The need to protect consumer privacy online has been in the spotlight lately, more than ever. In February the U.S. Senate created a new Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, which will be chaired by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. AdWeek quoted Franken <a href=”">saying , “The boom of new technologies over the last several years has made it easier to keep in touch with… → Read More
Big Apple business leaders are at it again—trying to make New York City as sweet a home as can be for tech startups, this time with a 12-week bootcamp-type program, called the FinTech Innovation Lab. The lab is geared for entrepreneurs with skills and concepts that could benefit Wall Street.
According to a statement from the New York City Investment Fund, the U.S. financial services industry… → Read More
Exclusive – Totsy, a private sale site targeting moms of kids aged 0-7 (and moms-to-be), has raised $5 million in Series A funding from DFJ Gotham and Rho Ventures. The financing round follows the startup’s recent “acquisition” of competitor bTrendie’s member base.
Totsy is the umpteenth niche-specific (in this case, for everything from prenatal care products, baby gear, travel accessories to… → Read More