For the majority, traditional weight loss programs don’t work long-term. The weight loss industry has been focusing on the number on the scale, but the science tells us it’s more complicated. Calibrate, backed by $5.1M Seed round led by Forerunner Ventures, addresses metabolic change to bring sustainable results for the 175M Americans that are overweight. Isabelle Kenyon shares more about the science behind weight loss and the company’s future plans.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/24/2020 featuring funding details for Calibrate, Cape Privacy, and much more.
Loneliness and isolation are heightened in the midst of the pandemic. Can robots fill a void? Expper’s founder Karén Khachikyan says the company’s robot Robin changes a kid’s perception of medical treatments, where they will?no longer feel isolated, lonely, and scared. The innovator explains how his whimsical four-foot robot employs digital facial expressions to form lasting bonds with its young users.
Smart entrepreneurs build market-driven solutions. Most people are wary of change, and know that new technologies take time to learn and stabilize, so customers prefer solutions based on?tried and tested?proven technologies.
Playbook is a mobile marketplace enabling top fitness instructors to turn their iPhone content into a subscription income. Instructors can create content (workouts, programs, challenges, nutrition, etc) on their terms. Consumers get access to a world of instructors for a single cost. CEO Jeff Krahel shares more about empowering fitness instructors to build their businesses without depending on studios.
Whether you’re a tech investor, a tech operator, or just a user of tech, the single most important thing in tech is FAMGA, and the profound implications of their domination of tech value creation.
Checklist for developing team connections and building engaged team members as a key step in becoming an effective team leader, even if your team is spread all over the country.
CEO and Cofounder Ben Labra discusses the evolution of Gesture, the on-demand app to send the perfect, thoughtful gift for any occasion.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 6/22/2020 featuring funding details for Uniswap and much more.
The COVID-19 crisis has transformed the business world in just a few months, leaving few companies unaffected. While different organizations have adopted different ways of coping with the economic fallout, some have managed to stay afloat by sticking to their guns. In difficult moments, it can be tempting to switch everything up and forge a […]
In the last decade or two, companies have achieved market valuations in billions of dollars, while clearly sacrificing revenue to gain users. The pendulum is swinging back, with investors looking more for the traditional indications of business integrity, stability, and growth.