How-to videos are more popular than ever and Instagram Stories and Snapchat has made How-to videos a preferred medium to learn and teach new things. NYC startup Jumprope‘s platform empowers people to create how-to videos through a unique step-by-step format that allows anyone to build an informational how-to video without any previous video editing or specialized skills. […]
TodayTix has become synonymous with Broadway and for good reason. This six-year-old NYC startup is responsible for selling 8% of all Broadway tickets. The design and data-centric platform is being used to discover and purchase discounted tickets for the hottest shows in major cities that include London, Los Angeles, and Sydney. Already used by 5 […]
Cheddar, the digital-first video news network, has been acquired by Altice USA, the US unit of Dutch cable provider Altice, for $200M in an all-cash transaction. Altice USA was formed when Altice acquired Optimum from Cablevision. Altice had been a distribution partner for, and investor in, Cheddar. “The Altice team and Altice Way are as […]
Bryan Goldberg and Bustle have scooped up The Outline, a digital news publication launched in 2016 by Joshua Topolosky. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but all signs point to this being an acquihire as The Outline shed the majority of its staff in the Fall of 2018.
Over 70% of marketers say that relevant and engaging content creation is the most effective SEO tactic and brands with the most successful marketing campaigns share the ideology of “show don’t tell”. Ceros is the all-in-one digital canvas that enables brand marketers to build digital experiences at scale without code. Each product created through the platform is […]
Generation Z is spending less time watching TV and a lot more time staring at their smartphone screens. Any media company that wants to stay relevant has to create consumable content for smartphones, and Overtime is the sports media company that fills the hole in the market for Gen Z sports fans. Overtime is a […]
Streaming music service Spotify has acquired two NYC podcasting startups – Gimlet Media and Anchor. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed but reports pegged Gimlet’s acquisition price to be north of $200M
New York Venture Partners’ Managing Director Trace Cohen shares his predictions for tech for 2019 and takes a look at how his 2019 predictions fared.
Mic, the politically-focused media platform for millennials has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group for approximately $5M. Bustle Digital Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. Mic this week laid off a majority of its staff in anticipation of this acquisition. This marks the fourth acquisition for Bustle and Goldberg, […]
Fitness is moving to digital, like everything else. The flexibility of a digital presence in terms of convenience, ease, and price for the consumer has made it a popular choice. NEO U is an all-inclusive platform that enables fitness influencers and workout brands can reach a larger audience by providing a fitness studio (first one is […]
In an era where it’s difficult to determine who is behind a product review or article, consumers are growing tired of inauthentic and sponsored promotions. While the internet can provide information at your fingertips for nearly any purpose, when there is a potential transaction at stake, merchants, brands, and manufacturers have inundated the web with […]