We take a look at the 20 largest E-Commerce startup funding rounds in NYC history…
Here is how I envision the future of fashion retail. Some of the companies mentioned in the article below are already starting to make this vision possible. A customer feels a need to buy a new fashion item, goes to a virtual shopping street or enters a virtual mall where he or she chooses a […]
According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 354 acquisitions of New York companies in 2017, up from 238 in 2016. Today, I shine a spotlight on 13 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2017. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as […]
Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ years, trade has […]
Parcel, the last-mile delivery company, founded in 2013 by Jesse Kaplan has been acquired by Walmart. Terms of the deals were not disclosed although a Walmart representative mentioned in a blog post that this acquisition was less in value than recent acquisitions (Jet $3.3B, Bonobos $310M). The acquisition will allow Walmart to offer same delivery […]
This installment of Women in NYC Tech is presented by Kali. Kali is a chemical-free, organic tampon and pads subscription service. Stop using boring, chemical sticks and start caring about your lady parts. Kali – Not Your Mother’s Tampons. Much has been said and written about the lack of women in the tech sector, be it as […]
Before it became the menswear ecommerce behemoth that it is today, Bonobos began by selling one product: better-tailored khaki pants. Founders Andy Dunn and Brian Spaly wanted to solve a couple of sartorial problems common to men: “diaper butt,” the unbecoming pouch of material under the derriere; and clown shoes, an unflattering optical illusion brought […]
Another busy week in NYC tech with some notable fundings and a few acquisitions as well!