Society is more health-conscious than ever before, and people are seeking personalized solutions to optimize their health and wellness that are convenient. Base is the at-home lab testing subscription that uses saliva or finger-prick testing to analyze and assess various categories or “tracks” to reveal more about an individual’s health. Once test results are available via the app, Base’s partner network of physicians and nutritionist help you understand the results and develop a plan. Initially, the company is focused on six everyday issues that may be bothering you but you haven’t found the time to get to the doctor’s office to address like energy levels, stress, sleep, diet, and sexual wellness. A test costs $55 on a subscription basis and the app which gives you access to a team of health professionals and scientists runs $4.95 per month.AlleyWatch caught up with Founder and CEO Lola Priego to learn more about the genesis for the company, the launch, and the company’s first funding from investors that include Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Lakehouse, AmplifyHer Ventures, and K50.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/23/2020 featuring funding details for Attentive, Common Living, and much more.
I’m meeting with lots of investors and I can’t seem to get a straight answer on where they stand. I’m either getting my teeth kicked in or getting strung along! Why can’t investors just give me a simple yes/no without me feeling bruised or confused?
Epidemics have shaped the development of urban settings – the plague in Athens, the Black Death in Rome, and Cholera outbreaks in the 1800s in London and New York. As society wrestles the effects of this pandemic, the world is reimaging on what life will look like Post-COVID including how cities, which comprise over half of the world’s population, will be affected in the near and long-term. Today, we chat with Miguel Gamino Jr., Executive Vice President for Global Cities at Mastercard, where he leads Global Cities and City Possible, connecting academia, government, and industry to foster inclusive sustainable urban development that’s reshaping the world we live in today and setting the foundation for tomorrow. He was kind enough to join us to provide some candid insight into the meaningful work that Mastercard is doing in New York and globally to address some of the challenges that cities face through partnerships, innovation, and data.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/22/2020 featuring funding details for Conjure and much more.
Whether you are a public figure or not, you’re always going to have to deal with people’s opinions of your work. Sometimes, it will be valid; other times, it won’t. Judge the judger, before you let their opinion get to you. Regardless of who is giving you the praise, or the criticism, you should never allow someone else’s opinion to make you sad.
Customers today expect highly personalized and exceptional experiences to stay loyal and become advocates, rather than just conventionally “satisfied.” Satisfied is far from memorable.
The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for countless industries. In fintech, digital institutions are faced with the quandary to buy or build. Alloy is a SaaS platform and integrated API that makes that decision easier with its robust offering that offloads the process of identity verification for neobanks, scaling fintech startups, platform banks, and others. This is critical not only for onboarding but also on an ongoing basis. Cofounder and Chief Revenue Officer Laura Spiekerman shares more on the genesis of Alloy, the company’s experience working with its partners during the pandemic, and the company’s recent funding round from investors that include Canapi Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Avid Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, and Eniac Ventures.
Longevity and Aging Economy will be one of the core investment areas for Social Starts for the remainder of 2020. Longevity ties strongly into Health and Happiness: “Healthspan”—the number of years a person can expect to live with full health and no activity limitations—is an emerging concept in this area and should stand at the […]
The notable US startup fundings for the week ending 9/19/20 featuring funding details for Affirm, Devo, Humatics, and much much more.