Airlines

United Returns to JFK With LAX-SFO Cross-Country Flights

NEW YORK — United Airlines is back at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) after a five-year absence. The airline is now operating direct service to the airline’s West Coast hubs – Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) from New York City. United will use its Boeing 767-300ER aircraft which features 46 business class all-aisle-access […]

Government

NY Opens Up Vaccines to 30 and Over

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in New York. Beginning Tuesday, all New Yorkers 30 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. Beginning April 6, universal eligibility goes into effect and all New Yorkers 16 years of age and older will be eligible to receive […]

Funding

ActionIQ Extends Series C Round to $100 Million

NEW YORK — ActionIQ, developer of an Enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP), says it has extended its Series C financing, bringing the total capital raised in the round to $100 million. The company reports 100% growth in revenue over the past year. ActionIQ has nabbed a roster of prominent business clients, including The Hartford, Albertsons, JCPenney, and […]

Funding

Squarespace Valued at $10 Billion With $400 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Squarespace, which operates an all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform, has raised a new $300 million investment round which gives the company a valuation of $10 billion. The round includes new investors Dragoneer, Tiger Global, D1 Capital Partners, Fidelity Management & Research Company, funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, […]

Sports tv

NHL Returning to ESPN in New Seven-Year Deal

The Walt Disney Company, parent of ESPN and the National Hockey League have agreed to a new seven-year deal that will see the return of hockey to ESPN for the first time since 2005. The new deal encompasses television and streaming rights starting with the 2021-22 season through the 2027-28 season. Hockey games will be […]

Funding

TytoCare Adds $50 Million in Series D Funding

NEW YORK — TytoCare, the healthcare industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for AI-powered, on-demand remote medical examinations, says it has raised $50 million in a significantly oversubscribed Series D extension round, doubling the company’s valuation. This funding comes on the heels of TytoCare raising $50 million in April 2020, making for $100 million raised over the last 10 […]

Funding

Happify Health Secures $73 Million Series D

NEW YORK — It’s a happy day for Happify Health, which operates a global  healthcare platform to improve mental and physical health. The NY-based company announced a $73 million Series D funding round to expand its healthcare platform. The investments were led by Deerfield Management Company and included participation from Omega Capital Partners, ION Crossover […]

News Stocks

Four Companies to Join S&P 500 Monday

NEW YORK — S&P Dow Jones Indices announced four companies will be added to the benchmark S&P 500 Index next week. S&P will also make the following index adjustments to the S&P 100, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 to ensure each index is more representative of its market capitalization range. The changes will […]

Funding

Axonius Reels In $100 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management company, has raised $100 million in Series D funding, led by NY-investment firm Stripes, as well as participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), OpenView, Lightspeed, and Vertex. Ken Fox, founder and partner at Stripes, will join the Axonius board of directors. This latest round follows […]

Hospital

Brooklyn Methodist Opens New Ambulatory Care Center

BROOKLYN — NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is celebrating the opening of the Center for Community Health in Park Slope. The Center for Community Health is a world-class ambulatory care center where leading specialists, working collaboratively under one roof, combine innovative clinical approaches and cutting-edge technology to provide exceptional, comprehensive care to the Brooklyn community. The six-story, […]