The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/8/2019 featuring funding details for Amperon and much more.
To the We Company Management Team: WeWork’s company values encourage us to be “entrepreneurial, inspired, authentic, tenacious, grateful and together.” Today, we are embracing these qualities wholeheartedly as we band together to ensure the well-being of our peers. We come from many departments across the company: building maintenance, cleaning, community, design, product, engineering and more. […]
Recently, the Interior Department ordered the grounding of its drone fleet that was made in China or contained Chinese parts. This comes on the heels of similar actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security in May and the United States Army in 2017. While political pundits credit the ban to the Trump administration’s policy initiatives […]
In my role as a mentor to entrepreneurs and an angel investor, I find that too many are stuck in this myth that a good pitch, and good marketing content, should consist of more product features, and more hype on customer benefits. Naturally, these are important, but real winning content has to start with a […]
There are about 40M software developers in the world, and many of these developers have used platforms such as Reddit to share ideas and collaborate. But DEV may be providing a superior alternative. DEV is the social network for software developers of all backgrounds and experience levels to connect, collaborate, and share ideas. DEV is […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/7/2019 featuring funding details for DEV, Reonomy, and much more.
I’ve been following Facebook since I called Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, a month after launch, and offered to buy the company (I was running Bolt at the time). In March, 2010, I published the first Wall Street style research report on Facebook on Tumblr, with a $100 billion five year price target (it was actively trading in the private […]
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of an NYC VC, a highly acclaimed series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with leading New York City-based Venture Capitalists. In the hot seat this time is Will McClelland, Cofounder and Partner at Elizabeth Street Ventures, the early-stage consumer-focused venture firm, investing out of its inaugural fund. Since its founding in […]
Remember sneaking into an older sibling or your parents’ closet and browsing through which shirt you planned on “borrowing”. This unofficial method of borrowing is being completely reinvented with the latest peer-to-peer fashion platform Wardrobe. Since people only wear 20% of their wardrobe regularly, this platform creates a new revenue stream by allowing people to […]
Normally, there is a negative implication when people say “it doesn’t fit anymore”, but this implication does not apply when it comes to outgrowing office space! In commercial real estate (CRE), flourishing companies contribute to 75 percent of the leases that are signed every year. SquareFoot is the CRE company that is dedicated to helping […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/6/2019 featuring funding details for SquareFoot, Wardrobe, and much more.