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  • Bench Bookkeeping Service Cooks Up $7 Million Series A

    Bench Bookkeeping Service Cooks Up $7 Million Series A

    Bench, the TechStars-backed company that matches bookkeepers with businesses, has today closed a $7 million Series A round. The financing was led by Altos Ventures with participation from Contour Venture Partners. Bench started out as 10sheet, an algorithm-meets-human platform where SMBs could sign up to have all their transaction paperwork sent directly through the 10sheet system and then… Read More

  • ShopKeep’s Point Of Sale Software Rings Up $25 Million

    ShopKeep’s Point Of Sale Software Rings Up $25 Million

    With its latest $25 million financing, ShopKeep POS has come a long way from being the cobbled together point of sale software service for a single wine shop in Brooklyn’s leafy Ft. Greene neighborhood. The company’s history began six years ago with Jason Richelson’s frustration over finding a good enough point of sales software to run his expanding empire of wine shops… Read More

  • NYC SeedStart Is On The Hunt For Digital Media Startups

    If you have an idea for a startup in New York City, this might just be the summer for you to get that idea off the ground. There is no shortage of startup accelerators, incubators, and other venture programs to help get you started—from TechStars NYC and HackNY to DreamIt and FinTech for financial startups. And there is also NYC SeedStart, which is now taking applications for… Read More

  • NYC's FinTech Innovation Lab Calling Tech Talent To Wall Street

    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… Read More