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.
As expected, it was a slow week in Gotham but there was a MEGA 9 figure financing for a Silicon Alley company. Happy New Year!
Taboola, the content recommendation platform, has raised $100 million in Series E funding. Taboola’s clients include the BBC, Atlantic Monthly, USA Today, Huffington Post, and the Boston Globe.
VideoDesk, a cloud-based video-chat services company whose service is designed to ease online consumer purchases by allowing users to contact a seller in one click, talk, see, and dialogue, without having to install additional software, has raised $4.8 million in seed funding from unnamed investors.
We took a look at some of our favorites and not so favorites in: The Year in Startup Swag: 2014