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There were 405 acquisitions of New York companies in 2019, down from the 409 in 2018. Today, I shine a spotlight on 22 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired during 2019. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), time from founding to exit (the average for this group was 6.14 years), as well as investors and total funding raised by the target.
Direct-to-consumer shaving startup Harry’s has agreed to be acquired by Edgewell Personal Care, the parent company to Schick and other personal care brands that include Edge, Wilkinson Sword, Banana Boat, Playtex, Stayfree, and Hawaiian Tropic. The transaction is a combination of cash and stock with over $1.08B or 79% coming in cash. “When we launched […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 15 largest US startup funding rounds during the first quarter of 2018. I have included some additional information as well such as industry, date of funding, and investors in the round, to further the analysis. For the purposes of this analysis to maintain a focus on […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 20 NYC startup largest startup funding rounds during the fourth quarter of 2017. I have included some additional information as well such as round type, industry, brief description, date of funding, and total equity funding raised to further the analysis. For the purposes of this analysis […]
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 2/16/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.