There were 405 acquisitions of New York companies in 2019, down from the 409 in 2018. Today, I shine a spotlight on 22 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired during 2019. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), time from founding to exit (the average for this group was 6.14 years), as well as investors and total funding raised by the target.
Streaming music service Spotify has acquired two NYC podcasting startups – Gimlet Media and Anchor. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed but reports pegged Gimlet’s acquisition price to be north of $200M
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 14 largest rounds in New York during the month of September. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, investors in the round, and date of funding to further the analysis for the state of venture capital in NYC. To maintain a […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN NYC […]
57M Americans listen to podcasts per month, up 23% year-over-year according to Edison Research. Yet, the podcasting experience hasn’t changed much since its early days. It’s been a typical, unidirectional broadcast similar to radio that doesn’t embrace technology – think square peg in round hole. Anchor is changing that. Launched in 2015, the NYC startup is […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/28/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.