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 News this week including the fundings, exits, and events.
Koio Collective, the company that believes everyone should have access to designer shoes, has raised $1.3M in a Venture round for the company’s first round of funding.
SevenFifty, the company connecting the wholesale beverage industry with a powerful selling platform, has raised $8.5M in Series A funding led by Formation 8 with participation from Pritzker Group Venture Capital. This marks the company’s first round of funding.
Hooch, the daily cocktail subscription service, raised a Seed round of $950K. The company that gives you up to 31 drinks a month has raised $1.95M to date. AlleyWatch covered Hooch back in April – This NYC Startup Gives You A Drink A Day for only $10 a Month
RubiconMD, the company that is simplifying the doctor’s consultation visit, has raised a $4M Series A round led by Waterline Ventures with participation from Alma Mundi Innvierte Fund, FCA Venture Partners, Dioko Health Ventures. Founders Julien Pham, Gil Addo, and Carlos Reines have raised $5.3M over two rounds. We’ll sit down and chat with the RubiconMD team about the funding later this week.
Verto Analytics, the company analyzing your digital behavior across screens, has raised $16.1M in a Series B round led by EQT Ventures with participation from Finnish Industry Investment, Vision, Open Ocean Capital, Conor Venture Partners. The company has raised $23.9M over 3 rounds.
Advocate, the company transforming American politics, has raised an Angel round of $500K for the company’s 3rd round of funding. The founders, Jason Andrews, Joe Morrow and Chris Bystrom, have now raised $740K in total.
Mediachain, the company connecting media to its creator, has raised $1.5M in Seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures with participation from David Lee, Kanyi Maqubela, William Mougayar, LDV Capital, Digital Currency Group, RRE Ventures.
Cognical, the alternative financing option, has raised a Series B round of $12.5M for the company’s second round of funding. Founder Brandon Wright has raised $22.5M to date.
The Skimm, the email newsletter geared towards millennial women, has raised a Series B round of $8M. Founders Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg have now raised their fourth round, totaling $15.89M. The investment was led by 21st Century Fox and included participation from Greycroft Partners, Homebrew Ventures, and RRE Ventures.