A look at the largest startup funding rounds from August 2018 on a global scale including funding for Outset Medical, Yi+, Orchard Therapeutics, Paladina Health, Deezer, Moviebook Co., Nikola Motor Company, Rappi, KLOOK, Maimai, DoorDash, and many more…
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a highly acclaimed series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Nnamdi Okike, General Partner at 645 Ventures, a seed stage NYC venture firm launched in 2013. Currently investing out of its second fund, which just closed in August at […]
Meural, the digital art platform, has been acquired by networking giant NETGEAR. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the acquisition was announced at NETGEAR’s Financial Analyst Day earlier today.
We sit down with Anna Garcia, Partner at Runway Venture Partners, an early stage fund focused on making investments in companies that are post seed and post product-market fit, often serving as seed extension capital prior to an A round.
As we already reported last month, August 2018 was the single greatest month for NYC startup funding, with total funding crossing the $2B mark!, sharply up close to 300% from both August 2017 and July 2018 levels. Massive activity in the late stage and Series B rounds contributed largely to this total.
Pat yourself on the back because NYC tech is on fire…
Flavorpill, the social events and experiential platform has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bustle Media Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. “This acquisition was made with an eye towards our 2019 growth — in both user engagement and revenue. We expect to see a substantial increase in paid attendees for our experiential programs to come through Flavorpill,” remarked Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of the Bustle Digital group.
Well not exposed but earlier in the week, Inc. Magazine released its annual list of the fastest growing private companies. This year, the list included 213 companies from New York down from 270 in 2016. One component of the list is the annual revenue figure – figures that are often not released for startups (2017 […]