Armed with some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we’ve broken down the 10 largest Series B rounds of all time in NYC. I have included some additional information as well, such as year of funding, industry, investors in the round, and current status of the company, to further the analysis. In order to maintain a focus on conventional tech startups, pharmaceutical and biotech companies were removed from the data.
I’ve been advising and mentoring startups and growth companies for years and I find myself always pushing them to try something new, for the sake of growth and survival. When you try new things, you make mistakes, and I’ve seen many. Smart companies learn from their own mistakes, but some don’t pay enough attention to […]
I’m always meeting young entrepreneurs who are in need of capital to support the early costs associated with starting a business. With so many funding options out there, raising funds can be a confusing and somewhat overwhelming exercise. Further complicating the issue, the type of funding you pursue will depend on the particular needs of […]
While raising outside capital is not the only way to obtain financing for a startup, it seems to be the preferred method for new technologies where revenue or a business model is unclear. A common trend is emerging: more often than not, I hear that folks are raising their “seed round,” typically the initial money […]