The traditional and typically unpleasant car dealership experience is being replaced by technology. Sitting at the center of this behavioral change is Vroom, the national online auto retailer that offers thousands of reconditioned vehicles in peak condition, delivered directly to the consumer with a few clicks. Vroom’s private-seller acquisition model enables sellers to receive cash offers for […]
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A huge portion of New York City’s economy is driven by hourly workers and connecting hourly workers to job opportunities is super critical. Merlin is a socially-driven tech startup that matches hourly workers with employers through its customizable job search platform. On the platform, employers can narrow down their search to applicants who live close to […]
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. Have notable company news that you […]
MIT student Erica Swallow is finding out how unwelcoming the world of venture capital can be for women. She discusses her experiences with Sara Murray.
When J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler met with founders of upstart eyewear maker Warby Parker one-and-a-half years ago, the first thing the retail legend advised them to do was open a store. Now, after that fateful conversation, Warby Parker has debuted its flagship store in New York City earlier this month. Founded 3 years ago by […]