AlleyCorp continuously founds and builds companies. On the incubation side, we originate the idea, hire the team, fund the initial 6-12 months, launch the company, and maintain integral leadership throughout the company's lifecycle.
We also invest in very early stage companies as the first seed investors.
Originator of MongoDB, Business Insider, Gilt Groupe, AlleyCorp continues to launch new companies, each influencing their respective fields and paving growth of entrepreneurship in New York City.
And we are excited to launch more companies.
Kevin and Dwight Merriman co-founded MongoDB in 2007. MongoDB is the world’s most popular NoSQL database system employing almost 1000 people in 15 countries.
Dwight Merriman co-founded DoubleClick where Kevin was president and then CEO. There, they built the company to a multi-billion dollar global adtech leader with 1500+ employees.
Kevin and Dwight Merriman co-founded Business Insider in 2009 with Henry Blodget. Kevin functioned as Chairman of the Board through its acquisition. BI reaches 150 million unique monthly visitors.
Kevin and Dwight Merriman co-founded Gilt Groupe in 2007, revolutionizing the e-commerce and retail industry with its daily flash sales. At the time of sale, Gilt employed 1000+ people and did $600M in revenue.
Founded in 2016, Denverite is a new source of content providing for a more modern, accessible take on the news to a fast-growing local audience. Denverite was acquired by Spirited Media.
Founded in 2017, Samada is a content-based company that curates recommended content for preparing for end-of-life. Samada was acquired by Care.com in July 2018.
Forbes' 2017 next billion-dollar startups.
In 2013, Kevin Ryan co-founded Zola with two former Gilt executives and is Chairman of the Board. Zola is transforming how couples and guests share, buy, and ship wedding gifts and has served over 300,000 couples.
Fortune's 2017 leading digital health companies.
In 2015, Kevin Ryan co-founded Nomad Health and is Chairman of the Board. Nomad is the first online marketplace for clinical work eliminating the chaotic healthcare staffing system for doctors and nurses.
Forbes' 2018 real estate startups to watch.
In 2015, Kevin Ryan co-founded Workframe and is Chairman of the Board. Workframe is a collaboration platform for real estate teams that drives communication and decision-making across projects of any scope.
Launched March 2018.
Kevin Ryan co-founded CoEdition with three former Gilt executives. CoEdition offers women's sizes 10 to 26 and aims to be a tool for women to buy stylish options without questioning whether it will be available in their size.
Founded in late 2013, SecurityScorecard provides the most accurate rating of security risk for any organization worldwide. Other notable investors include Google Ventures and Sequoia Capital.
Founded in 2014, Chain is a blockchain company that partners with financial firms. Other investors include Khosla Ventures, RRE Ventures. Recently merged with Lightyear to form Interstellar.
Founded in 2017, Anvyl is using analytics to reinvent supply chains to make products better, smarter and easier. Anvyl's additional investors include First Round Capital.
Launched in 2017, Uala offers Argentines a low-cost banking alternative via their smartphones. Uala raised a $34 million series B in a new round of funding led by Goldman Sachs's venture unit.
Launched in 2017, Great Jones is creating a platform to serve the $2 trillion in rental homes owned by small-scale investors, bringing new technology to property management. Raised $8M Series A by Crosslink Capital.
Founded in 2016, Spring aims to use its proprietary technology developed at Yale to provide employees with a go-to mental health solution. Raised $6M seed round led by Rethink Impact with participation From Work-Bench, RRE, BBG, and others.
Founded in 2009, Atlas Obscura is a travel guide with articles, travel tips, and event details about the world’s hidden wonders. Atlas's additional investors include A+E Networks.
Blueground provides turnkey flexible rental apartments now hosting over 1,700 listings in nine cities across three continents.
Founded in 2016, RippleMatch helps entry-level candidates find their dream jobs. RippleMatch has raised around $5 million in venture funding to date as it automates the time-intensive parts of entry-level recruiting.
Launched in 2015, SystemOne is a comprehensive disease intelligence and response service being used in over 37 developing countries to fight HIV and TB.
Founded in 2015, Show-Score organizes information and reviews for theater shows. Additional notable investors include the Seelig Group leading the Series A.