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NYC Seed

NYC Seed is a New York City-based seed venture capital firm. It is a partnership between ITAC, New York City Investment Fund, The New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation, New York City Economic Development Corporation and PolyTechnic University. It will provide up to $200,000 of investment to start-ups in New York. It has currently over $2,000,000 in funds.

NYC Seed was announced by Mayor Bloomberg on June 2, 2008.

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Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Datadog 2/2014Series B$15M8
CaseRails 9/2013Seed$20k1
Zipmark 8/2013Seed$1.5M5
Vidaao 7/2013Seed1
Nimbusbase 7/2013Seed1
Alluring Logic 7/2013Seed1
Quandora 7/2013Seed1
Hublished 7/2013Seed1
Partpic 7/2013Seed1
Singly 5/2013Seed1
Datadog 11/2012Series A$6.2M6
Amicus 11/2012Seed$3.2M16
CourseHorse 10/2012Seed$500k3
FieldLens 9/2012Seed$1.93M10
SeatGeek 8/2012Venture Round$1.65M5
Magnetic 6/2012Series B$10M5
See Me Group 2/2012Seed$2.25M6
Amicus 2/2012Seed$580k8
Infinio 1/2012Seed$2M3
Olapic 9/2011Seed1
UsherBuddy 9/2011Seed1
GenJuice 9/2011Seed1
Visual Revenue 7/2011Seed$512k4
ToutApp 5/2011Seed$350k9
Ufora 4/2011Seed$3M7
Guidesly 2011Seed1
Categorical 2011Seed1
SeatGeek 10/2010Series A$550k6
Divide 10/2010Seed$2M4
HowAboutWe 9/2010Series A$3.1M7
Datadog 7/2010Seed1
Risktail 7/2010Seed1
SeatGeek 7/2010Series A$1M2
PlaceVine 2/2009Seed$500k1

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  1. Datadog Raises $15M in Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise companies (pando.com) [edit]
  3. Zipmark Completes $1.5M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise companies (pando.com) [edit]
  5. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise (pando.com) [edit]
  6. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise companies (pando.com) [edit]
  7. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise companies (pando.com) [edit]
  8. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise companies (pando.com) [edit]
  9. Meet NYC SeedStart’s first class of enterprise companies (pando.com) [edit]
  10. Meet New York’s first enterprise-focused accelerator, backed by the governor (pando.com) [edit]
  11. Datadog Announces $6.2M Investment from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  12. YC’s Amicus Pulls In $3.2 Million To Bring Social Graph Smarts To Non-Profit Fundraising (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. Get your learnin’ on: CourseHorse raises $500K to build a directory for local classes (pandodaily.com) [edit]
  14. FieldLens Raises $1.925M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  15. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Raises $1.65M To Embrace Mobile And More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. Magnetic Raises $10M in Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  17. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  18. Amicus Wants To Socialize Nonprofit Fundraising And Outreach, Raises $580K Itself (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. techcrunch.com [edit]
  20. NYC SeedStart Media class pushes crowdsourcing, commerce (gigaom.com) [edit]
  21. NYC SeedStart Media class pushes crowdsourcing, commerce (gigaom.com) [edit]
  22. NYC SeedStart Media class pushes crowdsourcing, commerce (gigaom.com) [edit]
  23. Visual Revenue Secures $512K (finsmes.com) [edit]
  24. ToutApp Raises Seed Round from Esther Dyson, Dave McClure, Eric Ries and others. (www1.toutapp.com) [edit]
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  26. NYC SeedStart Media class pushes crowdsourcing, commerce (gigaom.com) [edit]
  27. From Children’s Clothing to Live Events: NYC SeedStart Demo Day 2011 (xconomy.com) [edit]
  28. SeatGeek Secures A Deal With The Wall Street Journal And $550k In Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  29. Enterproid Brings Work/Life Balance to Smartphones (gigaom.com) [edit]
  30. HowAboutWe Raises $3.1 Million For Its New Take On Online Dating (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  31. Quick Note on SeedStart Demo Day (stephpalmeri.com) [edit]
  32. Quick Note on SeedStart Demo Day (stephpalmeri.com) [edit]
  33. TC50 Finalist SeatGeek Closes $1 Million Series A Round, Partners With Nielsen (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  34. Branded Content Matchmaker PlaceVine Gets $500k Seed Round (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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