Welcome to this installment of NYC Tech Voices. Building a great team is the lifeblood of growing startups. Talent serves as the foundation of every organization and hiring needs to be done very deliberately, especially at the early stages as early employees are instrumental in shaping the culture and outlook for a venture. Today, we […]
Symbi, the roommate matching service, has been acquired by Roomi, the dedicated marketplace for shared housing. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “By joining forces with Roomi, our users can now tap into the broader Roomi ecosystem to find their perfect roommate match,” said Symbi cofounders Simone Kalmakis and Peter Kalmakis. “We have gotten […]
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. Have notable company news that you would like […]
City living is expensive and housing is at the top of the expense list. One of the ways to soften the blow is to find roommates to minimize costs. However, finding the ideal roommate is not always easy, especially in a city like New York. First you may think to turn to your friends and […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 11/13/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new funding.
I’ve played a role in founding three startups, but I’d never tackled the trials of fundraising until Roomi. Within a year, I raised $2 million. Convincing someone to invest in your brainchild is one of the biggest challenges a founder faces, and solo founders are often perceived by investors as an unsafe bet. In theory, […]
This is where sharing gets very personal, and you want to find the right space and roommate. Roomi covers you on both fronts.