NYC Tech News for the week of 7/15/18 to 7/22/18 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events.
Nearly all ecommerce transactions are a one-way road — buyers looking for sellers. But what if you could flip the script and post something you want to buy? Looking to make ecommerce a two-way conversation for buyers and sellers, Vibelyst rethinks the social marketplace. With features that allow sellers to bid on buyers, an integrated […]
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 […]
With the growing popularity of on-demand services like Uber, Instacart and HandyBook, Button is launching the acquisition and retention platform built for the mobile economy. And the company is poised to help propel these businesses into hyper-growth by helping them to retain their best customers – and attract new ones. They just closed their $2.25 […]
If you’re in New York, perhaps you’ve seen the out-of-home campaign for Venmo, an app that makes it easy to send money to a friend. It features Lucas (who actually works at Venmo) staring off into space with copy that doesn’t say much. Copy includes, “Lucas buys a round” and “Lucas uses Venmo” and “Lucas […]