23 new startup deals totaling ~$440M+ in new funding for NYC startups last week; several newly-minted unicorns. NYC Tech News for the week ending 10/9 featuring news for PERSUIT, Unacast, BrightHire, and much, much more.
Six new fundings totaling approximately a quarter of a BILLIOn dollars, that you absolutely need to know about. The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/5/2021 featuring funding details for Copia Automation, Studs, and much more.
A winner is a winner and teaching kids to code without having to type, well, that’s a winner. Hopscotch is a colorful drag-and-drop tool that not only teaches kids how to code – they’re building their own fun projects. Think of it as the legos for software – part tool, part toy, 100% mobile and […]
I am on the west coast and just woke up to all of this of the brouhaha around Paul Graham. I was considering calming down before I published a blog post, but really, what is the fun in that? Dear Paul Graham, Fred Wilson & anyone else who would like to read on: I know […]
We spoke with Hopscotch’s Samantha John to learn a bit more about her and her co-founder, Jocelyn Leavitt’s awesome, intuitive app that teaches kids how to code. By using the visual, programming language, kids can create and build their own games, animations, and programs. Inspired by MIT’s Scratch, John and Leavitt wanted to create a […]
Some of the leading ladies of the New York tech scene took time out of their schedules to talk about a subject they all are deeply passionate about – bringing more girls into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. The event, held at the Apple Store in SoHo, was hosted by Women Innovate […]
Category: Best Lifelong Learning App Award: $20,000 Today we speak with Jocelyn Leavitt and Samantha John, founders of Hopscotch and BigApps competition winners in the Best Lifelong Learning App category. Tell us about the app. Hopscotch is a visual programming language for iPad. It is the first ever language designed specifically for a […]