Instagram, Reddit, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Newsletters – the number of disparate platforms that we are engaging with to consume new content seems never-ending. River, a content discovery platform, encompasses all mediums to organize everything people are talking about online into bite-sized, shareable stories in real-time. River ensures that its community is fully anonymous, allowing users to discover new information and different perspectives than they may normally be exposed to through their own networks. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Jeremy Fisher to learn more about the team behind River, the company’s future plans, and recent round of funding from investors that include Founders Fund, .406 Ventures, Box Group, Scooter Braun, Josh Kushner, and Raised in Space.
In the wake of the pandemic small neighborhood coffee shops, bakeries, and cafes had to scramble to adopt mobile ordering and needed to place an emphasis on managing their supply chain to ensure survival. Odeko is the simple-to-use technology platform that allowed them to do both and quickly. CEO Dane Atkinson shares some insight on the company, its mission-driven purpose enabling neighborhood businesses to compete with the larger chains, and recent round of funding from investors that include GGV Capital, First Round, Primary Venture Partners, Box Group, Addition Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Y Combinator.
Between 2006 and 2030, the US population of adults aged 65+ is expected to double from 37M people to 71.5M according to the US Census Bureau. This burgeoning demographic is influencing the types of companies that are being launched as this generation is becoming increasingly tech-savvy with 82 percent of this segmented already use a […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 7/12/2019 featuring funding details for Merlin, Umbrella, and much more.
There are over 700,000 mental health professionals in the US alone with a 20% average growth rate year-over-year. Alma caters to this burgeoning community of mental health practitioners with its co-practicing community for therapists, coaches, and wellness professionals. Members are able to effectively grow their business with a tailored experience, complete with the tools and resources designed […]
NYC Tech News for the week ending 6/22 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for GoTenna, Quartet Health, Text IQ, and much more…