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#UrbanCompass Is NY’s Hottest VC Investment

#UrbanCompass Is NY's Hottest VC Investment

Even before its launch, investors are lining up to fund Urban Compass. The NY-based company received $8 million in seed money from Founders Fund, Goldman Sachs, Thrive Capital, American Express CEO Kenneth Chenaul and Cyrus Massoumi, CEO of ZocDoc. According to TechCrunch, not a lot is known about [Full Story…]

#UrbanCompass Announces $8M in Seed Round

#UrbanCompass Announces $8M in Seed Round

Urban Compass just announced an $8 million seed round from Founders Fund, Thrive Capital and Goldman Sachs. The focus of Ori Allon’s new SoHo-based startup is still a secret, but The Verge reports that its new technology collects and tracks data in the “offline world” in a way that wasn’t possible [Full Story…]

Sean Parker Keeps Busy After Leaving Silicon Valley for NY

Sean Parker Keeps Busy After Leaving Silicon Valley for NY

Sean Parker, former Napster founder and former President of Facebook, has been long gone from Silicon Valley for almost three  years, making a permanent home in Manhattan. Since arriving in NY, Parker has become involved with different NY charities and now serves as an executive general partner at [Full Story…]

Clickable, Backed By AmEx, Raises 12 Million in Funding

Clickable, Backed By AmEx, Raises 12 Million in Funding

NY startup Clickable has raised 12 million in its latest round. Taking part in the round was American Express, Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund and FirstMark Capital. AmEx has been using the platform to provide social marketing services and white-label searching to small businesses. According [Full Story…]

ZocDoc Raises $15 Million In Financing

ZocDoc Raises $15 Million In Financing

ZocDoc, a Manhattan based firm that uses online technology to help medical and dental offices manage appointments, has completed a $15 million Series B financing round. The round was led by  Founders Fund, who gave more than $12 million, while Khosla Ventures, which led ZocDoc's Series A [Full Story…]

NYC-Based Clickable Gets $14.5 Million Funding

NYC-Based Clickable Gets $14.5 Million Funding

paidContent.org The amount was secured in the online search advertising and marketing startup's second round led by the Founder's Fund and previous investors Union Square Ventures and FirstMark Capital.  Its total funding is now $22.5 million. Founded in 2006, the company makes tools to track [Full Story…]