5/14/18 – Your dose of market news on startups, investments and much more.
Fairygodboss, a NY-based social marketplace startup whose platform connects female job seekers with employers that value workplace equality, has raised a $3M round led by GSV Acceleration. Fairygodboss was founded in 2015 by Georgene Huang and Romy Newman; their total investment to date is $4M. Learn more about Fairygodboss here.
Luminary Media, a NY-based digital media company whose platform provides content relating to traveling and tourism, has raised a $40M round led by NEA. Luminary Media was founded in 1993 by Jason Stern; their total investment to date is $40M in addition to undisclosed rounds. Learn more about Luminary Media here.
Perch, a NY-based real estate tech startup whose platform transforms their users’ transactional experiences in the real estate market, has raised a $30M Series A led by FirstMark Capital. Additional participants included Accomplice (FKA Atlas Venture) and Juxtapose. Perch was founded in 2017 by Court Cunningham and Phil DeGisi; their total investment to date is $30M in addition to an undisclosed seed round led by Juxtapose. Learn more about Perch here.
BROOKLYN TECH WEEK 2018, The Digital Transformation: The impact of BIG DATA on AI, IoT, AR/VR, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.