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Raising money for your cybersecurity or physical security startup? We compiled a list of 101 venture capital firms that focus on investing in security startups to help make the process of closing your next round as easy as possible.
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Dreamit SecureTech and SOSA are teaming up to host a night of networking, learning, and startup demos with founders and venture investors from the New York cybersecurity community. We’re looking for 10 pre-”Series A” startups to pitch their products to investors at the event.
According to RE:tech, venture investors deployed over $3.2 billion into real estate tech startups in November. The majority of this capital went to just three companies. WeWork raised $3 billion, while Nested and PropertyFinder raised just over $120 million each. All other earlier stage real estate tech startups split the remaining $34 million of total funding in November.
Dreamit designed Customer Sprints to help startups overcome challenges and accelerate customer acquisition. Over 50 “startup-ready” corporates that are eager to purchase and pilot early-stage technologies from pre-Series A founders make up Dreamit’s Customer Network.
Dreamit alum MPOWER Financing, a fintech company providing educational loans to high-potential international and DACA students, has completed its largest funding round to-date with $110 million in new financing for students enrolling in major US universities.
Cherre, a real estate data platform that completed Dreamit UrbanTech in 2018, announced a $9 million seed funding round led by Navitas Capital. Cherre provides large enterprises, insurance companies, banks and investors with a platform to collect, augment, and resolve property data in real-time from thousands of public, private, and internal sources, allowing them to evaluate investment and underwriting opportunities more accurately and efficiently than ever before.
Dreamit startup Lia has been named one of TIME magazine’s Best Inventions of 2018.
Andrew Ackerman sits down for a brief interview with Atlanta-based 3Ci CONNECT at Built Tech Week to discuss the Dreamit UrbanTech program.
Dreamit HealthTech alum Biorealize has developed the B | Reactor, which is a device that automates the biofabrication cycle and makes it easier to design with biology. Read the story of how the startup’s co-founders started the company at University of Pennsylvania and worked with Dreamit HealthTech.
Dreamit HealthTech alum Fellow launched its connected pillbox and medication adherence service last week with backing from Independence Blue Cross, Penn Medicine, and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Learn more about Fellow’s product and the launch.
Eko, a Dreamit HealthTech alum, announced a new partnership with Mayo Clinic at the end of last week. The two organizations will collaborate to create a product that replaces echocardiograms and detects low ejection fraction in the heart.
Ever since we started CYR3CON, we are continually surprised at the hype cycle surrounding the application of machine learning. Many marketers opportunistically see it as another angle to entice buyers — and in talking to CSO’s — their frustration with the hype, equivocation, and machine learning marketing charlatans is palpable.
Dreamit SecureTech startup CYR3CON, which helps companies predict and prevent cyber attacks using artificial intelligence, announced a $1.5 million seed round led by Scout Ventures, with participation from Michael Sutton (former CISO, Zscaler), Aleksandr Yampolskiy (CEO, SecurityScorecard), Steven Witt (former CEO, Onyara and Partner/Co-Founder of DataTribe), and Steve Hassell, (former CIO, Emerson).
Dreamit HealthTech alum Oncora Medical and Northwell Health recently announced a partnership where the health system will use Oncora’s product to analyze its datasets and create more personalized treatments for cancer patients.
Dreamit UrbanTech Managing Director Andrew Ackerman (@andrewackerman) speaks about the current state of real estate tech and venture investing with with Michael Beckerman (@m_beckerman) of @DiscoverCREtech, David Goldberg of @CoriginVentures, Jeff Berman of @Camber_Creek, and Ed Walters of Tamarisc Ventures.
Dreamit HealthTech startup Sana Health recently won the MedTech Innovator competition at The MedTech Conference. Watch Sana’s winning pitch and learn more about how its product uses light and sound stimulation to increase neuroplasticity and reduce pain perception.
Dreamit HealthTech alum PhotoniCare and current cohort company Sana Health recently won awards at The MedTech Conference. Learn more about the awards they received and the medical devices they’re bringing to market.
The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) are hosting a PropTech Challenge and giving startups a chance to win $50,000. This new virtual real estate hackathon encourages the development of cutting-edge solutions to solve challenges faced by today’s leading real estate companies and removes the physical limitations of a traditional hackathon, while creating active mentorship for up-and-coming technology innovators.
Earlier this month, our team at Dreamit kicked off our Fall 2018 SecureTech cohort, the inaugural group of security-focused startups in our new program led by Bob Stasio. After evaluating hundreds of potential startups for entry into the program, several trends emerged that point to how security technology will evolve in the coming years. We wanted to share some of those insights with you.
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation recently made a rare for-profit investment in Dreamit HealthTech alum macro-eyes. With the new funding, macro-eyes plans to increase access to care by growing distribution for its product Sibyl.
Meet the four breakthrough companies were accepted into Dreamit’s growth-focused program for real estate tech and construction tech startups.
Seven startups were accepted into the inaugural program, led by Managing Director Bob Stasio