Jeremy Knauff
on September 21, 2021

FBN Prime Launches New Lineup Focused on Small Business & the American Dream

Entrepreneurship has been growing for over a decade but the pandemic pushed that growth into overdrive, with a nearly 25 percent increase between 2019 to 2020.  All signs indicate that number will continue to grow because of economic uncertainty, the side-hustle lifestyle, and vaccine mandates. So it’s only logical to conclude this level of growth […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 21, 2021

Data Management Startup Rose Technology Closes $5.5 mln Seed Funding Round

Rose Technology, a New York-based data management startup, has closed a $5.5 million seed funding round to revolutionize how organizations and individuals deal with data. The seed funding round was led by Toronto-based Portage Ventures and counted with participation from important firms like BoxGroup and Sound Ventures. The new capital will allow Rose Technology to […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 21, 2021

Digital Entertainment Startup Boom Entertainment Raises $15 mln In Series A Funding

Boom Entertainment, a New York-based digital entertainment startup, announced a $15 million Series A funding round to boost the sports betting industry. The round was led by Sands Capital with participation from firms like Defy Partners, Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Rush Street Interactive, TEGNA, Bettor Capital, Velo Capital, Alpha Bridge Ventures, and Heatwave Partners. Influential […]

Mike Armstrong
on September 21, 2021

How Hope Helped Me Face Cancer—Twice—And Thrive

Growing up in a middle-class Detroit neighborhood, I remember surviving local street gangs fights, all the while hustling with part-time jobs just to get through college. As tough as it was, nothing could have motivated me more toward success than my Detroit upbringing. Over the years of my career, I worked my way from an […]

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The Muse Rooms
Peter Page Peter Page has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 14, 2021

Nancy Sexton, Owner of The Muse Rooms, Talks About the Italian Music Industry and How Her Business Endured the Pandemic

There are not many clues in the early career of Nancy Sexton, founder of The Muse Rooms co-working and creative spaces in Los Angeles, that she would end up in the co-working business. She grew up in a small Ohio community (many of her neighbors were Amish, but she neither was nor is) and her […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 9, 2021

What’s Behind This Brand’s Goal to Get Naked?

Meet Tracy Rookard, an army veteran and former US medic. This week’s Grit Daily Like a Boss podcast guest trained to be a respiratory therapist, but then entered the field of information technology. Along the way, she developed eczema, an irritable skin condition aggravated by environmental conditions and stress. A fateful appointment with her dermatologist […]

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on August 29, 2021

Sunny Ray Dishes on Her Life as Your Favorite Cosplay and Gamer “Weeb”

As NFTs firm their grip as the latest blockchain investment boom that looks to have staying power, one consistent thread holds throughout successful projects: A solid storyline. World of Women, Tom Sachs’ Rocket Factory, Cyberpunks, Veefriends, and Bored Ape Yacht Club join a list of successful projects along with a new entrant, Sunny Ray.  Borne […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on August 22, 2021

Proactive Healthcare Planning Made Simple

Conversations about end-of-life healthcare decisions aren’t easy. Just ask Tatiana Fofanova, PhD, founder of Koda Health. “About 80% of the people we speak to are actually relieved when we talk to them,” she said. “It’s a conversation they need to have but they tend to avoid it because they don’t want to sound morose.” But […]

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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 22, 2021

OneOf Sells Doja Cat’s Single Edition NFT For $188k During First-ever Auction

OneOf, a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace based in Miami, has sold the single-edition Crystal Token of its Doja Cat NFT collection for $188k. Doja Cat’s NFT price tag through OneOf outpaced Jay-Z’s NFT sale for 138.6k through Sotheby’s. Founded by Lin Dai, Josh James, and Adam Fell, OneOf has developed a green NFT marketplace designed […]

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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 22, 2021

Blockchain Analytics Startup Metrika Closes $14 mln Series A Funding Round

Metrika, a blockchain analytics startup based in Cambridge, has closed a $14 million Series A funding round to expand its operational intelligence platform. The funding round was led by Neotribe Ventures, with participation from other investors like Coinbase Ventures, Samsung NEXT, Nyca Partners, and SCB 10X. The new capital brings the total funding raised by […]

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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 22, 2021

Collaboration Startup Almanac Secures $34 mln In Series A Funding

Almanac, a San Francisco-based collaboration startup, closed a $34 million Series A funding round to revolutionize how remote work teams collaborate. The funding round was led by Tiger Global and counted with participation from firms like Floodgate Fund and General Catalyst. Joshua Reeves, Ryan Caldbeck, Alex MacCaw, Zack Kanter, and Jack Altman are some of […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 22, 2021

Insurtech Startup Bolttech Closes $210 mln Series A Funding Round

Bolttech, an insurtech startup based in Singapore, announced the raise of $210 million after extending its Series A funding round. The round counted with the participation of new investors like EDBI and the Alma Mundi Insurtech Fund. The first part of the round raised $180 million and was led by Activant Capital Group, which represents […]

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Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Would you Watch Movies for Reward Points?

Andrea Iervolino began making movies as a teenager. Unabashed and fearless, he emphasizes that his first foray as an entrepreneur was as a tech founder. At that age, the rest of us mere mortals were considering paper routes or babysitting. He launched a website development company at age 13. Prophetically, he named it, “We Are […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 9, 2021

What’s Behind This Brand’s Goal to Get Naked?

Meet Tracy Rookard, an army veteran and former US medic. This week’s Grit Daily Like a Boss podcast guest trained to be a respiratory therapist, but then entered the field of information technology. Along the way, she developed eczema, an irritable skin condition aggravated by environmental conditions and stress. A fateful appointment with her dermatologist […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 5, 2021

Blending Brands NYC to Moscow

Meet Nadia Okhunova, co-founder of K917 media and straddling the future of work from New York to Moscow. They’ve already worked with several companies in the EU. Now they’re in the US acting as a bridge between the two markets and cultures. K917 offers full cycle marketing but their main focus is collaboration between brands. […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on August 22, 2021

Proactive Healthcare Planning Made Simple

Conversations about end-of-life healthcare decisions aren’t easy. Just ask Tatiana Fofanova, PhD, founder of Koda Health. “About 80% of the people we speak to are actually relieved when we talk to them,” she said. “It’s a conversation they need to have but they tend to avoid it because they don’t want to sound morose.” But […]