How Much Funding Did Companies in NYC Raise in September? The Answer May Surprise You

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This year, the The New York Times told us all how New York City became a technology town. Well, their article speaks even louder today. This month, technology companies in the Big Apple raised over $450M in funding. Yes, you heard that right. Over 450 million dollars! Check out some of the companies below.

  • Company: Even Financial
  • Website: www.evenfinancial.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 4th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Corporate Round
  • Funding Amount: $50M
  • Address: 43 West 24th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Founded in 2015, Even Financial is an NYC based fintech company focused on evolving how financial institutions connect with consumers and provide them the best product recommendations at the right moment, facilitating an on-demand and personalized customer acquisition experience across the entire financial services ecosystem.

    The Even platform serves as a trusted intermediary for financial institutions – including Prosper, Lending Club and Marcus by Goldman Sachs – that helps find consumers and distribute their products digitally. Even’s industry-leading search, comparison and recommendation API is an infrastructure layer that enables hundreds of diverse partners – including Credit.com, Transunion, Money Under 30, Credit Sesame and The Penny Hoarder – to power comprehensive personal finance websites, mobile apps and other offerings with a modern platform that is proven to accelerate customer acquisition through optimal product recommendations, lowering cost of acquisition and maximizing monetization.”

  • Company: Loadsmart
  • Website: www.loadsmart.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 5th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Venture – Series Unknown
  • Funding Amount: $Unknown
  • Address: 459 Broadway, 4th Floor, 10013 New York, NY
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Loadsmart helps shippers move their freight fast and carriers keep trucks full. The company’s online platform enables users to get quotes, book trucks, and track their freight from pickup to delivery.”

  • Company: Cyware Labs
  • Website: www.cyware.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 10th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Seed
  • Funding Amount: $3M
  • Address: 1460 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Cyware Labs is a product-based cybersecurity provider headquartered in New York, USA. Our pioneering solutions enable organizations to develop proactive cyber defense capabilities, effectively exchange strategic, tactical, and operational threat intelligence, and quickly respond to and manage security threats in real-time.

    Our unique products combine core facets of next-generation Security Operations and Intelligence Center (SOIC) such as Situational Awareness, Information Sharing, Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange, Cyber Fusion, Threat Response, Security Automation and Orchestration to give our clients needed visibility and control, and advanced defensive capabilities, with exceptional performance while helping them in becoming a truly cyber resilient organization.”

  • Company: Earnest Research
  • Website: www.earnestresearch.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 10th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Series B
  • Funding Amount: $15M
  • Address: 290 Park Avenue South, 12th Fl, NY, NY 10010
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    Earnest Research is a data innovation company driven to change the way professionals understand consumer and business behavior. Working with world-class data partners, we transform raw data into a source for business and investment professionals to ask better questions so they can make better decisions.

  • Company: Prevu
  • Website: www.prevu.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 12th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Seed
  • Funding Amount: $2M
  • Address: 575 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10017
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Prevu’s Smart Buyer™ service enables homebuyers to receive a commission rebate of up to 2% of their purchase price. Our end-to-end platform allows you to seamlessly search for properties, easily communicate and share with your dedicated salaried agent, as well as make offers.”

  • Company: VENN
  • Website: www.venn.tv
  • Funding Date: Sept. 17th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Seed
  • Funding Amount: $17M
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “VENN is a new 24/7 post-cable network aimed at gaming, esports and entertainment audiences. Launching in 2020 and broadcasting live from studios in New York and Los Angeles, VENN will be distributed across a broad range of media platforms and offer original programming produced in-house and in partnership with some of the biggest names and creators across industries.”

  • Company: Capsule
  • Website: www.capsulecares.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 13th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Series C
  • Funding Amount: $200M
  • Address: 113 W 25th St, New York, NY 10001
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Capsule is rebuilding the $425 billion pharmacy industry from the inside out with an emotionally resonant experience, and technology that enables customized outcomes for doctors, hospitals, insurers, and manufacturers. Our team makes the same promise to each other as the one we’ve made to our customers, doctors, and partners: everybody needs some.

  • Company: Group Nine Media
  • Website: www.groupninemedia.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 9th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Corporate Round
  • Funding Amount: $50M
  • Address: 568 Broadway Suite 506, New York, NY 10012
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Group Nine Media is a digital-first media company that boasts nearly 4 billion video views every month. The newly-formed media holding company consists of four mission-driven, category-leading brands across food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). Group Nine’s brands are built for consumption on the social web, where millennials are their main focus audience.”

  • Company: TouchBistro
  • Website: www.touchbistro.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 18th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Series E
  • Funding Amount: CA$158M
  • Address: 1407 Broadway #3701, New York, NY 10018
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “TouchBistro is an iPad-based restaurant point-of-sale system enabling owners to manage reservations and take orders instantly. Instead of servers repeatedly moving between customers and terminals for order management, servers can remain with customers and instantly submit orders to the kitchen and bar. Servers no longer need to write down an order and then enter it into a distant terminal. TouchBistro’s single entry system reduces errors and increases efficiency. Menu items can be presented in vibrant color with every detail captured and can be quickly and easily updated and even published to the Web, providing more dynamic impact than a traditional menu can provide.”

  • Company: Elementus
  • Website: www.elementus.io
  • Funding Date: Sept. 23rd, 2019
  • Funding Type: Seed
  • Funding Amount: $3.5M
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    Elementus is a protocol and platform that enables combining, analyzing, and programming on data from any non-private blockchain.

  • Company: Voro
  • Website: www.voro.comza
  • Funding Date: Sept. 19th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Seed
  • Funding Amount: $2.5M
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    “Voro is a healthcare social network where people share doctor recommendations with their friends and communities”

  • Company: Koyfin
  • Website: www.koyfin.com
  • Funding Date: Sept. 24th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Seed
  • Funding Amount: $3M
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    Koyfin is building sophisticated and user-friendly investment research tools available at a fraction of the cost of existing premium tools. Koyfin empowers every investor with the tools needed to stay ahead of the market.

  • Company: Team Labs (Teampay)
  • Website: www.teampay.co
  • Funding Date: Sept. 26th, 2019
  • Funding Type: Series A
  • Funding Amount: $12M
  • Address: 155 5th Ave, 4th Fl, New York, New York 10010
  • Overview from their Crunchbase profile:
    Teampay is reinventing the corporate card, delivering smart purchasing for empowered teams. Teampay is the first purchasing software built for modern, technology-enabled businesses. Our products enable companies to request, approve and track employee spending in real-time. We help companies focus their resources on growth, not overhead.

 

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