Wellness is one of the latest crazes that everyone is talking about and Rah Rah Health has targeted a different market with its integrated wellness platform. Instead of focusing on the crowded corporate wellness market, this platform is built specifically for university students across the nation. Just as with corporations, whose employees perform best when they […]
It’s vacation protocol: you finally get to your destination after a long journey but you can’t check into your hotel until later in the day, so you’re stuck killing time with your luggage in tow. Or you have a long layover but you don’t get to leave the airport and explore because you don’t want to […]
AlleyWatch sits down with Ryan Darnell, Founding Partner at Max Ventures, an early stage NYC venture firm founded in 2013 that has made over 35 investments We visited Ryan at the Max Ventures’ office in Soho to discuss his path to venture, Max Ventures’ thematic approach to investing including its interest in digital commerce, how Ryan and his team serve as value-add investors, changes in the investment landscape, tips for entrepreneurs to successfully navigate the funding process, and much, much more including how to run a venture firm while balancing family responsibilities.
A new wave of innovators are using the best of tech to solve the ongoing mental health crisis. Harry Ritter, the CEO of Alma, discusses creating a dynamic co-practice model to improve therapy.
It’s that time again. Nominations are now open for AlleyWatch’s 2019 NYC Tech Influencers feature. Know someone amazing who belongs on this list? Nominate them today here. Nominations open until 12/15. Looking to drive targeted response from the NYC Tech community at scale? Learn more about partnering with AlleyWatch on this initiative here. A common chronic condition […]
Sometimes, in order to feel your best, you need to look your best, and Glamsquad helps you do exactly that. This beauty services brand brings hair, makeup, and nail services straight to your home. Glamsquad caters to the busy, on-the-go urbanite who wants to look his or her best. The company leverages technology both in […]
What’s the first thing you check when you wake up in the morning and pick up your smartphone? Most likely you check your email right away like billions on the planet. But could there be a better way to engage with your email? There is and it is being developed by the AI-powered digital communications […]
Women of color have traditionally not had access to the proper tailored tools to empower themselves financially, but this changes with Clever Girl Finance. This NYC startup focuses on financial education for minority women and was created by a self-starter, woman of color and daughter of immigrant parents. Bola Sokunbi founded Clever Girl to provide relevant, […]
When you get bitten by the travel bug, it’s difficult to balance the desire for adventure with the rigors and schedule your everyday life. That changes with recent Techstars NYC graduate FlyThere, an immersive way to experience the world all through the eyes of a drone. The entertainment company currently has 8 flight locations in Thailand and […]
The rigor of life in New York is hectic, and sometimes the stress of the constant go gets to us. Introducing a great way to relax is Binaural Dream, a newly launched unguided meditation app. This meditations found in the app consist of binaural beats which enhance happiness, gratitude, and sleep. Inspired by the founder’s own struggle […]
Schlepping to a car showroom to look at a potential car to buy typically ends up being a colossal waste of time. Thankfully, that is changing with SpinCar, a digital merchandising platform that uses 360° WalkAround® technology so shoppers can get the physical showroom experience wherever and whenever they want. Through its proprietary technology and […]