Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a highly acclaimed series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with leading New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Kapil Desai, Vice President at Catalyst Investors, one of New York’s first growth equity firms, which was founded in 2000. Currently investing out of its […]
Or, how to cash out without killing your startup in the cradle.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/23/2019 featuring funding details for Blueground, Algorthim Sciences, and much more.
A perfect storm is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances aggravates an environment drastically. In the entrepreneur world, I feel we are in such a situation now for new startups, with the confluence of business transformations, the explosion of new digital technologies, and the political turmoil around the world.
AlleyWatch chatted with cofounders and co-CEOs Johannes Quodt and Chris Wichert about KOIO, the inspiration for the brand, the luxury footwear market, and the company’s most recent round of funding, which brings the company’s total equity funding raised to $10.3M. Who were your investors and how much did you raise? This is a rolling from our first series A where […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/22/2019 featuring funding details for KOIO, Starship, and much more. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Over the last few years, our team has been taking a close look at other ecosystems as we contemplate our expansion beyond our New York roots. Presently, we provide hyper-local tech coverage for London, Los Angeles, Paris, and Boston, in addition to New York through AlleyWatch. As a part of our research, we are chronicling […]
Conventional business wisdom tells us that entrepreneurs are today’s main source of innovation. We see the stories of young founders leaving college with a big idea, going to work in their garage, and building something that changes the world. We hear about corporate employees, strangled by slow-moving bureaucracy, that are blocked from making transformative discoveries. In fact, […]
Relationships take work. Every couple fights; the most common arguments stem from money and delegation of responsibilities, but not every couple takes the time to step back to truly assess and work on their relationship. Relish is the relationship training app that gives couples a convenient and personalized way for couples to strengthen their relationship. […]
In a recent post, I talked about our focus on Digital Brands. Food, drink, and new ingredients certainly are part consumer goods and digital brands. But this area is unique enough to deserve its own explanation. That’s because food and drink are not only digital products, but also new expressions of the emerging science of health […]
Neuralink proposes to transcend reality and make virtual experiences feel totally real. How will Elon Musk’s neuralink challenge subjectivity?