In 2016, Cedar CEO and Founder Florian Otto had a terrible billing experience when his then-fiancé, now wife, fainted and had to go to the emergency room. The couple found themselves dealing with a billing nightmare in the months that followed including indecipherable stacks of paper bills, statements sent to the wrong address, and even a call from a debt collector. This led Florian to found Cedar, the patient payment engagement platform to simplify medical bills and the experience for both providers and patients. He shares some insights with us on the state of medical billing, the efficacy of the platform, and the company’s recent funding round from investors that include Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, and Founders Fund.
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The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/26/2020 featuring funding details for Oscar and much more.
Two Credit Suisse bankers came together in 2011 and noticed they were having a difficult time securing, flexible reservations at top NYC restaurants with their hectic schedules. This led them to look further into the restaurant industry’s guest experience operations at a holistic level. Today, SevenRooms is a complete guest experience management platform that’s built and designed from the ground up for the hospitality industry. CEO and Cofounder Joel Montaniel shares some insight on the state of the hospitality industry during COVID-19, how technology is lightening the blow, and the company’s $50M Series B round led by Providence Strategic Growth.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/25/2020 featuring funding details for SevenRooms, Doorkee, and much more.
For the majority, traditional weight loss programs don’t work long-term. The weight loss industry has been focusing on the number on the scale, but the science tells us it’s more complicated. Calibrate, backed by $5.1M Seed round led by Forerunner Ventures, addresses metabolic change to bring sustainable results for the 175M Americans that are overweight. Isabelle Kenyon shares more about the science behind weight loss and the company’s future plans.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/24/2020 featuring funding details for Calibrate, Cape Privacy, and much more.
CEO and Cofounder Ben Labra discusses the evolution of Gesture, the on-demand app to send the perfect, thoughtful gift for any occasion.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/22/2020 featuring funding details for Uniswap and much more.
Sales leasebacks have been popular institutionally with REITs and for commercial real estate but EasyKnock makes it accessible for residential homeowners. While we face uncertainty about the future health of the economy, homeowners will need flexibility and may need to tap into the equity they’ve built in their homes. CEO and Cofounder Jarred Kessler shares some insight about how EasyKnock can help homeowners access this equity and stay in their homes, the future of the housing market, and the company’s latest funding round from investors that include Blumberg Capital, QED, Correlation Ventures, FJ Labs, and Moderne.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/19/2020 featuring funding details for Kaia Health, Payfone, and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/18/2020 featuring funding details for HASH, Urbint, and much more.