It’s been a heck of a 10-year run. For those of us who can remember that far, if we look back to 2009, it was dark times for tech in NYC and beyond. Numerous sources were willing to ring the death knell of the VC industry. Dan Primack covered a list of “Walking Dead” firms that operated […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of November 2019 featuring must-know news including news for Inspired Capital, Boldstart Ventures, and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/9/2019 featuring funding details for Cherre, Equell, and much more. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
When I look at an established business strategically for the first time, I try to think of ways they could deploy their IP or brand in a different category. For example, the reason I have a signature sneaker with K-Swiss (even though I’m a businessman, not an athlete or a rapper) and the reason many companies have […]
Indiviudals on the autistic spectrum have traditionally been excluded from the workforce, but this is beginning to change with forward-thinking companies like Ultranaut. 75% of Ultranaut’s workforce is comprised of individuals on the autistic spectrum. These individuals specialize in providing a full suite of software testing services including data quality and integrity. This neurodiverse workforce […]
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 2/23/19 featuring funding details for Aurora, Lime, Databricks, and much, much more
A 2008 paper “How Unlucky is 25-Sigma”, describes an interview with Goldman Sach’s then-CFO David Viniar who referred to their flagship fund’s 27% loss in August 2007 as a “25 Sigma event”. The paper goes on to analyze this statement and quickly shows that a 25-Sigma event would take place once in 1.309e+135 years, a […]
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 ending 1/26 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Dadi, Better […]
Most entrepreneurs are ready to declare success when they get that first surge of traction with a real customer. This is a good sign, but they have no idea that the hard work of scaling the business is still ahead of them.
Millions of people use car services, taxis, and ride-sharing apps to get to the airport, and many of these people are parents traveling with kids who need to be in car seats by law. Unless the parent is lugging around a car seat, this poses a specific problem when hopping into the usual car service. […]