Funding Magazine

Owen’s Craft Mixers Closes $7.5 Million Funding Round

NEW YORK — Owen’s Craft Mixers, makers of premium, all-natural cocktail mixers, has closed a fundraising round of $7.5 million led by country music star Lee Brice, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Darius Rucker, NHL legend Mario Lemieux, Levy Family Partners and Maas Family Office – owners and creators of RumChata. The NY-company plans to […]

Media News

HBO Max to Offer Service With Ads for $9.99 Per Month

HBO Max announced it will debut an ad-supported version of its streaming subscription service the first week of June. Consumers will have a choice between the existing ad-free version of HBO Max at $14.99 per month, or an ad-supported experience for $9.99 per month. Both HBO Max tiers offer access to original programming, as well […]

Airlines

JetBlue to Begin JFK Service to London August 21

NEW YORK — JetBlue is beginning its long-awaited transatlantic service to the United Kingdom with nonstop flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy international Airport (JFK) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) starting August 11, 2021. JetBlue will serve both of London’s major airports with nonstop service between New York-JFK and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) starting […]

News

Life Time Fitness Opens New Club in NoHo Neighborhood

NEW YORK — Life Time — a fitness chain known for its supersized clubs – has opened its third New York City location in less than six months, and fourth in the city with a new NoHo club in Cooper Square. Life Time is investing in New York City with plans to bring six new clubs to the city […]

Banks

Bank of America Names Tavarez President of NYC Region

Bank of America, one of the nation’s largest banking companies, has named Jose Tavarez (photo above) as President of Bank of America New York City and Westchester County. As New York City President, Tavarez will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered through the bank’s eight lines of business to individuals, families […]

Transportation

NYC Subway Returns to 24-Hour Service

The New York City subway system has returned to full 24-hour service as of Monday morning for the first time in over a year. On May 6th, 2020 the subway system had been closed nightly from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. for enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of the subway due to coronavirus. On February 22, […]

Offices

IBM Spinoff to Lease New HQ at One Vanderbilt

NEW YORK — SL Green Realty Corp. announced that IBM’s new spinoff company — with the bizarre name Kyndryl — has signed a 22,531-square-foot, 9-year lease, covering a portion of the 15th floor at One Vanderbilt Avenue for its new global headquarters. One Vanderbilt, the recently opened skyscraper across from Grand Central Terminal at 42nd Street […]

Broadway

Lion King, Aladdin Returning to Broadway in September

Disney Theatrical Productions announced that The Lion King returns to Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre on September 14, 2021, and will be among the first shows to resume performances; while Aladdin resumes performances at Broadway’s glorious New Amsterdam Theatre on September 28, 2021. Tickets for both shows are on sale now. The Lion King and Aladdin are two of the longest-running shows on […]

Funding

Sparking Tequila Maker Onda Scores $5 Million

NEW YORK — Onda, maker of canned sparkling tequila drinks, has scored a $5 million Series A financing led by Aria Growth Partners, a leading consumer growth equity firm, and Sweet Leaf Tea founder Clayton Christopher. 25madison, a venture studio and founding partner, also participated in the Series A round. The investment will support Onda, […]

Funding

UCM Digital Health Raises $5.5 Million Series A

TROY, NY — UCM Digital Health, a provider of emergency telemedicine and virtual care solutions based upstate in Troy, has completed a $5.5 million series A funding round led by Armory Square Ventures (ASV).  Also participating in the round were Contour Ventures and River Park Ventures. Contributing a deep expertise in emergency medicine, UCM Digital […]