Posts Tagged ‘Howaboutwe’

NY Metro Companies Receive $2.72B In VC Money

According to the National Venture Capital Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers, a total of 379 firms received a total of $2.72 billion dollars in investment. From the same report, the fourth quarter last year found 82 firms receiving $545.1 million in VC funding. One of the more heavily invested sectors in the NY venture market is media and entertainment, [...]

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Macs, iPhones, Bicycles: Inside HowABoutWe HQ

For the past few months, How About We has been getting a fair amount of mileage here at NY Tech Blog. That’s not a bad thing, as the ‘quirky’ dating site has succeeded at putting a fresh spin on meet ups. The less than two year old startup recently hit a new plateau when it [...]

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New York Magazine Dives Into Dating

The guys at HowAboutWe.com must have been hooping with joy the moment their new partnership went live. The partner of course, is New York, the glossy magazine that’s got quite a heritage to live up to. NY Tech Blog are no strangers to HowAboutWe.com, writing about them as early as last year: “In a nutshell, [...]

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Dating Site HowAboutWe.com Scores Enormous Series A Funding

The last time HowAboutWe was featured here at New York Tech Blog the founders were still introducing themselves via a compact 30-second elevator pitch. Four months later and news has broken that the co-founded romance venture has just secured a hefty $3.1 million in series A funding thanks to RRE Ventures, who tapped the right angels [...]

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HowAboutWe: A New Dating Site That’s Gathering Momentum

In a nutshell, HowAboutWe.com is a site where you can put down what you really want to do during a date. It’s a new dating site from the collaborative duo of Brian Schechter and Aaron Schildkrout . Schildkrout emphasizes the uniqueness of HowAboutWe in an already crowded online dating scene. Instead of finding your match, [...]

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Highlights From NYTM’s July Event

If you’ve been around the startup block in NYC, you already know about the New York Tech Meetup. It’s a local mini conference of sorts, founded by Scott Heiferman, serial entrepreneur of Meetup fame, in 2004. Last July 6, a few interesting demos were presented in front of a packed audience. One promising venture was [...]

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