Since the settlement of New York in the 17th century, the city’s economy has been rooted in commerce. In fact, the thriving beaver population in the region and the immense demand for beaver pelts in Europe led to the creation of the trading colonies in the New World. Over the last 400+ years, trade has […]
ELOQUII, an e-Commerce apparel site designed for fashion-loving women sizes 14-24, has raised approximately $6M in a Series A round of funding led by Greycroft Partners. Other investors who participated in the round include Daher Capital, Bassett Investment Group, Fabrice Grinda, Jose Marin, Western Technology Investment, Ben Sun, and Female Founders Fund. Ellie Wheeler from Greycroft Partners and Anu […]
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 this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN THE ALLEY THIS […]
Buy, buy! Sell, sell! It’s not all about Wall Street. New York has long been a center for commerce, and e-commerce is no exception. Here are some of the e-commerce enablers who are transforming the city from pure brick and mortar to click and order, and/or who have facilitated the process. They’re the e-commerce players […]
Steve Jacobs, Chief Information Officer at Gilt.com, the members-only shopping site that gives insiders instant access to today’s top designer labels at up to 60% off retail is here to fill us in on what’s on the horizon for them in 2014.
CTOs and COOs from the likes of Etsy, Charity Water and Knewton talked about the ins and outs of running a startup in New York City. NYU’s Kimmel Rosenthal center was filled to capacity for Tech In Motion’s largest meetup in the city to date. It was no wonder: the agenda for the evening […]
Question: What’s one thing female founders need to know before pitching their company to investors for the first time? KNOW YOUR NON-NEGOTIABLES “Be clear about your company’s vision, mission and values – these are your non-negotiables. If investors believe in the strategic direction you’ve set, they’ll want to see more. I see too many […]
So you missed TechCrunch Disrupt this week. Well, here are 12 quotes to keep you in the loop… “Don’t start a company just because you can. Do it because you have the conviction.” – Naval Ravikant (Angel List) “It’s all about skills, folks! People should be trying really big crazy things these days!” – […]