Many venture funds believe they can predict what is going to happen next and where. They invest based on that certainty, focusing in specific regions, or on specific types of tech, or, commonly, both. At our funds, we know it’s impossible to predict exactly what is going to happen next or where. Instead, we study […]
For most people, the face of your business is your customer experience. Customer experience is how people get their problems solved and how your company connects with its clients. Making that relationship as healthy as possible is key to ensuring that consumers trust and value your business, both during this crisis and beyond.
In 2012, Rahul Gandhi was living in Brooklyn when Hurricane Sandy hit. The amount of destruction and flooding required the need for temporary storage. That experience led to the founding of MakeSpace with the mission to change the complex, expensive, and labor-intensive experience of self-storage. Fast forward to today and MakeSpace is now available in 31 markets across North America, with over 30,0000 customers and has raised a total of $142.6M across seven rounds. Gandhi shares more about the impressive journey and future plans…
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/28/2020 featuring funding details for Tia, Variant Bio, and much more
Cassie Young, Operating Partner at Primary Venture Partners, provides a step-by-step guide on how startups should be correctly thinking about, using, and implementing Net Promoter Score (NPS) into their growth strategy.
The common reason given for operating a startup in stealth mode is that this prevents any competitor from stealing their idea and beating them to market. This paranoid approach costs them much more than the risk of being open.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/27/2020 featuring funding details for Bluecore, Baton, and much more.
It looks like we’re going to have scale down operations. Does this mean we’ve failed? Is this really just the start of our downward spiral? How should I be thinking about contraction?
Now may be the time to start or transform your business into a recurring revenue engine with subscriptions, or just add an option to get some extra sales growth. But be aware, these models bring with them a whole new psychology of selling, supporting, and measuring your success with customers. Do your homework before jumping in with both feet.
Any parent knows that a well-rested baby is a happy baby. Nanit, the smart baby sleep monitoring connected solution, uses data science and analytics to understand an infant’s sleep patterns to optimize sleep. CEO Sarah Dorsett shares more on the company’s product pipeline and recent funding round, which brings Nanit’s total funding raised to $49.6M.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/26/2020 featuring funding details for Statespace, Looking Glass Factory, and much more.