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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…]

Kushners Invest Cash and Clout in #42Floors

42Floors

Pando Daily reported that 42Floors received $5 million in Series A funding from real estate heirs Jared and Joshua Kushner of Thrive Capital. Their investment was key in getting involvement from the commercial real estate industry. With their influence, the startup convinced most of the big NY [Full Story…]

GroupMe’s Young Investors Cash In

GroupMe's Young Investors Cash In

The founders of mobile messaging startup, GroupMe made it big this week when Skype bought it for $85 million, and at a good time as well for many of its young, initial investors.  According to BetaBeat, many of the company's inital seed investors were young NY investors (such as David Tisch and Ben [Full Story…]