In order to be successful in brand marketing, every customer interaction must count and brands now see the best rate of return when engaging consumers through personalized, mobile messages. Attentive is the two-way, messaging platform that is expertly designed to help brands optimize mobile messaging. Attentive uses real-time behavioral data so brands can send the […]
The average person spends over four hours on their device. In the past year, there have been several calls to action to reduce the addictive effects of technology, including Senator Josh Hawley’s bill proposing to ban the addictive features of social media like “autoplay” and “infinite scrolling”. Pattern is offering an alternative solution by creating […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of August featuring must-know news including news for BBG Ventures, Corigin, Primary Venture Partners, Luxor Ventures, and much more. Lots of dry powder with eight venture firms raising new funds even though it’s August!
In order to harness the true power of the cloud, organizations must find a way to integrate their legacy relational databases like SQL. Cockroach Labs helps companies solve this challenge through its post-Oracle cloud-native distributed database that’s totally SQL-compliant. The company, founded in 2015, offers scalable solutions that can also be used across data centers to […]
Just shy of $1B pumped into New York City startups in July! Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the month of July in New York. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Seed, Series […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of July featuring must know news including news for Lux Capital, FirstMark, and much more
Anvyl, the production hub where brands manage their supply chains, was created by a founder who has seen the supply chain from multiple perspectives – the United States Army, Apple, and DTC shaving brand, Harry’s. While one may grapple to find similarities among these entities, one thing is for certain, there were holes, gaps, and […]
86% of the American population does not meditate. Many of these people suffer from the very conditions that meditation can relieve – namely stress. WAVE is a lifestyle brand that remedies this disconnect through its music-driven, hardware-enabled meditation platform targeted toward millenials. At the heart of the company’s offering are a $199 connected memory foam […]
The pharmacy benefits industry is estimated to be worth $550B per annum but it’s filled with complexity and inefficiencies. There’s also no incentive for the incumbent companies to change the model to offer more transparency. Capital Rx, the technology-driven pharmacy benefits manager for employers, challenges that. Launched in 2017, the startup aggregates structured and […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of July featuring must-know news including news for Greycroft, Kairos, Riverpark Ventures, and much more.
Steve Jobs once said that everyone in this country should learn how to code; however, many people shy away from coding due to the steep learning curve that is required to create a fully functional website or app. Glitch, the two-year-old NYC startup launched by the team behind Trello (acquired) and Stack Overflow, gives everyone the […]