belsky is, among other things, an idea man—a blessing that surely influenced his career and drove him to success. He is the co-founder and CEO of Behance, a leading online platform for sharing and discovering creative work online. Belsky’s vision was to create a platform that could organize the creative world in order to […]