Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/18/17. This page will be updated to reflect any new fundings for the day.
Today we speak with Laura Spiekerman, the cofounder and CRO at Alloy. After being Kopo Kopo’s first hire, Laura decided to skip Law School and head to Kenya to work on a software startup leveraging mobile payments. Returning to the Bay Area, Laura knew she had to continue pursuing her passion for Fintech and began working on Alloy. With her roots in NYC, Laura eventually returned to the city with Alloy joining Techstars and found her niche in the NYC fintech community. Laura is an active member of the NYC community and an advocate for social change.
A few years back I had pleasure of working on a transaction with Stan Shuman, then a Managing Director at Allen & Co. Allen & Co is the investment bank at the center of the tech ecosystem, and Stan joined in 1970, and was at the helm for many years. On this transaction that Stan […]
Fairly frequently, maybe every few weeks, I get an email saying either: Hey, I am in town tomorrow, do you have time to meet? OR Hey, my friend John is in town tomorrow and wants to meet you, do you have the time? Honestly, I absolutely hate these emails. And I don’t hate a lot, […]
From VR to 3D PCBs; from language translating with a single line of code to newsfeeds you can set up in no time, to the fastest Internet in town; from a food network for colleges to an online Data Science school, these are the Techstars ready to kill it on Demo Day.
First, some fun facts: There was a 60% increase in applications for NYC program this year, and the acceptance rate was 0.8%. The companies that were selected are innovating across wide range of spaces, from virtual reality to 3D electronics prototyping; from language translating with a single line of code to newsfeeds you can […]
Pathgather is a new approach to enterprise learning that puts employees in control, and who knows what skills are needed to get the job done better than fellow employees? They actually motivate individuals to learn and connect around professional development, so companies end up with a smarter, more effective workforce. Social is the key element, […]
Let’s admit it: even the hardest-working among us likes to kick back occasionally, enjoy the outdoors – yes, even water sports – and listen to music. What better way to relax? Except that our smartphones and various other devices just don’t play well when there’s water around, which kind of takes some of the relaxation […]
Shouldn’t connected devices be easy to connect? That’s the idea behind Astro, a company that’s part of the latest class at the R/GA Connected Device Accelerator powered by Techstars. Astro is creating an automated home system of devices that require no installation, no new infrastructure, and no new wireless networks, making theirs the simplest platform […]
What does it take to be a Techstar? To participate in the R/GA Accelerator powered by Techstars, you’ve got to be connected, since it’s all about Connected Devices. Like the ones from Diagenetix, a team of researchers at the University of Hawaii who, cumulatively, have over 30 years experience in molecular and biological research, engineering, […]
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 […]