Steve Jobs once said that everyone in this country should learn how to code; however, many people shy away from coding due to the steep learning curve that is required to create a fully functional website or app. Glitch, the two-year-old NYC startup launched by the team behind Trello (acquired) and Stack Overflow, gives everyone the […]
According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 354 acquisitions of New York companies in 2017, up from 238 in 2016. Today, I shine a spotlight on 13 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2017. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as […]
Fog Creek Software’s website claims that they build great companies. Must be true, as they’re spinning out yet another company, Trello, a free app that makes working on group projects as easy as using sticky notes on your whiteboard, as its own company. And they just closed $10.3 million in funding, co-led by Spark Capital and […]
With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We are introducing this new column to keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week.
I attended the latest Startupfix demo night at Culturefix, a trendy bar/art gallery on Lower East Side. Co-sponsored by Flavorpill, this event definitely edged on the trendy side; however, it also walked the line of being poorly run. Britt Payne and Ksenia Voropaeva recently took command of the event, and are trying to make […]