A quick recap of the most active New York venture capital firms and the NYC startup funding deals they invested in 2019.
With the cost of collegiate education soaring, many are questioning the value of pursuing higher education. Outlier.org is tackling this problem head-on with its online learning platform that allows students to complete entry-level courses online for credit at a fraction of the cost of traditional courses. The courses in the curriculum are gracefully designed and […]
For most people, buying a home is the single biggest investment in their lifetime. For existing homeowners, the process becomes a bit more stressful when they need to consider selling their old home. Orchard, which just rebranded from Perch, allows homeowners to manage this delicate balancing act by allowing you to purchase a new home […]
1 in 3 senior citizens suffers from a fall each year according to the CDC but software companies like Somatix have built life-saving wearable technology that passively monitors a patient’s wellbeing, allowing healthcare providers to intervene before serious accidents happen. Somatix’s offers its signature SafeBeing™ software solution to elderly care facilities and rehab centers on […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of December 2019 featuring must-know news including news for Lerer Hippeau, Red Sea Ventures, and much more.
There is a constant buzz about AI and the potential impacts it will have on the workforce. Gloat changes the conversation with its AI-powered talent marketplace that matches people with highly personalized opportunities that include internal part-time projects, gigs, mentorships, and even job swaps that will allow people to develop skills and expand their network. Businesses […]
In 1978, the world’s first IVF baby was born and since then approximately 8M babies worldwide have been born as a result of IVF. Even though IVF has made significant advances, current infrastructure at IVF clinics is insufficient to keep up with IVF’s growing demand. TMRW Life Sciences created ivfOS™ to help clinics safely and […]
Natural language processing (NLP) is at the core of breakthrough, AI technologies and has powered apps like SignAll, which is used to translated sign language into text. Hugging Face brings NLP to the mainstream through its open-source framework Transformers that has over 1M installations. Hugging Face’s NLP platform has led to the launch of several […]