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At what point is it "too late" to start a startup? Is there a point where it's no longer feasible to assume the risk ass...
03/10/2021
When am I "Too Old" to Launch a Startup? - AlleyWatch

At what point is it "too late" to start a startup? Is there a point where it's no longer feasible to assume the risk associated with starting a company? Am I washed up as a potential Founder by the time I'm 25?

At what point is it "too late" to start a startup? Is there a point where it's no longer feasible to assume the risk associated with starting a company? Am I washed up as a potential Founder by the time I'm 25?

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/9/2021 featuring funding details for ...
03/09/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 3/9/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/9/2021 featuring funding details for Cube, Cedar, and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/9/2021 featuring funding details for Cube, Cedar, and much more.

The overwhelming majority of finance teams manage planning with spreadsheets yet most of these teams understand that exi...
03/09/2021
Cube Software Raises $10M for its CFO Intelligence Platform that Brings Automation to FP&A - AlleyWatch

The overwhelming majority of finance teams manage planning with spreadsheets yet most of these teams understand that existing processes are time-consuming and highly manual. Cube is the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) platform that combines the power of SaaS with the familiarity of spreadsheets to deliver real-time financial intelligence. Founded by a finance exec with 20 years of experience, Cube does not require companies and team members to change how they approach FP&A but rather augments their existing processes with automation, resulting in streamlined workflows and more accuracy. AlleyWatch caught up with Founder and CEO Christina Ross to learn more about how her previous experience in finance sparked the idea for Cube, how the platform bridges the gap between the pace of business today and previously manual processes for finance teams, the company’s expansion plans, latest round of funding from investors that include Mayfield, Bonfire Ventures, Operator Collective, and several tech executives.

Cube Software, founded by Christina Ross, is a CFO intelligence tool that brings real-time insights for FP&A with automation.

There is mounting evidence that social networks are greatly affecting our mental health with higher reports of depressio...
03/08/2021
Happyfeed is the Self Care App Designed to Bring You Joy Through Daily Gratitude Journaling - AlleyWatch

There is mounting evidence that social networks are greatly affecting our mental health with higher reports of depression for those who spent more time on the various platforms. There is also a growing body of research that shows the transformative benefits of embracing gratitude that include better sleep, lower stress, minimizing health risks, improving generosity, and decreasing materialism. Happyfeed is a self-care app that enables you to seamlessly establish a ritual of daily gratitude journaling with its private journaling platform available for iOS, Android, and the Web. The app prompts you daily to reflect on three things that are currently bringing you joy and gives you the ability to share with private groups of friends and loved ones. The practice of reflecting on joyous moments is said to train your brain to focus on the bright side and over time will increase overall happiness. AlleyWatch caught up with Founder and CEO Matt Kandler to learn more about the inspiration for the app, how the practice of positive psychology improves mental well-being, and the company’s future plans.

Happyfeed, founded by Matt Kandler, is a daily gratitude journaling app that is designed to improve your overall happiness by making it seamless to reflect on the things that are bringing joy to your life.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/8/2021 featuring funding details for ...
03/08/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 3/8/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/8/2021 featuring funding details for Fundraise Up and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/8/2021 featuring funding details for Fundraise Up and much more.

We’re well into 2021, and although vaccination campaigns are inspiring new hope and will eventually lead the way towards...
03/08/2021
Lessons Learned and Investment Principles for the Coming Months - AlleyWatch

We’re well into 2021, and although vaccination campaigns are inspiring new hope and will eventually lead the way towards a renewed sense of normalcy, the challenges of the past year are still acutely felt. In venture capital, the economic effects of the pandemic add up to a unique moment in time where opportunities and risks closely coexist. One lesson 2020 has certainly taught us beyond any doubt is that predicting the future is risky business.

We’re well into 2021, and although vaccination campaigns are inspiring new hope and will eventually lead the way towards a renewed sense of normalcy, the challenges of the past year are still acutely felt. In venture capital, the economic effects of the pandemic add up to a unique moment in time w...

03/08/2021
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NYC Tech News for the week ending 3/6 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC startup events featuring news for Section 4, Spark Advisors, and much, much more.

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of t...
03/07/2021
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 3/8/21 - AlleyWatch

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 3/6/21 featuring funding details for Fuzzy, Skydio, and eighteen other rounds that you must know about.

The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 3/6/21 featuring funding details for Stream, Webscale, and eighteen other rounds that you must know about.

Commercial surrogacy is now legal in New York. This opens up a brand new market with routine surrogacy costing anywhere ...
03/05/2021
GoStork Raises $760K for its Marketplace for Fertility - AlleyWatch

Commercial surrogacy is now legal in New York. This opens up a brand new market with routine surrogacy costing anywhere from $100K-$250K per child. These fees cover the attorneys, surrogate agency, cost of in-vitro, and the health insurance and compensation for the surrogate. GoStork is the first marketplace focused on fertility that introduces transparency to the process. The platform features a free database of egg donors, presently numbering 10K+, IVF clinics, and 50+ surrogate agencies. Users can save countless hours by using GoStork for side-by-side comparisons, reviews, detailed cost breakdowns, and more. 1/8 couples experience infertility and the startup, founded in June of 2020, seeks to be the trusted resource to navigate this $36B market. AlleyWatch caught up with Eran Amir to learn about the inspiration for the business, the future plans, and recent round of funding from investors that include Edith Simchi-Levi, Dr. Gad Levy, Dror Feldheim, and David Ring.

GoStork, founded by Eran Amir, is the first fertility marketplace that connects intended parents with IVF clinics, egg donors, and surrogate agencies.

Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by ind...
03/05/2021
The 11 Largest Global Startup Funding Rounds of February 2021 - AlleyWatch

Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…

Everything you need to need to know about the largest global startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…

All human progress operating in service of bettered humanity is a response to one essential question: how do we evolve c...
03/05/2021
Medical Innovation: Pinnacle Vision - AlleyWatch

All human progress operating in service of bettered humanity is a response to one essential question: how do we evolve current knowledge into revolutionary concepts? In my four decades as an inventor, I have often found my response to this question to be one of medically-directed invention.

All human progress operating in service of bettered humanity is a response to one essential question: how do we evolve current knowledge into revolutionary concepts? In my four decades as an inventor, I have often found my response to this question to be one of medically-directed invention.

When I finally exit my startup, am I going to feel that sensation that Tom Brady must feel after he wins Superbowls? Lik...
03/04/2021
Why Selling a Startup Brings No Validation - AlleyWatch

When I finally exit my startup, am I going to feel that sensation that Tom Brady must feel after he wins Superbowls? Like a ticker-tape parade to my victory, only the ticker tape is made out of $100 bills and my arm falls off from high fiving everyone?

When I finally exit my startup, am I going to feel that sensation that Tom Brady must feel after he wins Superbowls? Like a ticker-tape parade to my victory, only the ticker tape is made out of $100 bills and my arm falls off from high fiving everyone?

Buildings generate 80% of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions. Improving energy efficiency isn’t only important to ...
03/04/2021
BlocPower Raises $8M to Empower Building Owners to Make Their Properties More Sustainable - AlleyWatch

Buildings generate 80% of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions. Improving energy efficiency isn’t only important to the environment but it also reduces costs, making housing more affordable in the long run. BlocPower is an energy technology startup that combines technology with structured finance solutions to encourage business owners to abandon their existing, obsolete heating and cooling solutions and replace them with sustainable alternatives. The company leverages machine learning to identify the buildings that will benefit the most from energy savings. For building owners, there is no upfront cost and repayment comes directly from energy savings. The company has already retrofitted 1000+ buildings in NYC and is expanding its efforts nationwide with projects in progress in 24 cities.

AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and cofounder Donnel Baird to learn more about the company, how his work with the Obama administration sparked the idea for the business, the company’s future plans, recent round of funding from investors that include American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact (AmFam), AccelR8 and The Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, with participation from Kapor Capital, Elemental Excelerator, CityRock Venture Partners, The Schmidt Family Foundation and Salesforce Ventures.

BlocPower, cofounded by Donnel Baird, is an energy tech startup that helps building owners retrofit their existing heating and cooling systems with structured finance and technology solutions.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/4/2021 featuring funding details for ...
03/04/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 3/4/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/4/2021 featuring funding details for Section4 and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/4/2021 featuring funding details for Section4 and much more.

Everything you need to need to know about the largest US startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industr...
03/03/2021
The 15 Largest US Tech Startup Funding Rounds of February 2021 - AlleyWatch

Everything you need to need to know about the largest US startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…

Everything you need to need to know about the largest US startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/3/2021 featuring funding details for ...
03/03/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 3/3/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/3/2021 featuring funding details for Spark Advisors, Fillogic, and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/3/2021 featuring funding details for Spark Advisors, Fillogic, and much more.

According to the American Pets Product Association, Americans spent $99B on their pets in 2020. With the growing popular...
03/03/2021
Fi Raises Another $30M for is Smart Connected GPS Collar for Dogs - AlleyWatch

According to the American Pets Product Association, Americans spent $99B on their pets in 2020. With the growing popularity of IoT, Americans also spent ~$10B on wearables last year. Fi, the company behind a proprietary GPS-enabled smart collar for dogs, fuses the two. Aside from tracking location, the collars monitor the movement, activity, and sleep patterns of the dog and the company is increasingly focused on using machine learning to address potential health issues that may arise and be detected from the data it collects. Fi’s Series 2 collar, which has a battery life of 3 months without a charge, retails at $149 and the GPS tracking service is $99/yr. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder and CEO Jonathan Bensamoun to learn more about the inspiration for the business, the company’s future plans, experience managing its supply chain during the pandemic, and latest round of funding from investors that include Longview Asset Management, Advance Venture Partners (AVP), Gokul Rajaram RRE Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, and Freestyle.

Fi, cofounded by Jonathan Bensamoun, is a smart, connected, GPS-enabled dog collar that retails for $149.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/2/2021 featuring funding details for ...
03/02/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 3/2/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/2/2021 featuring funding details for Looped and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/2/2021 featuring funding details for Looped and much more.

This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of February 2021 feat...
03/01/2021
The NYC Venture Capital Firm News Digest: 3/1/2021 - AlleyWatch

This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of February 2021 featuring must-know news including news for Primary Venture Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, and much more

This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in NYC for the second half of February 2021 featuring must-know news including news for Primary Venture Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/1/2021 featuring funding details for ...
03/01/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 3/1/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/1/2021 featuring funding details for Axonius, Ribbon Health, and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/1/2021 featuring funding details for Axonius, Ribbon Health, and much more.

Everything you need to need to know about the largest NYC startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by indust...
03/01/2021
The 10 Largest NYC Tech Startup Funding Rounds of February 2021 - AlleyWatch

Everything you need to need to know about the largest NYC startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…

Everything you need to need to know about the largest NYC startup funding rounds of February 2021; broken down by industry, stage, investors, and more…

With so much going on in the city's thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep ...
02/28/2021
#NYCtech Week in Review: 2/21/21 - 2/27/21 - AlleyWatch

With so much going on in the city's thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of the things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News for the week ending 2/27 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC startup events featuring news for Fi, Heyday, Electric, and much, much more.

NYC Tech News for the week ending 2/27 featuring news forÊSplice, Hill House Home, GoStork, and much, much moreÉ

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of t...
02/27/2021
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 3/1/21 - AlleyWatch

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 2/27/21 featuring funding details for Reforge, Shippo, and thirty other rounds that you must know about.

The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 2/27/21 featuring funding details for Medisafe, Evisort, and thirty other rounds that you must know about.

70+% of energy usage in the typical home comes from heating, cooling, and water heating. 2.9% of household income is spe...
02/26/2021
Dandelion Energy Raises $30M to Bring Geothermal Energy into Homes - AlleyWatch

70+% of energy usage in the typical home comes from heating, cooling, and water heating. 2.9% of household income is spent in New York on electricity each year. Add in heating oil and home ownership becomes very costly, very quickly. Dandelion Energy has built a geothermal system that replaces a home’s existing air conditioning and heating systems by placing underground pipes below your property. At a basic level, in the winter, the pipes push heat stored in the ground into your home and in the summer, the pipes take away heat from your home. As society shifts away from a dependency on fossil fuels, customers are able to take advantage of federal, state, and utility subsidy programs that are available to reduce the cost of installation and upgrade for less than what they are paying now monthly.

AlleyWatch caught up with CEO Michael Sachse to learn more about the promise of widespread geothermal adoption, the company’s future plans, latest round of funding from investors that include Breakthrough Energy Ventures, GV, NEA, Lennar Corporation, Collaborative Fund, Building Ventures, Catchlight Ventures, and GroundUp.

Dandelion Energy, founded by Michael Sachse, is a provider of geothermal home energy solutions to make energy costs more affordable for homeowners

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/26/2021 featuring funding details for...
02/26/2021
The AlleyWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 2/26/2021 - AlleyWatch

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/26/2021 featuring funding details for Newslea and much more.

The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 2/26/2021 featuring funding details for Newslea and much more.

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