Return Path provides consumer intelligence that keeps brands connected to their audiences by analyzing the world’s largest collection of email data to show senders how to strengthen their customer engagement and protect their brands from fraud. In other words, they’re trusted. And for good reason: Return Path runs the internet’s most widely used third-party whitelist. […]
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 this week including the fundings, exits, and events. As to be expected, with the holiday-shortened week, things were a bit slow last week.
It was not so much a debate as a “frank exchange.” I was exchanging emails with the founder of one of the larger startup pitch conferences. He had asked me if I would promote his event with some of the DreamIt startups who are currently fundraising. His events are pay-to-pitch and it’s fair to say […]
This is New York, where it’s all about connections, and it’s starting to show: New York is becoming a center for connected devices, which has fallen into a category that’s currently being referred to as the Internet of Things. It seems to be cropping up everywhere. Beacons in stadiums and stores. Devices that give us […]
Whether it’s your home or office, getting the place painted can sometimes get a little more colorful than you’d bargained for. Are the painters reliable? Will they finish on time? Will they show up in the first place? Will the paint get on the actual walls, or will you be left with a few more […]
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 this week including the fundings, exits, and events.
How should you go about the process when hiring sales reps? When it comes to hiring salespeople in startups, there is a lot of built up common knowledge: Do not hire salespeople until you are ready. Do not hire a VP of sales as your first sales hire. Do not hire salespeople straight out of […]
Online and mobile food ordering and delivery service OrderUp announced it raised $7 million in Series A venture funding led by Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures with participation from LivingSocial co-founder Tim O’Shaughnessy. The new investment will fund the acceleration of the company’s national growth plan and the continued development of its delivery technology and services. […]
They’re back from SF, where they participated in 500 Startups’ Batch 9. So, did they kill it? Investors Pejman Mar Ventures, who led the round, think so. Signature Capital, Green Visor Capital, 645 Ventures, Hamid Barkhordar, and 500 Startups, all of whom also participated, would definitely agree. Thinknum is a powerful web platform to value […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. This column will keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN THE ALLEY THIS WEEK DreamIt Ventures stole […]
If there’s any doubt at all in your mind about whether or not technology is starting to mature, 11-year-old Union Square-based Knoa Software just raised a $5.1M round for their workforce optimization software. Their patented software delivers real-time insights to make impactful decisions about workforce efficiency, optimization and employee motivation. In other words, they’re measuring […]