Food52, the content and commerce destination for those interested in cooking and food that has an active community of over 16M, has been acquired by TCG Capital Management, an affiliate of The Chernin Group, the media holding company founded by broadcast executive Peter Chernin in 2009. The exact terms of the transaction were not disclosed […]
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 […]
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…
Welcome back to Inside the Mind of a NYC Angel Investor, a new series at AlleyWatch in which we speak with New York City-based Angel Investors. In the hot seat this time is Joanne Wilson of Gotham Gal Ventures. Joanne is a prolific blogger, Host of Positively Gotham Gal, and Cofounder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Festival. Joanne sat […]
While it’s true that we all have to eat, and there are plenty of cooking sites out there, Food52 is smart about it. It’s a content and commerce destination where you can find everything you need in your cooking life, from the fish recipe you need for tonight’s dinner, to the how to’s for broiling […]
When was the last time someone disrupted the hot water heater? Isi Technologies presented a connected water heater that is redefining how the world will heat – and use – water, and saves on energy usage and oh, yes, money. Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson, who was one of the Battlefield judges, along with John […]
Today we hear from Susan Sandler, a mentor and marketer who has been in the online industry since the early days of Web 1.0 in NYC, and who has been leading or starting businesses every since. Founder and CEO of Sandler Co. and PopUpSummer!, an alternative PopUp retailing company, she has given counsel and advice to BirchBox, Haven’s Kitchen, and FilmBuff.com, and shares her unique insights with us as well.
Let’s face it: during sports season – football, baseball, whatever – women often get sidelined. Well, time out! During the Season is a site for women who want to know more about different sport, for those who don’t particularly care, for those who want to understand what makes the sports fans in their lives tick […]