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 for the week of 7/8/18 to 7/14/18 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events.
Sales enablement platform Jiminny has raised $2M in funding. Founded by James Graham and Tom Lavery in 2016, Jiminny previously raised $500K in funding in October of 2017.
Ad tech firm MediaMath has raised $225M in funding from Searchlight Capital Partners to become NYC’s newest unicorn. Founded by Erich Wasserman, Greg Williams, and Joe Zawadzki in 2007, MediaMath has now raised a total of $605M in reported equity funding.
Greenhouse, the recruitment optimization platform for companies, has raised $50M in Series D funding from private equity firm Riverwood Capital. Founded by Daniel Chait and Jon Stross in 2012, Greenhouse has now raised a total of$110.1M in funding over seven funding rounds.
According to a recent SEC filing, Blueprint Power, the technology-driven energy solution for buildings and real estate applications that was founded by Robyn Beavers, has raised an additional $3.2M in funding. The company previously raised $500K in December of last year.
Regulatory risk and compliance platform Exiger has announced the raise of $80M in investment from Carrick Capital Partners.
Conference venue and flexible office operator Convene has raised $152M in Series D funding from investors that include Revolution and ArrowMark Partners. Founded by Christopher J. Kelly, and Ryan Simonetti in 2009, Convene has now raised a total of $265.5M in funding over five rounds.
ShooWin is the online sports ticket marketplace that guarantees reservations for highly anticipated contingent games, which allows fans to purchase tickets at face value. It recently raised capital in a Venture round led by Cuneo & Co. and Bellnote Partners.
Spring Health, the mental health platform for employers, has raised $6M in Seed funding from investors that include Rethink Impact, BBG Ventures, The Partnership Fund for New York City, Work-Bench, RRE Ventures, and the William K. Warren Foundation. The company was founded by Abhishek Chandra, Adam Chekroud, and April Koh in 2016 and has now raised a total of $8M in funding. Read full coverage of Spring Health’s seed round.
According to a recent SEC filing, Applecart, the social graph platform to identify meaningful interpersonal relationships founded by Anthony Liveris, Matthew Kalmans, and Sacha Samotin in 2013, has raised $4.05M in funding. The filing indicates that there were 2 parties involved in the deal and the total offering is for $6M.
Training Amigo, the cloud-based wellness and preventative health platform for employers and individuals founded by Nathan Figg in 2013, has raised $150K in funding according to a recent SEC filing.
According to a recent SEC filing, BlockFi the lending platform that uses crypto as collateral founded by Zac Prince in August of 2017, has raised an additional $2.3M in funding.