Streaming music service Spotify has acquired two NYC podcasting startups – Gimlet Media and Anchor. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed but reports pegged Gimlet’s acquisition price to be north of $200M
According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 409 acquisitions of New York companies in 2018, up from 354 in 2017. Today, I shine a spotlight on 25 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2018. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as well […]
Hospitality technology platform Reserve has been acquired by Resy to become the largest private reservation service in the US. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Since we started selling Reserve table management in 2015, we’ve demonstrated strong growth by expanding our product offering and geographic footprint to provide an alternative system that’s actually aligned with […]
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 for the week of 6/17/18 to 6/23/18 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events. CLICK HERE […]
Dating app Hinge has been acquired by the Match Group, which owns and operates over 50 global relationship brands including Match, Tinder, OKCupid, and Plenty of Fish. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed but Match is acquiring a 51% stake in Hinge with the option to purchase the remaining shares over the […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 5/18/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
The best way to get a meeting with Ellie Wheeler of Greycroft Partners is if it’s through a warm introduction. If you’re unsure as to what such a thing would entail, don’t worry: it isn’t nearly as daunting as it sounds. All it means is that Wheeler is more likely to see an entrepreneur if […]