The vast majority of individuals make their livings from wages, salaries, or other forms of labor compensation. However, this is changing as our outlook on work and how income is earned continues to evolve. For the most affluent, a large portion of their total income is derived from capital investments; there are countless services available that are catered to manage the sophisticated finances for this group. Harness Wealth is an accessible digital wealth management solution for the needs of people that have sizable equity-based holdings but aren’t necessarily affluent yet. The digital platform is a hub that focuses on financial, tax, and estate planning that connects founders, employees, and investors with vetted professionals and advisory firms. The target audience has tremendous demands on their time and optimizing their financial health often isn’t top of mind. Yet, decisions made now can have an outsized impact in the future for wealth creation. Founded in 2018, Harness Wealth now has over 1000 advisers to make wealth management accessible to this increasing portion of the population with investable assets that are seeking hybrid solutions. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Founder David Snider to learn more about the inspiration for the business, the company’s strategic plans, latest round of funding, from investors that include Jackson Square Ventures, Bain Capital, GingerBread Capital, FJ Labs, i2BF, Torch Capital, Activant, NFP Ventures, First Minute Capital, Liquid2 Ventures, Alleycorp, Marc Benioff, Paul Edgerley, and Ori Allon.
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 7/3/21 featuring funding details for ShipBob, LocoNav, Alto, and twenty-five other rounds that you need to know about.
College seniors finishing up their last semesters in 2020 expected to graduate going into the most robust market in history. Instead, the pandemic hit, causing an unprecedented disruptive effect on the job market and on corporations seeking talent. RippleMatch is a virtual-first early-recruitment platform that lets employers connect with college students and recent graduates that they may not have otherwise. As the pandemic also exposed the lack of diversity in the workplace, the platform also helps ensure that employers are recruiting from diverse talent pools. RippleMatch allows employers to tap into a pool of candidates from 1300+ universities and provides supporting solutions for recruitment marketing, branding, virtual events, and analytics. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Andrew Myers to learn more about how RippleMatch helps corporations attract diverse candidates, the company’s future strategic plans, recent round of funding from investors that include Invus Opportunities, Renegade Partners, Gaingels, G20, Work-Bench, Alleycorp, Bullpen Capital, and Accomplice
With so much going on in the cityÕs thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of the things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News for the week ending 2/6 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events featuring news for Garner Health, Stash, panOpen, and much, much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/3/2021 featuring funding details for Stash, Garner Health, and much more.
NYC Tech News for the week ending 11/28 featuring news for Fakespot, Cure Hydration, and much more including how to get a pair of Beats Headphones from our featured partner…
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/24/2020 featuring funding details for Current, Hellosaurus, and much more.
Sports are meant to bring fans together but the pandemic has made our love of sports more isolating with fans now forced to turn to technology platforms to share their passion. Flick, founded by the founders of Fanduel, is the mobile chat and engagement platform built exclusively for sports fans. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder, CEO, and repeat entrepreneur Nigel Eccles to learn how his experience cofounding FanDuel inspired him to build Flick, the company’s experience raising virtually during the pandemic, and recent funding round from investors that include AlleyCorp, Bullpen Capital, Everblue Management, Amity Ventures, and Courtside Ventures
NYC Tech News for the week ending 10/24 featuring news for Flick, Lili, Here, and much more…
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/20/2020 featuring funding details for Polymarket, Canela Media, and much more.
NYC Tech News for the week ending 6/13 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Lemonade, RapidSOS, Squire, and much more…