littleBits Electronics, the open-source library and maker of electronic modules and kits to foster STEM learning, has been acquired by Boulder-based Sphero. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “When I studied engineering, it was top-down, test-based,” said Ayah Bdeir, founder of littleBits. “I hated it and wanted to quit every semester. Then I […]
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes 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 fundings for the week ending 8/3/19 featuring funding details for Sense, Ordermark, Compass, and much much more.
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 7/27/19 featuring funding details for Heap, Robinhood, Quiq, and much much more.
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 5/25/19 featuring funding details for Marqeta, DoorDash, Auth0, and much much more.
NYC Tech News for the week ending 3/2 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Eden Health, TheGuarantors, 2019 NYC Tech Influencers, and much more…
Adtech is alive and well! Ad agencies may be facing an uncertain future now that companies are looking internally to manage their programmatic ad buying, powered by a set of sophisticated tools, the likes of which were never available before without an expensive, custom solution. Beeswax, billed as “Bidder-as-a-Service”, is an adtech platform that can […]
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 […]
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 News this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN NYC […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/23/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
The acquisition highlights the shifting dynamic of the workforce and the growing importance of freelancers and contractors.