“That’s when the lightbulb went off in my head. This was the era of the iPhone 4, where you could already stream YouTube, and Apple had just launched FaceTime so I knew you could stream video to a mobile app, I should be able to open the building door from my smartphone too!” ButterflyMX Founder Cyrus Claffey shares more about how the company’s smart intercom system is already being used in nearly half a million apartments in five short years, the effect of the pandemic on the popularity of its offering, and the company’s recent funding round from investors that include Volition Capital, Egis Capital, RiverPark Ventures, and Stifel Financial Corporation.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/29/2020 featuring funding details for ButterflyMX, Buzzer, and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/28/2020 featuring funding details for lowercase.digital, Pypestream, and much more.
Education is part of health and happiness as a means of intellectual and financial empowerment and as a vector for delight. Happiness can be enhanced by the acquisition of new skills. Where education was once the province only of formal institutions and largely as part of long-term pedagogical programs, today education is becoming a pure consumer product. It is available by the course, by the class, or by the experience, whenever and wherever desired. Professional grade skills, and the certifications that come with them, can be obtained in the precise measures required by the market, and often at no immediate cost to the student.
Customers buy from people, not companies. Employees rally for a great leader, not a brand. As an entrepreneur, you need relationships to succeed. That means relationships with team members, investors, customers, and vendors.
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup fundings for the week ending 9/26/20 featuring funding details for GOAT, Robinhood, Willow, and much much more.
Conjure (formerly Mobley) offers a flexible furniture rental model that gives customers access to designer-curated furniture pieces and home accessories for 3-12 months. The service also includes free assembly and delivery as well as the option to trade-in, purchase, or return pieces at the end of the lease term. AlleyWatch caught up with COO and Cofounder Aditya Khilnani to learn more about how Conjure impacts the home décor industry, makes designer furniture accessible, and the company’s recent funding from investors that include Pillar VC, RiverPark Ventures, and CoVenture.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/25/2020 featuring funding details for Clearview AI, , and much more.
In today’s content-driven world, businesses continue to rely more on visual storytelling than ever before. Remote work has only accelerated this. Air is the cloud collaboration tool for creative minds that fundamentally changes the way teams approach visual work, making collaboration easier, and eliminating the need to move assets to and from the cloud. CEO and Cofounder Shane Hegde discusses the evolution of Air, product roadmap, and more on the experience of raising a round via Zoom meetings. Backers in this latest round (Series A) include Tiger Global, Lerer Hippeau, Slack Fund, WndrCo, Red Sea Ventures, and Advancit Capital.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/24/2020 featuring funding details for Laika and much more.