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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JUMP Bikes (previously known as Social Bicycles), the e-bike sharing platform has raised $10M in Series A funding from investors that include SOSV, Menlo Ventures, OurCrowd, Esther Dyson, and SineWave Ventures. Founded by Ryan Rzepecki in 2010, the company has now raised a total of $11.3M in equity funding.
FINERY, the wardrobe planning platform founded by Whitney Casey in 2016, has raised $5M in Seed funding from investors that include New Enterprise Associates, Correlation Ventures, BBG Ventures, Halogen Ventures, Next Coast Ventures, Cotter Cunningham, and C Ventures. This is the company’s second round of funding.
Hyr, mobile platform that uses A.I. to hyper-efficiently connect traditional companies – like restaurants and bars – with independent labor to fill hourly paid shift work, on demand, has raised $1.3M in additional funding from investors that include Flybridge Capital Partners, Newark Venture Partners, and XFactor Ventures. This marks the second round for the company.
OWKIN, the predictive analytics platform that accelerates drug discovery development, has raised $11M in Series A funding from investors that include Plug and Play, Otium Capital, Cathay Innovation, and NJF Capital. Founded by Gilles Wainrib and Thomas Clozel, OWKIN has now raised a total of $13.1M over two funding rounds.
CareDox, the digital health platform for schools, has raised $16M in Series B funding from investors that include StartUp Health, Prolog Ventures, 7wire Ventures, Digitalis Ventures, Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, and AI Life Sciences Investments.
Visible Alpha, the data platform for institutional investors, has raised $38M in funding from Goldman Sachs. This is the company’s first round of funding.
Visto, the platform that brings transparency, interoperability and accountability to programmatic advertising, has raised an additional $14.5M in funding according to a recent SEC filing.