The college admissions process is a stressful time for parents and children, and while there is no shortage of services and people offering up their expertise to guide students/parents through it, most of these services come with a big, price tag as evidenced by the recent college admissions scandal that rocked the headlines. An alternative […]
Launching in the Alley
The independent film scene in New York is alive and thriving, but one of the greatest difficulties of being an indie filmmaker is getting your film out to the public. Entholigy, a Brooklyn based film startup, has built a community for independent filmmakers to publicize their work to the public. Not only is this film […]
April is Financial Literacy Month, but research has shown that people often feel insecure when looking at their finances. Often, these feelings stem from a lack of understanding about finance and how to manage personal finances, leaving people to feel vulnerable and frustrated. However, instead of shutting down when the conversation broaches personal finances, The Financial […]
Early stage investor Trace Cohen shares what made Fi, a smart dog collar startup, a compelling investment for New York Venture Partners.
Time is money, and any lapse in communications can cost the real estate market hundreds of thousands of dollars when orchestrating large lease deals. Occupier has built a centralized communications platform that connects all of the key stakeholders in real estate deal transactions such as executive teams, business unit leads, brokers, architects, and attorneys, allowing them to collaborate in […]
Searches for NYC apartments typically begins online, but a major issue with most of the online real estate listing sites is that you never know if you’re seeing an accurate depiction of the property or getting transparent pricing. Most other sites serve as a data collection platform, masqueraded as a real estate listing site, where […]
Over 4.2 billion people send mobile messages and most of these mobile messages are sent with the traditional black text and grey bubble. While this generic layout may be fine when chatting with friends, it isn’t effective for brands who need to communicate with consumers via mobile message thus OpenMessage created the first Mobile Message […]
New parents who are preparing for their first child typically face this universal crisis: having no idea what to buy and who to buy it from. Lalo is the modern baby and toddler brand that wants to fill this gap. Its mission is to help parents by streamlining the shopping experience through an intuitive online experience […]
The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) industry is projected to be a multibillion-dollar industry, yet only 2-3% of users account for winning over 80% of the prize money in these fantasy leagues. ThriveFantasy democratizes fantasy sports through its daily fantasy sports platform that is tailored to casual users who want a piece of the action but do […]
There tends to be a bit of an awkward and uncomfortable routine when using an old-fashioned intercom. People always question if they buzzed the right apartment number, if they held the button down long enough, and it always ends with guests whipping out their phone to text friends or family to buzz them in. MVI […]
Black Bear Life simplifies life insurance through technology. Founders Brett Smith and Tim Stoner discuss how the company’s platform lets you suecure life insurance in less than ten minutes without health checks or blood tests.