New York is one of the most stressful cities to live in, so it’s no surprise that the very first Massage On Demand® company, Zeel, was started here in NYC in 2010. However, Zeel’s same-day booking platform has proven so effective and popular that 11,000 licensed massage therapists have joined its network that spans across […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/10/2019 featuring funding details for Homevest and much more.
Watching the news today is reminiscent of the sound of fingernails screeching down a chalkboard. Few reporters take the time to truly analyze the context of their stories from superstorms to mass shootings to the widespread adoption of autonomous systems. Even trade publications are guilty of hyping pole-dancing robots over articles about the future of work. […]
An entrepreneur is literally “one who creates a new business.” The best new businesses are ones that have never been done before, so mastering creativity and recognizing creativity are key skills and mindsets. But how does one recognize and nurture creativity in a person or team? In researching this question, I reviewed a classic book […]
Immigrants face a lot of uncertainty and challenges when settling into a new country. Many of the routine things that citizens overlook like obtaining a driver’s license are a lot more complex when you’re an immigrant. Support from a community can tremendously help and technology can accelerate the acclimation process for those who have left […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/9/2019 featuring funding details for Vic.ai, Harvest Platform, and much more.
Both of our fund families focus on consumer products. Social Starts takes the angle of commerce and focuses on Digitally Native Brands based purely on their market characteristics. Joyance focuses on consumer goods derived from deep science with high emotional content. For us, Digitally Native Brands must deliver a generational opportunity to invest in a […]
Large corporations and conglomerates, the engines of growth and vitality in the twentieth century, have lost their edge and their image. They have proven themselves unable to innovate, and they have lost more jobs than they create. My friends who “grew up” with lifetime careers in General Motors, Exxon Mobil, or even IBM, are now […]
NYC Tech News for the week ending 9/7 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Even Financial, Loadsmart, T-REX, and much more…
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 9/7/19 featuring funding details for Loadsmart, OpenGov, VRChat, PerimeterX, and much much more.