Author: Zachary Hickey

In the Spotlight: Techstars Music Accelerator

Sunday night’s Grammy’s brought together some of the most talented artists of the 21st century. Just as the Grammy’s aims to recognize and promote the brand of celebrities in the music industry, Techstars Music Accelerator is looking to acknowledge, promote, and mentor the next cohort of companies in music technology. Techstars Music Accelerator, founded through…

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Cyndx Insights: Automated Delivery Industry

In light of Softbank’s recent investment of $940M into Robo-Delivery startup, Nuro, it can be seen that major investors are becoming increasingly interested in alternate applications of self-driving or automated technologies. Using Cyndx Finder, we wanted to investigate the automated delivery market in order to understand the dispersion of market players, whom the leading investors…

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Cyndx Insights: Slack and Confidential IPOs

SEC Confidential Filings For companies with less than $1 Billion in annual revenue, confidential IPOs afford firms to receive feedback from the SEC and subsets of investors prior to a global analysis. Not only is the information kept private from the public (most importantly the media and competitors), the company need only submit 2 years…

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Cyndx Company Spotlight: Facebook

Facebook: Cyndx Company Spotlight When Mark Zuckerberg launched the social network “The Facebook” in Harvard’s dormitories in 2004, few suspected the site would reach the coups it has. Now, as arguably one of largest corporations in the world, with over 1.5Billion daily active users, “Facebook” (renamed in 2005) has globalized opinions and connected the world.…

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Cyndx Congratulates Finalists Selected in SXSW Pitch

We would like to publicly congratulate all 50 finalists chosen to compete in this year’s SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx (formerly SXSW Accelerator) March 9-10 in Austin, Texas.   For SXSW’s eleventh year of the Pitch event, Cyndx CEO, Jim McVeigh, will be one of the panel judges for the Entertainment & Content category. Since the inaugural SXSW Pitch, 71% of a…

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Media and Advertising Could Be Rocked by some Big Deals in 2019 – Business Insider

Cyndx CEO shares insights on how small players can compete in current markets Learn more about how the media and advertising space is on the verge of large deals, including Comcast buying Cheddar and Netflix buying Snap, and the insights of Cyndx CEO, Jim McVeigh, on the need for smaller players to find a home…

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Avochato – Cyndx Finder Analysis

Avochato, a business communications software company, recently announced a $5M Series A funding round led by Amity Ventures, with XSeed Capital and several angels co-investing. This brings the total funding for Avochato close to $6M. Avochato offers a messaging service for customer relationship management that focuses on reaching customers where they are most active –…

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