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  • Curioos Opens Up Marketplace For Its Digital Art Platform

    Curioos Opens Up Marketplace For Its Digital Art Platform

    Curioos has been selling art prints from digital artists for a few years now. But it’s been a cumbersome work to add new artists to the website. That’s why the company is automatizing the listing process by switching to a marketplace approach. Any digital artist can now submit their work and get revenue from Curioos prints. Read More

  • Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Approaches $15 Million Target For Second Fund

    Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Approaches $15 Million Target For Second Fund

    Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, a three-year-old, seed-stage venture firm led by its founder and sole general partner, Charlie O’Donnell, is about to close its second fund with $15 million, up from an $8.3 million debut fund closed last year. It’s a meaningful milestone for O’Donnell, who got his start in venture capital as an analyst at Union Square Ventures and later worked as… Read More

  • FanDuel And DraftKings Fight Back, File Lawsuits Against NY Attorney General

    FanDuel And DraftKings Fight Back, File Lawsuits Against NY Attorney General

    After NY’s Attorney General ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to cease and desist all operations in the state, the two companies have responded, filing lawsuits seeking an injunction against the order. “Today, we have taken decisive legal action to prevent a unilateral, misinformed and legally misguided attempt by the New York Attorney General to act as “judge, jury and… Read More

  • NYC’s FinTech Innovation Lab Exposes FinTech Startups To Wall Street

    NYC’s FinTech Innovation Lab Exposes FinTech Startups To Wall Street

    Now in its sixth year, the NY FinTech Innovation Lab is looking for another batch of fintech startups that want to disrupt Wall Street. Co-founded by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the 12-week program helps early fintech startups get exposure to top Wall Street banks. The group is partnered with 15 financial institutions, including American Express, Bank of America… Read More

  • Quirky Files For Bankruptcy While Flextronics Puts Up A $15M Bid For Wink

    Quirky Files For Bankruptcy While Flextronics Puts Up A $15M Bid For Wink

    Quirky, the long-suffering startup that was once held up as a model for bridging the maker movement and corporate world, has filed for bankruptcy. Read More

  • NYC Rises As A Hub For Software-As-A-Service Startups Crunch Network

    NYC Rises As A Hub For Software-As-A-Service Startups

    As the market continues to mature, and as we watch a blossoming of SaaS activity in New York City, we believe that NYC is poised to become a genuine leader in the formation of companies leading the next wave of enterprise transformation. Read More

  • LockedOut: An Uber For Locksmiths

    LockedOut: An Uber For Locksmiths

    By now, it’s clear that we will see “Uber for [x]” companies until there is indeed an Uber for everything. Here is the latest one: LockedOut — an Uber for locksmiths. The locksmith experience is pretty much on-demand already, but LockedOut founder Ray Wang argues that the locksmith market (especially in New York, where the service is now in beta) isn’t exactly great. Read More

  • Cities As Platforms Crunch Network

    Cities As Platforms

    Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms.YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model, creating a platform with digital engagement at its core. And the catalyst for Google’s exponential growth trajectory was when… Read More