June 17, 2021
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The GIST’s Recent $1 Million Raise Reflects A Greater Trend In The Rise Of Women In Sports

The NFL typically dominates the most-watched primetime games telecasted in the United States. However, even the NFL suffered rating losses in 2020, down 11% from 2019. Similarly, several other major professional sports leagues saw much steeper declines. Yet in the last year, while men’s major sports viewership decreased, The GIST — a media company ...
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New York-Based Digital Health Startups Raised $2.4 Billion In The First Quarter Of 2021

New York City has become a hotbed of digital health investment, with 64 companies raising a record high of $2.4 billion in venture funding in the first quarter of 2021, according to a new report. “It took nine months in 2020 to achieve the same level of funding,” says Bunny Ellerin, the cofounder and CEO of NYC Health Business Leaders, which publis...
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Jack Ma’s Asian Footprint: Is This The End Of The Investment Surge?

One of the most remarkable trends in Asia over the past decade has been the surge in investment from China’s fabled BAT companies—Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent—and many others as they cashed in on sky-high share valuations at home and placed big bets on e-commerce, payments, and social media startups across the region. Many of these minnows have become u...
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Meet Thistle, the startup that wants to secure billions of IoT devices

EnlargeGetty ImagesFor more than two decades, Window Snyder has built security into products at some of the biggest companies in the world. Now, she’s unveiling her own company that aims to bake security into billions of connected devices made by other companies. San Francisco-based Thistle Technologies said on Thursday that it received $2.5 millio...
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Archipelago Raises $34 Million To Connect The Scattered Risk Insurance Market

Hemant Shah has built a three-decade career working exactly two jobs — both in an area called risk management. Shah founded RMS, a catastrophe risk modeling company for the insurance industry in 1989 while in grad school at Stanford University. From RMS, Shah learned that commercial property owners didn’t have much control over their risk insurance...