Union Square Ventures partner Fred Wilson shares his advice for avoiding an HR nightmare like Uber has experienced in the past week.
We got an inside look at Danny Meyers giant pastry kitchen underneath his famed restaurant.
On Friday, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio released the latest designs for the Union Square Tech Hub, a $250 million project that aims to “create a central convening point for technology training and networking” as the Big Apple tumbles into the increasingly digital future. As evidenced in the designs released by… Read more...
Prince's crucial Warner Brothers catalog returned to streaming services on Sunday, and just to make sure you knew about it, Spotify put up a few ads in NYC's 14th St Union Square subway hub... Continue reading…
We can think of plenty of NYC-centric Valentine's Day activities that could wrap your loved one in a bundle of joy—visiting the Bronx Zoo cockroach you named after your ex, hiring Mariachi players to perform "Can't Keep My Eyes Off Of You" on the sidewalk, practicing Hygge—but none of those ideas involve the NYC subway system. Show More Summary
Cloud-based teaching platform Top Hat has raised $22.5 million in a Series C funding round from Union Square Ventures, in addition to existing investors Emergence Capital, Georgian Partners, iNovia Capital, Golden Venture Partners, Version One Ventures, and SoftTech VC. Founded out of Toronto in 2009, Top Hat provides interactive software that helps educators create and […]
The sandwiches are the stars at Meyer's brand-new coffee shop, though there are a few surprising missteps, too. [ more › ]
On Saturday, the nation's largest annual Chinese Lunar New Year celebration, with one of the only nighttime illuminated parades in the country as well, came down Market Street and circled Union Square. [ more › ]
Hearty portions of Korean food in the middle of the market For decades, Reliable Market has been Union Square’s go-to for Korean and Japanese groceries and other products: countless frozen dumplings, every type of noodle imaginable,Show More Summary
Prince's catalog is returning to streaming services in time for the Grammys. Spotify hinted at the news last week, when they papered the Union Square subway station in New York with purple ads featuring the company's logo. Prince's early Warner Bros. catalog (1979-1996) is available now on Amazon Music, Spotify, and Google Play; Apple Music,…
Also, a new spot from Roberto Deiaco of Armani Ristorante, chefs on the move and more restaurant news.
Shift Ground-Floor Uses from Retail to Housing The closing of once popular San Francisco restaurants like AQ and the decline of longtime Union Square pillar Macy’s raise a larger question: Have the fundamentals of urban retail changed? If the answer Read More » The post Should the Internet Change How SF Uses Land? appeared first on Beyond Chron.
New York City-based VC firm Union Square Ventures (USV) announced today that it has invested in Tucows, a 23-year-old company that has been publicly traded for over 15 years. It is currently trading on the Nasdaq at $48.30 per share. In a blog post authored by partner Brad Burnham, USV said it had made a substantial […]
Reblogging from USV.com today: Union Square Ventures has made a substantial investment in Tucows, a 23 year old company company that has been publicly traded for over 15 years. Since we have never before invested in a public company, that requires a bit of an explanation. All of us at USV feel fortunate to have […]
Daily Provisions will offer breakfast sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, and glazed crullers.
This morning, advertisements featuring the Spotify logo bathed in purple appeared in the Union Square subway station in Manhattan, as Billboard points out. This seems to hint that Prince’s music will soon return to Spotify after a two-year...Show More Summary
There are a lot of doughnut shops opening in the Boston area these days. Keep an eye on this page for all relevant updates. One of the stated benefits of moving to a dedicated space was that Union Square Donuts would be able to extend their schedule (and make lots more donuts). Show More Summary
The founder of Union Square Ventures is done being quiet, and wants you to join him.
Updater, a tech firm that helps people move, is itself relocating. The six-year-old firm, which made Crain's Best Places to Work list, is opening a 9,200-square-foot office at 19 Union Square West,... To view the full story, click the title link.
NYC-based chain Joe Coffee is poised for expansion Shake Shack founder, no-tipping pioneer, and all-around hero Danny Meyer is betting big on third-wave coffee. Today Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group announced it’s investing in...Show More Summary