The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/3/2021 featuring funding details for Infinite Objects, Skillr, and much more.
Machine learning model development needs to be methodically, with extreme care, in order to yield effective results as unintended consequences can emerge at the various stages of model development. Flexible data ingestion policies allow companies to simplify ML model development by reducing the time needed for the model to teach itself and achieve greater levels of accuracies. However, enterprises are often unable to collaborate on model development as a result of the risk associated with data security in a model developed by multiple stakeholders. Cape Privacy is an encrypted learning platform that allows companies to collaborate on machine learning models without the risk of compromising any proprietary or sensitive data. The data remains encrypted throughout and can be plugged into models seamlessly, allowing data scientists to truly harness the power of machine learning with efficiency and unprecedented speed. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO Che Wijesinghe to learn more about the inspiration for the business, future plans, latest round of funding from investors that include Evolution Equity Partners, Tiger Global Management, Version One Ventures, Haystack, Radical Ventures, Ridgeline Partners, and Boldstart Ventures.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 4/30/2021 featuring funding details for PreShow, Daloopa, and much more.
PulsePoint, the company using real-time data to unlock and activate insights for healthcare marketing, has agreed to be acquired by Internet Brands, an internet holding company that owns and operates sites like WebMD, Fodors, Lawyers.com, Medscape, Martindale, and Flyertalk. Internet Brands is a KKR portfolio company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Like the rest of the world, patients of physical therapy were forced to adapt to a digital world, as patients grew uncomfortable with in-patient services. Patients that are not at risk for falls or suffering from movement disorders were prime candidates to continue their therapy regimens online using virtual therapy. Kaia Health is a digital therapeutics provider that combines computer vision technology with human-powered care to help patients receive treatment for their Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The platform doesn’t require specialized equipment and uses a cellphone’s camera to monitor patients’ movements during therapy exercises, providing instant feedback and support. Coaches and medical providers are available when needed to add continued support. During the pandemic, the company grew 600%. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Founder Konstantin Mehl to learn more about the inspiration for the business, the company’s impressive traction, plans for expanded care options for patients and providers, latest round of funding from investors that include Optum Ventures, Eurazeo, 3VC, Balderton Capital, Heartcore Capital, Symphony Ventures and A Round Capital.
A busy day for NYC startup with ~$500M in funding closed across seven companies.The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 4/29/2021 featuring funding details for Firstbase, Paxos, and much more.
90% of Americans who exercise regularly say they will continue at-home workouts even after gyms fully reopen. The convenience of rolling out of bed combined with a growing number of options to exercise at home has led consumers to splurge on sophisticated at-home fitness equipment. Ergatta provides an at-home connected rowing machine and subscription service that incorporates interactive gaming elements to provide a full-body workout. From a 17.3-inch interactive screen, rowers can choose a personalized experience based on their goals. The Ergatta Rower, which retails at $1,999 with an additional $29/month subscription fee, satisfies the needs of those who are interested in building a results-driven workout routine that’s competitive without having to participate in classes. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder and CEO Tom Aulet to learn more about the experience of launching at the onset of the pandemic, the company’s impressive traction, latest round of funding from investors that include Advance Venture Partners, Greycroft, Fifth Wall, Gaingels, and Hans Tung.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 4/28/2021 featuring funding details for Ergatta, Kaia Health, and much more.
The pandemic has introduced new security demands for enterprises. The average company uses 137 unique SaaS applications on average. Figuring out how increased usage of these applications fits into a company’s security protocol is ends up being a daunting task. DoControl is an automated data access control platform that’s integrated with the most popular SaaS applications like Dropbox, Google Drive, Salesforce, and Zendesk, allowing companies to take control over their various cloud deployments without compromising security. The platform focuses on asset management, security policy enforcement, and bot-based remediation in instances where vulnerabilities have surfaced. Organizations like Bizzabo, Digital Asset, and Lili are already using DoControl’s solution to manage their data exposure. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder and CEO Adam Gavish to learn more about how DoControl fosters business enablement, the company’s strategic plans, latest round of funding from investors that include RTP Global, StageOne Ventures, Cardumen Capital, and CrowdStrike Falcon Fund.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 4/27/2021 featuring funding details for Current, Sesame, and much more.
80% of the human body consists of water and every organ, cell, and tissue found in the body is reliant on water to function properly. Yet, 75% of Americans suffer from dehydration. Hydrant is a consumer wellness brand that offers single-use powder packages to maintain optimal hydration levels, free of artificial ingredients. The company’s hydration mix provides up to 3x the electrolytes of sports drinks with 70% less sugar. Hydrant is available direct-to-consumer online and through a number of retail presences. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder John Sherwin to learn more about the company’s expansion into brick-and-mortar locations, expanding product line, and latest round of funding from investors that include Lance Bass, Ashley Greene, Aaron Rodgers, Josh Allen, Jonathan Stewart, Darren Sproles, Michael Bisping, Sloane Stephens, and Ron Everline.