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.
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Meetup, the NYC-based events platform, founded in 2002 by Brendan McGovern, Matt Meeker, Peter Kamali, and Scott Heiferman has been acquired by coworking behemoth WeWork. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but it is rumored be in the $200M range with all earnouts. Read our full coverage – Meetup Acquired by WeWork
Libra, the accounting software for the blockchain and crypto industry, has raised $7.8M from undisclosed investors in a Series A round of funding. This is the company’s second round of funding.
Lasting, the creator of the #1 healthy marriage app, has raised an undisclosed amount in a Series A round of funding for the company’s first round.
Prognos, the health tech company focused on tracking and catching diseases early, has raised $15M in Series B funding led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund with participation from MentorTech Ventures and Safeguard Scientifics. The company has raised $22.7M over 3 rounds of funding.
Thrive Global, the corporate and consumer wellbeing and productivity platform, has raised a Series B funding of $30M led by IVP and joined in by Marc Benioff, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Blue Pool Capital, Advancit Capital, Canvas Ventures, Female Founders Fund, Heather Reisman, Fred Harman, Ray Dalio, Michael Huffington, Sean Parker and Phil Hernandez. To date the company has raised $37M.
Spot.IM, the company building global communities around the web, has raised $25M in Series C funding led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from AltaIR Capital and Norma Investment. The company has raised $38M over two rounds of funding.
nTopology, the company aiding engineers in making better 3D printed parts, has raised $5M in Series A funding led by Data Collective with participation from CF, Haystack, 1517 Fund, Root Ventures and Pathbreaker Ventures. To date the company has raised $7.6M over 2 rounds.