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.
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, the online gourmet food marketplace, has raised $2.3M in a Series A round from Alven Capital. Founders, David Foult and Kat Vorotova, have now raised a total of $3M.
, the company that gives you feedback on decisions, has announced a $12M Series B round by Route 66 Ventures. Founders Brett King and Alex Sion have nearly doubled their total funding received with this round, bringing their company total to $24.41M raised.
, giving you Internet connectivity everywhere, has raised a 1.25M Venture as well as a $2.86M Debt Financing. CEO Steven Van Wel, has received 6 rounds of funding and received a total of $7.66M.
The recreational apparel company, , has raised $7M in a Series A round led by General Catalyst Partners and followed by 14W, Collaborative Fund and Forerunner Ventures. Founders Tyler Haney and Andrew Parietti have raised a total of $8.1M.
This week, we took a look at the 8 new startups in XRC’s inaugural accelerator class which is focused on consumer goods and retail startups – These are the 8 Hottest Consumer and Retail Startups in NYC Right Now
, the media advertising company, has raised $1.7M from Centripetal Capital Partners and SV Frontier. This venture brings Dashbid’s total to $5.48M raised.
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, the B2B platform helping small businesses, has raised a Series B round of $20M led by Thrive Capital and followed by Great Oaks Venture Capital, Naval Ravikant, Version One Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Matrix Partners and AngelPad.
Mast Mobile, the mobile communication platform for enterprises, has raised a $7M Venture led by FirstMark Capital with support from Initialized Capital, Harrison Metal, Eniac Ventures and DFJ Frontier. Founders David Messenger, Peter Lurie and David Dawson have raised a total of $12.4M.
Foursquare has announced that Dorothy Jean Chang has joined as the new Director of PR. Ms. Chang has previously managed PR efforts for companies like GroupMe and IBM while working at Brew and Edelman. She is also the a founding partner of Liberty City Ventures.
Lenddo, the company helping you build credit worthiness, has announced a Series B round led by AT Capital and Life.SREDA, with help from Golden Gate Ventures, Blumberg Capital and Omidyar Network. Prior to this round Richard Eldridge and Jeff Stewart have raised $14M.
Flashtalking, the ad tech firm which recently acquired Device9, has announced the appointment of John Haake as Chief Marketing Officer. “Savvy advertisers are looking for the same level of data-driven precision, measurability, and control over their messages they’ve come to expect for their audience targeting and media buying,” said Haake.