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.
Genvid, recreating eSports broadcasting, has raised $2.5M in Seed funding led by March Capital Partners and joined in by OCA Ventures. The company has raised $4.5M over the company’s 2 rounds of funding.
Skywire Networks, a top fixed wireless broadband provider in NYC, has raised $23M in a round of Venture funding from Metropolitan Partners Group for founder Alan Levy’s first round of funding.
ExecThread, the message and job board for successful executives, has raised $6.5M in a Venture round of funding marking the company’s first round of funding. The funding was led by Top Tier Capital Partners and included NextView Ventures, Javelin Venture Partners, Canaan Partners, David S. Kidder, Jared Golub, Ronen Bojmel, Etienne Boillot, Stuart Erickson, CoVenture and Corazon Capital.
Call9, the on demand emergency service for nursing homes, has raised $24M in Series B funding led by Redmile Group and joined in by Western Technology Investment, Y Combinator, Refactor Capital and Index Ventures. The company has raised $34M over 3 rounds.
dv01, the company offering investors normalized data and real-time insights, has raised $5.5M in Series A funding. OCA Ventures led the round and CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, Illuminate Financial and Ribbit Capital joined in.
KeyMe, the self service key duplicating kiosks, has raised $25M in Series D funding led by Comcast Ventures and included Michael Polsky, 7-Eleven, White Star Capital, RiverPark Ventures, Ravin Gandhi, QuestMark Partners, Benefit Street Partners and Battery Ventures.
Credly, the digital credential service provider, has raised $4.6M in a Venture round of funding from Jonathan Finkelstein, LuminaFoundation, Lion Brothers Company, City & Guilds Group, University Ventures and New Markets Venture Partners. This is the first round of funding for founder Jonathan Finkelstein.
Clinch, the programmatic platform auto-generating media campaigns, has raised $3M in Series A funding from Richard Gati for the company’s first round of funding.
6 years in the making, the first phase of Cornell Tech opened its doors on its Roosevelt Island campus.