Direct-to-consumer shaving startup Harry’s has agreed to be acquired by Edgewell Personal Care, the parent company to Schick and other personal care brands that include Edge, Wilkinson Sword, Banana Boat, Playtex, Stayfree, and Hawaiian Tropic. The transaction is a combination of cash and stock with over $1.08B or 79% coming in cash. “When we launched […]
WeWork has agreed to acquire Managed by Q, the platform for office management. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but sources indicate that the deal is a combination of equity and cash.
Unfortunately, everyone has heard countless tales of animal mistreatment at puppy stores. While we may think that going to a breeder is better, the reality may differ. The same goes for adopting a dog from a shelter. Good Dog is on a mission to provide transparency around the dog acquisition process. The newly-launched startup has built […]
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/11/19 featuring funding details for Gencove.
NYC Tech News for the week ending 2/9 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Aetion, Rebag, Little Spoon, and much more…
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/6/19 featuring funding details for Outlaw, By Humankind, and Little Spoon.
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 […]
A huge portion of New York City’s economy is driven by hourly workers and connecting hourly workers to job opportunities is super critical. Merlin is a socially-driven tech startup that matches hourly workers with employers through its customizable job search platform. On the platform, employers can narrow down their search to applicants who live close to […]