ClassPass, the monthly fitness subscription marketplace that features over 30,000 studios, gyms, and wellness providers, is being acquired by Mindbody, the technology platform that connects wellness providers to consumers and allows providers to manage their businesses. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but it’s an all-stock deal.
5 new funds of dry powder and key hires at the firms you’ll be pitching to. This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of July 2021 featuring must-know news including news for Schematic Ventures, BoxGroup, and much more.
We take a look at the 20 largest E-Commerce startup funding rounds in NYC history…
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 […]
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 […]
Handy, the booking platform for household service providers likes maids, handymen, plumbers, etc has been acquired by ANGI Home Services, the publicly-traded parent company to Angie’s List. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Flatiron Health, the leading cancer research platform and oncology software, has been acquired by Swiss pharmaceutical giant, Roche for $1.9B, marking the largest NYC tech acquisition in history. According to a press release, Flatiron will continue its current business model with the entire team joining Roche. “Roche has been a tremendous partner to us over […]
It’s always something. Wedding. Baby Shower. Graduation. Engagement party. Birthday. How much do we really need, and honestly? How much time do people waste returning gifts that they don’t really need or can’t really use. Enter Shareswell, a simple, secure platform that allows you to give the gift of stocks, and (can’t resist): CSL knows […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We are introducing This column will keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN THE ALLEY THIS WEEK […]
There’s something to be said for experience, and last week Columbia, one of the oldest colleges in the country, kicked off its first annual #StartupColumbia entrepreneurs competition with a fireside chat entitled New Venture Landscape: Then and Now. It was an interesting juxtaposition having on the stage Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners founder who has long […]
David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s–buying and selling baseball cards. Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90s. Although the bulk of his baseball card collection no longer exists due to a busted pipe in his parents’ basement, David and BoxGroup cofounder Adam Rothenberg are […]