Funding

Anyvision Closes $74 Million Series A Funding

NEW YORK — AnyVision, a computer vision company specializing in face, body, and object-recognition software, announced the close of a $74 million Series A financing round. New investment comes from M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, DFJ Growth and OG Technology Partners. Anyvision is based in Israel with U.S. headquarters in NYC. As part of the Series […]

Funding

Talkspace Talks Up $50 Million Funding

NEW YORK — Talkspace, a healthcare company that lets users connect with over 5,000 therapists online, has raised $50 million in new financing led by Revolution Growth. Existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Qumra Capital, Spark Capital and Compound Ventures, amongst others are also participating in the round. Talkspace will use the investment to expand access to […]

Funding

Fireblocks Emerges From Stealth With $16 Million

NEW YORK — Fireblocks, an enterprise platform for securing digital assets in transit, announced this week its launch out of stealth mode with $16 million in Series A funding from Cyberstarts, Tenaya Capital, Eight Roads (the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International), Swisscom Ventures and MState. The company has offices in NY and Israel. Fireblocks’ customers, which count […]

Funding

VidMob Closes $25 Million Funding

NEW YORK — VidMob, which operates a full stack creative technology platform, has closed a $25 million Series B financing, bringing the company’s total capital raised to date to more than $45 million. This latest round of funding will be used to further develop VidMob’s award-winning technology solution, the Agile Creative Studio, aimed at helping marketers of […]

Restaurant

McDonald’s Opens Times Square Flagship

McDonald’s has opened a brand new flagship restaurant located at 1528 Broadway on the corner of 48th and Broadway in midtown Manhattan. Like other McDonald’s restaurants in NY, this one is also open 24 hours and serves Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and french fries. Designed by Landini Associates and  architecture by Progressive AE, this new McDonald’s flagship adopts […]

News Stocks

Bemis to Replace Mattel in S&P 500

NEW YORK — Bemis Company Inc. (NYSE: BMS). a maker of packaging products, is joining the prestigious S&P 500 Index this Friday. Bemis will replace toy maker Mattel Inc. (NASD: MAT) in the S&P 500, and Mattel will replace Bemis in the S&P MidCap 400 effective prior to the open of trading on Friday, June […]

Retail

AT&T Relocates Store at Empire State Building

NEW YORK – Empire State Realty Trust, owner of the Empire State Building, announced that AT&T will relocate to a new location within the world-famous skyscraper on 34th Street. AT&T has extended its lease term for ten years. “We are enhancing the Empire State Building’s 34th Street retail experience,” said Thomas Durels, Executive Vice President, Real […]

Funding

Real Capital Analytics Raises $115 Million From Susquehanna

NEW YORK — Real Capital Analytics, Inc. (RCA), a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) data and analytics, has raised $115 million from Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE). “This investment marks a new stage in our evolution and positions RCA for continued growth well into the future,” said Bob White, RCA’s founder and CEO.   “My team and […]

Real Estate

GFP Buys 675 Avenue of the Americas

NEW YORK — GFP Real Estate says it has closed on the purchase this month of 675 Avenue of the Americas, located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. The building is a 311,000 square-foot, mixed-use Class A office and retail property. It is home to WW’s (Weight Watchers) headquarters as well as Nielsen, Michael’s Stores, Trader […]

Restaurant

Top New Restaurants for 2019

NEW YORK — FOOD & WINE has released its 2019 list of Best New Restaurants. The list will also appear in the July edition of the magazine which is owned by Meredith Corporation. For the first time ever, the 10 best appears as a ranked list, with Cadence in Philadelphia as this year’s number one restaurant. Frenchette, […]