AlleyWatch covered this fintech startup just back in March when it completed a successful strategic investment round, but Even Financial is at it again. This time it raised $18.8M in a successful Series A round. A few of this round’s investors were originally clients who decided to buy-in because of Even’s powerful platform. Its API […]
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/15/18 featuring funding details for ROOM, MoneyLion, and Concourse Global.
TradeTapp, an analytics platform for evaluating subcontractor risk, has been acquired by SF-based BuildingConnected, a platform for real estate owners and general contractors to hire subcontractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
I have often said that entrepreneurism is a socially acceptable form of mania. By that, I meant that entrepreneurs, by definition, see themselves as standing apart from the crowd. They take on risks that cause other to quail, drive themselves and their teams to peak levels of performance, and sometimes over believe in themselves and […]
When the chips are down and your business isn’t moving inventory, it can be incredibly frustrating and confusing. It’s tempting to look at flashy marketing efforts, gimmicks, “growth hacks” or other quick fixes and feel like your business isn’t harnessing the newest marketing tools available. Being the founder of a digital marketing agency with more 100 clients […]
The reigning theory in business has long been that “alpha” leaders make the best entrepreneurs. These are aggressive, results-driven achievers who assert control, and insist on a hierarchical organizational model.
The shared economy is growing faster than ever thanks to the convenience of smartphone apps, and one of the biggest names in this space is letgo. This two-way marketplace is the simple and convenient way to buy and sell items, and it currently has over 400M listings. letgo has completely streamlined the way in which […]
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 8/14/18 featuring funding details for Axoni and a mega round for Oscar Health.
I’ve noticed that many first time founders and/or first-time fundraisers set milestones, metrics and speculative traction based on what they want but not what the next round of investors might want.
NYC is the major leagues of the real estate world and filled with major competition. In order to stay competitive in this fast-moving industry where deals are done in seconds and gone tomorrow, it is imperative that everything is done in a timely fashion to ensure a smooth transaction. On average, the length of time […]
According to the entrepreneurs I advise, the biggest challenge they typically face in starting a new business is funding. It consistently takes a huge amount of time and effort to find an investor you can trust, and that constrains your efforts in developing the solution you envision. People always expect that it should be easy […]