Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/12/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Creepy robots, jetpack bodysuits, advanced weapons, prostheses … All very different, yet all tied together by one entity — DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA was created by Dwight D. Eisenhower after the Soviet Union surprised the U.S. with the launch of the Sputnik satellite in 1958.
It was not so much a debate as a “frank exchange.” I was exchanging emails with the founder of one of the larger startup pitch conferences. He had asked me if I would promote his event with some of the DreamIt startups who are currently fundraising. His events are pay-to-pitch and it’s fair to say […]
We need to retain brain capital in the U.S. as the foreign nationals who exit our universities with graduate degrees are currently not allowed to stay. Entrepreneurs return home and end up competing with American companies – removing potential jobs that should be kept in the U.S. Foreign Harvard graduates who partner with peer entrepreneurs […]
William Porteous is a General Partner with RRE Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in New York City. Porteous focuses largely on early-stage investments in technology; more singularly, he hones in on enterprise, consumer media, digital media and mobile technology. He joined the firm in 2000 initially as an Associate and soon became a […]
Discussing what entrepreneurship is really about, with Stewart Thornhill, University of Michigan, and Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments Chairman.
Every year, thousands of commencement speeches are delivered at schools around the country. Many of them carry inspirational, motivational and uplifting messages. However, there are always a few that stand out above the crowd. Here is a list of 10 speeches that we think are more than worth your time. Let us know what commencement […]
“We are just not sure it’s worth 6% of our company.” Accepting the position of Managing Director in charge of DreamIt’s NY startup accelerator meant a lot of things, two of which include: Meeting a lot of really, really interesting startups 🙂 Far less time for writing for AlleyWatch 🙁 One recent experience cut right […]
A New York VC Spotlight: Stuart Ellman of RRE Ventures Stuart Ellman has accomplished many things in the 25 years since he graduated college, including cofounding RRE Ventures, one of the largest early-stage venture capital and investment firms in New York City. In the nearly two decades since its founding, RRE Ventures has raised 5 […]
Entrepreneur hopefuls need to take a close look at the university they chose to attend. The University Entrepreneurship Report by Accounting Degree compared funding and deals pulled in from the graduates from six universities. Combined, alumni from Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley, NYU, U Penn, and MIT raised $12.6 billion across 559 deals. While Stanford is […]
Record companies learned years ago that suing private citizens for millions of dollars over illegally downloaded songs makes for bad PR. Still, a number of old cases are still making their way through the legal system. Just yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld a massive legal judgment against a 20-year-old […]