New York

  • Join Us For Hardware Alley In New York, Won’t You?

    Join Us For Hardware Alley In New York, Won’t You?

    We want to see you in New York for Disrupt NY 2015, our annual celebration of all things startup. It’s a great time. You get to meet great funders and VCs and I’d love to meet you. Hardware is my favorite thing in the world and you’re some of my favorite people. Disrupt runs from May 4 to May 6 and will be held at the Manhattan Center in New York City. It’s an amazing… Read More

  • We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

    We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

    Disrupt NY will be here in no time, and you know what that means. You should probably get started on Disrupt NY Battlefield applications. We’re about to close submissions so we want you to be able to get your application in ASAP. For those of you who don’t yet know, the Startup Battlefield is a world-renowned startup competition. It’s like the Gymnastics portion of the… Read More

  • Are You Ready For The Barcelona Meetup?

    Are You Ready For The Barcelona Meetup?

    We’re less than a week away from the Pitch-Off in Barcelona and we’re excited to see you. If you’ve purchased tickets already, good for you. They are a rare commodity. If you haven’t then you’re kind of out of luck because the event is sold out. Special dispensations may be made if you contact us but I doubt we can help. If you didn’t make pitch-off the cut… Read More

  • Join Us In Barcelona For A Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off During MWC

    Join Us In Barcelona For A Mini-Meetup And Pitch-Off During MWC

    Hello, friendly folks. We are planning on holding a mini-meetup in Barcelona during MWC, offering you guys a chance to pitch TC writers and potentially hold a pitch-off for free tickets to Disrupt New York. We need your help. Since this is an ad hoc thing, we’ll need a little assistance in choosing a venue and potentially a drinks sponsor. I have heard good things about El Nacional but… Read More

  • Selling An Ad Platform For Mobile Apps, Appwiz Raises $1.4 Million

    Selling An Ad Platform For Mobile Apps, Appwiz Raises $1.4 Million

    Pitching an advertising platform targeting mobile application developers has netted the startup company Appwiz $1.4 million in new financing. The company was founded in the summer of 2012 as a software development kit for Android developers, according to chief executive officer Yariv Ron. But as Ron and his team were developing their technology, they realized that there was a monetization… Read More

  • The Rise And Future Of The New York Startup Ecosystem

    The Rise And Future Of The New York Startup Ecosystem

    Like many who have been active in the New York startup ecosystem over the past decade, I am optimistic about its future. The last 10 years have seen an increasing number of startup successes in New York. Read More

  • Floored Raises $5.26 Million To Make More 3D Scans For Real Estate With Its Laser Sensors

    Floored Raises $5.26 Million To Make More 3D Scans For Real Estate With Its Laser Sensors

    New York-based startup Floored just closed a $5.26 million Series A funding round led by RRE Ventures to fuel its business. This round seems to be all about growth and going to the next level. Greycroft Partners also invested in today’s round, as well as existing investors Lerer Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Previously, the company had raised $1 million in seed… Read More

  • MakeSpace, A Dropbox For Real Life Storage, Launches In New York Today, Having Raised $1.3M

    MakeSpace, A Dropbox For Real Life Storage, Launches In New York Today, Having Raised $1.3M

    The phrase “storage unit,” brings to mind one of two things: high-volume drug deals, or a huge hassle. Either way, not good. A startup called MakeSpace is launching in New York today with the promise of making storage ridiculously convenient, by providing on-demand pick-up and drop-off to their storage facilities in Jersey City. To get the operation off the ground, MakeSpace has… Read More

  • Deliv Raises $6.85 Million To Bring Same-Day Delivery To A Store Near You

    Deliv Raises $6.85 Million To Bring Same-Day Delivery To A Store Near You

    Investors have recently piled millions into same-day delivery startups such as New York’s Zipments and San Francisco’s PostMates, and now Palo Alto firm Deliv has become the latest beneficiary, with plans to use a $6.85 million series A investment to hire new staff and roll out services to hundreds of retailers located in shopping malls across America. Read More

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