NYC Tech News for the week ending 5/23 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Electric, BetterCloud, Chief, and much more…
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 5/23/20 featuring funding details for MasterClass, Tapcart, Confluera, and much much more.
A look at actionable advice for startup founders from active NYC Seed-stage investors on navigating the fundraising challenges of COVID-19 with Melody Koh (NextView Ventures), Micah Rosenbloom (Founder Collective), Eliot Durbin (Boldstart Ventures) , Graham Brown (Lerer Hippeau), and Hadley Harris (Eniac Ventures).
Zoom has been under increased scrutiny for privacy vulnerabilities on the platform as the pandemic has forced an accelerated digital transformation with companies scrambling to integrate remote work solutions. One step in addressing these concerns is the company’s recent acquisition of Keybase, an NYC security startup launched by the cofounders of OkCupid and SparkNotes.
The human immune system is a complex network made up of cells, proteins, and organs that protect your body. Advances in technology have allowed researchers, scientists, and physicians to understand this sophisticated system like never before. Immunai, cofounded by Noah Solomon, leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to provide a complete profile of the immune system. The company just launched from stealth with a fresh $20M in funding. Noah shares with us how Immunnaii is building the largest database for immunology.
NYC Tech News for the week ending 5/16 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Slice, Kustomer, Lolli, and much more. This was the busiest week for NYC startup activity since the pandemic started.
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 5/16/20 featuring funding details for Briq, Expel, Slice, and much much more. By the looks of it, this past week marked the return of startup funding!
Within Health’s telemedicine platform enables patients to easily access preventive radiology screenings after a virtual consultation with a licensed physician. This service has been invaluable to patients and healthcare institutions during the pandemic. Cofounder Craig Calderone shares more about the platform and how Within Health is helping out during COVID-19 by reducing the load on hospitals.
iCapital Network, the platform to connect advisors to alternative investment managers, has agreed to acquire Artivest, the platform that connects investors to alternative investment opportunities.
Managing his family’s pizzerias in Staten Island, Slice CEO and Founder Ilir Sela saw the threat that online food apps and mobile ordering could be for independent pizzerias back in the 2000s. He launched Slice to serve as an all-in-one platform to help local pizzerias compete with the larger pizza brands and food apps by leveraging technology. Fast forward – there are now over 12,000 pizzerias on the platform and Sela just closed a $43M funding led by KKR. Sela discusses the impressive growth of the platform, the absolute best pizza in NYC (he should know), and much more…