NYC Tech News for the week ending 5/30 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Cloud9, Ezra, NEOU, and much more…
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 6/6/20 featuring funding details for RiskIQ, Inky, Vacasa, and much much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/2/2020 featuring funding details for Ezra, Gesture, and much more.
The Dublin Web Summit was a veritable who’s who of tech, past and present. And probably future, considering that some 2000+ startups were present. Only time will tell. It’s where the tech world meets and given that, of course they had something to say… “Silicon Valley is white men talking to white men about white […]
They’re back from SF, where they participated in 500 Startups’ Batch 9. So, did they kill it? Investors Pejman Mar Ventures, who led the round, think so. Signature Capital, Green Visor Capital, 645 Ventures, Hamid Barkhordar, and 500 Startups, all of whom also participated, would definitely agree. Thinknum is a powerful web platform to value […]
Venture capital firms always have a philosophy by which investments are made. This helps investors evaluate the VC fund to understand where their money is going and the types of companies the VC focuses on. Angel investors have generally never been as focused. However, ever since Dave McClure issued a treatise on his investment style back in […]
Angel investing is hot… and not just because it’s so cool. When, for over a decade, single-digit Venture Capital returns qualify as “top quartile,” seed stage investments have generated 27% ROI. (2) So it is only natural that family offices and high net worth individuals are eager to get exposure to this sector. The only […]
During a fireside chat at SXSW, Georgetown Angels’ General Partner Andrew Romans spoke with Dave McClure, founding partner of 500 Startups, a global early-stage seed fund and accelerator program, to discuss McClure’s insights and 500 Startups’ practices. In addition, five startups pitched at the event including Partender, Rchery, CoinMKT, MusicQubed and Dealflicks. Many in the […]
The new infographic from Fundable and Empact shows us the faces behind the top 5 angel investors of 2013. Aydin Senkut, a senior manager at Google, funds about 12 to 15 startups a year; some of his more famous investments include Shopify and Disqus. David Lee, founder and managing partner of SV Angel, has been […]
Entrepreneurs are competitive by nature — it’s a trait we need to survive. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look to form strategic partnerships with other entrepreneurs. In fact, a startup in a separate industry should be seen as an ally and a potential investment. Investing doesn’t always mean contributing large sums of cash. That […]
With the cost of entry at an all-time low, and the odds of success equally low, more and more entrepreneurs are starting multiple companies concurrently. This “parallel entrepreneur” idea has been around since at least the days of Thomas Edison, and for the new generation of entrepreneurs, who have been multi-tasking since birth, it’s probably […]