The acquisition highlights the shifting dynamic of the workforce and the growing importance of freelancers and contractors.
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 12/7/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
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 this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN THE ALLEY THIS […]
Ask CrowdTwist founder Irving Fain what led StarVest Partners, with investment from earlier backers, including Fairhaven Capital and SoftBank Capital, to write the check, and he gives his team a lot of the credit. Background: CrowdTwist provides the most comprehensive omnichannel loyalty and analytics solutions for industry-leading brands like Pepsi, Purina, VIZIO and Zumiez, to name […]
Jordan Levy is a no-nonsense businessman. He works hard to insure that his investments add value to a company, and that is exactly what they have done for several companies, including Betaworks, Lover.ly, and Synacor. General Partner at SoftBank Capital NY, Levy is also Managing Partner of Seed Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital […]
“Your customers are the exchanges. You need to think about them first.” “Presentation is everything.” These were some of the responses that were given by a panel of four venture capitalists to nine startup hopefuls who had two minutes to pitch their business presentation. The focus was Bitcoin and the investor panel included Andrew […]
Eric Hippeau, Managing Director at Lerer Ventures in New York City, has successfully transitioned from publishing to investing. He worked at International Data Group as publisher of InfoWorld Magazine until 1989, when he joined Ziff-Davis and became publisher of PC Magazine. While Hippeau took over the company in 1994 after the Ziff family decided to […]
Fashion is a $3 trillion dollar industry. Combine that number with the lucrative e-retail market and when you come across a panel like this produced by OS Fashion, you pay attention. The funders were men. The founders, women. The content, lively and informative. “The secret to getting investors attention for your business is to […]