Dubsmash, the video-sharing social app that’s been named a rival to TikTok, has been acquired by Reddit. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Sports are meant to bring fans together but the pandemic has made our love of sports more isolating with fans now forced to turn to technology platforms to share their passion. Flick, founded by the founders of Fanduel, is the mobile chat and engagement platform built exclusively for sports fans. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder, CEO, and repeat entrepreneur Nigel Eccles to learn how his experience cofounding FanDuel inspired him to build Flick, the company’s experience raising virtually during the pandemic, and recent funding round from investors that include AlleyCorp, Bullpen Capital, Everblue Management, Amity Ventures, and Courtside Ventures
Podcasts are expected to be s $1B industry by 2021 and while podcast consumption is growing, peoples’ attention spans are decreasing. Audtra leverages both of these factors to become the social marketplace for 1 second to 5-minute audio recordings. “Micro-podcasts” can be made by anyone, including brands. Audtra has built-in features to analyze each recording’s […]
What did “wellness” look like 20 years ago? Today, society is demanding that companies innovate and create products that promote a healthier and happier lifestyle – everyone wants to achieve the best version of themselves. But to achieve this, you don’t need to spend $10 on a cleansing juice, rather Journey Meditation is taking a […]
Do you remember being a little kid and bartering – maybe it was trading snacks at lunch, baseball cards, or even candy on Halloween. Swade is a mobile app that makes bartering possible, at scale, for practically anything. In the app, you have the ability to barter not only items but also services. Have an expensive knife […]
In the spirit of G Suite, I’ve posted a copy of this letter on Google Docs, open to comments and suggested edits. So don’t be shy! I’m curious to see where this letter ends up after the crowd adds its wisdom. Add your thoughts here Dear Google, Let’s start with Thank You. Thank you for […]
Generation Z is all about individuality and customization, and according to studies 55% of Gen Z’ers rather have the ability to design products that nobody owns. King Children is the latest eyewear company – powered by 3D printing technology- that is giving full design power to consumers. Purchasing a pair of glasses from King Children […]
The rigor of life in New York is hectic, and sometimes the stress of the constant go gets to us. Introducing a great way to relax is Binaural Dream, a newly launched unguided meditation app. This meditations found in the app consist of binaural beats which enhance happiness, gratitude, and sleep. Inspired by the founder’s own struggle […]
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You feel a sore throat coming on, you start overheating, and your body aches, but you know the drill… flip open your laptop and start Googling your symptoms, and before you know it you’ve self-diagnosed yourself with an illness. Thankfully K Health is here to change that. This is the first free primary care app […]
Financial literacy is absolutely critical and having exposure to investing at a young age is extraordinarily helpful. Just imagine if in every household that the same value that was placed on reading was also placed on financial literacy. Loved is an NYC startup that is doing that through its app that allows children to invest […]