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.
Jopwell, the digital recruiting platform connecting recruiters with diverse professionals and students has raised $7.5M in Series A funding from led by Cue Ball and joined in by Teneo Holdings, Y Combinator, Valar Ventures, SJF Ventures, Omidyar Network, Kapor Capital and Blue Ivy Ventures. The company has raised $11.75M over their 3 rounds of funding.
Say2eat, the solution connecting restaurants with your favorite voice enabled apps, has raised an undisclosed amount in Seed funding for the company’s second round of funding.
Playbuzz, the award-winning storytelling platform, has raised $35M in Series C funding led by Viola Growth with participation from Oded Vardi, Firstime Venture Capital, Carmel Ventures, 83North, Saban Ventures and The Walt Disney Company. The company has raised $66M to date.
Anchor, the company helping you create, share, and interact with audio, has raised $10M in Series A funding led by GV with participation from Craig Kallman, Eniac Ventures, Homebrew, The Chernin Group, Nir Eyal, Accel Partners and Betaworks. The company has raised $14.4M over 4 rounds of funding.
Letgo, the app to buy and sell locally, has raised $100M in a round of Series D funding from New Enterprise Associates, Insight Venture Partners, FJ Labs, Eight Roads Ventures and Accel Partners. The company, founded in 2015, has raised $475M over 5 rounds.
Livestream, the video streaming service based in Brooklyn, was acquired by Vimeo. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Founded by Dayananda Nanjundappa, Phil Worthington, Max Haot, Mark Kornfilt in 2007, Livestream had raised a total of $14.7M.