According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 409 acquisitions of New York companies in 2018, up from 354 in 2017. Today, I shine a spotlight on 25 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2018. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as well […]
Most days I feel like I’m sitting in my car with a lead foot on the pedal. The engine is roaring. But I’m in neutral. I’m stationary. I’m still in my driveway. If you have ever set out to do your own thing, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Since my freshman year in college, […]
Starting on the first day of your new company, one of your most important jobs will be recruiting a team around you. That includes co-founders, employees and even your supporting cast like lawyers and accountants. Anyone that works on behalf of your company is someone you will need to recruit as the best people always have […]
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 this week including the fundings, exits, and events.
We all want to have a beautifully designed website and yet, it’s surprisingly hard. So what is it that great designers know that the rest of us don’t? The key to great web design is really very simple: you’ve got to understand the universal rules of good design and follow them, all the time. Let’s […]
Well it wasn’t all glamour and glitz last week in Cannes. It seems some actual work was completed, at least among 60 CMOs who participated in the Adobe-chaired Marketing2020 round table which examined the role and creation of purposeful brands, the structure, role and capabilities of marketing, how to analyze big data in marketing, the […]
An Angel in New York: David Tisch David Tisch, a self-proclaimed lover of hoodies, jam bands and ellipses, is an angel investor with BoxGroup, where he is also managing partner, and co-founder of TechStars NYC. With a focus on early stage technology startups, Tisch’s typical investment ranges from $50,000 to $250,000. He and his co-founder, […]