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 […]
New York City
Over the last 13 weeks, Barclays FinTech Accelerator with Techstars has been grooming 10 companies night and day for demo day under the leadership of Techstars Managing Director Jenny Fielding. These companies received up to $120K in investment, mentorship from over 100 industry professionals, and now are ready to be released to the public. This […]
New York is the epicenter of the financial markets and has been so since the end of World War II. It’s home to the two largest stock exchanges in the world, handling hundreds of billions of dollars in transactions daily. Half of all wages paid in Manhattan are in the finance realm. 16+% of the workforce […]
Some facts about the “Big Apple”.
Find out how a number of founders got their start in NYC Tech!
The tech community is rife with conferences and expos. No matter if you only secured an expo-only badge and weren’t handed one of those fancy, multi-pocketed canvas conference bags: once you walk in, there will be plenty of giveaway bags, canvas totes and nylon pseudo backpacks in which to store all of that takeaway printed […]
Finding a new job is a job in itself – and so is closing the deal, when it comes to funding. Switch is a mobile job marketplace that allows tech and media professionals to search discreetly, browse intuitively and connect instantly with real hiring managers – and the company just raised a $1.4M seed round […]
Virgin America is the cream of the crop when it comes to high-tech in-flight entertainment, says tech columnist Molly Wood. Travelers can have wifi and free satellite television, all from their seat.
Pathgather is a new approach to enterprise learning that puts employees in control, and who knows what skills are needed to get the job done better than fellow employees? They actually motivate individuals to learn and connect around professional development, so companies end up with a smarter, more effective workforce. Social is the key element, […]
CompStak is a crowdsourced platform for commercial real estate information, with, everything that all parties involved need to know. But we mean everything. And when you have all the information landlords, brokers, lenders and even the media all need, all in one place, and it’s accurate and up to date, that’s a win. Especially when […]
Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of November, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Angel/Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series […]