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The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 1/21/19
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 1/19/19 featuring funding details for Niantic, Rubrik, Outdoorsy, and much, much more….
Infor Raises Another $1.5B as it Prepares to be the Largest NYC Tech IPO in History
Infor builds complete industry suites in the cloud for industry specific companies and its CEO Charles Phillips discusses creating a powerful software company.
The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 1/18/19
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 1/18/19 featuring funding details for Spell and ATeam Army.
These 12 US Startups Raised the Most Funding in December 2018
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest US startup funding rounds from December 2018. I have included some additional information such as industry, company...
Business Lessons from the Great Conductors
This piece brilliantly ties together leadership lessons from the great conductors in music to similar leadership lessons in the business world.
4 Keys To Consciously Making Your Team More Creative
Most entrepreneurs I know are individually very innovative, but a successful startup can’t be a one-man show (for long). That means they need to build an innovative team, which is not a skill that...
This NYC Startup Raises Another $7M for its Digital Vending Machine That Brings Product Discovery to a New Level
The old-fashioned vending machines that sit in the office kitchen or in the rooms that house the ice machines at hotels are soon to go extinct. Vengo Labs has redefined the concept of vending...
The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 1/17/19
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 1/17/19 featuring funding details for HyperScience, ReKTGlobal, and Wellthy.
We Asked New Yorkers What the Price of Bitcoin Will Be at the End of 2019 and Here’s What They Had to Say
2018 was a tumultuous year for bitcoin, starting the year at $13,950 coming off all-time highs close to $20K and ending the year at $3,896 down 72% for the year. We chatted with a few Bitcoin...
Creating the Next Big Startup Takes More Than Passion
Every aspiring entrepreneur I know is convinced that his or her idea could be the next big startup, blossoming into a billion dollar unicorn. Yet I find that only a few are able to put their...
The Farmer’s Dog Raises Another $39M for Fresh Meals for Your Dog
Cranking the can opener to reveal your dog’s next meal is normally accompanied with a horrific stench and a mish-mosh of ingredients that are far beyond recognition. Food for man’s best friend has...
The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 1/16/19
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 1/16/19 featuring a mega round for Infor.
The Best B2B Marketing Strategy for 2019
When companies ask me what B2B marketing strategies they should leverage, I always tell them the same thing: The “High School Party” Strategy. Think back to high school… For a lot of “mid-tier”...
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One of my all-time favorite anecdotes for motivating people describes how Charles Schwab turned around a struggling mill with little more than a piece of chalk. Here’s how Dale Carnegie describes...
The Average Startup Overnight Success Takes Six Years
Every startup founder knows implicitly that startup success is a long hard road. Yet we always dream that we are the exception to the rule. So once in a while, it’s good to look at some facts to...
When VCs “Own” Your Startup’s Lawyers
There’s a game that, as Startup/VC lawyers, we’ve seen played out across many ecosystems. We’ll call it “own the lawyers,” and because it benefits repeat players (professional investors, service...
The NYC Venture Capital News Digest: 1/15/19
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the first half of January 2019 featuring must know news including news for 2048 Ventures, Valar Ventures, Tusk...
The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 1/15/19
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 1/15/19 featuring funding details for The Farmer's Dog.
Managed by Q Raises Another $25M to Streamline Managing a Workplace
Requiring constant multitasking and planning, managing an inspiring workplace has several intricacies and moving parts. The time spent on managing these details takes away from managing your core...
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