Silicon Alley: 12 New York Tech Teams That Rival Silicon Valley

Silicon Alley: 12 New York Tech Teams That Rival Silicon Valley

November 18, 2019

For many – including many of its own citizens – New York City is the center of the Western world. Home to unique culture, Broadway, fine dining, sports, and world-class museums, for many NYC is the only place to be.

These twelve tech companies in the New York area – aka ‘Silicon Alley’ – have been making waves with their products and practices, and most are currently hiring! If you’ve ever thought about relocating to the Big Apple, getting the lowdown on these companies is a good place to start!

CultureIQ was developed with the goal of giving every employee a voice and providing organizations the tools to listen. With customizable surveys, actionable insights, reporting tools, and data-driven solutions, CultureIQ enables companies to actively manage their culture to drive employee engagement and success.

AiCure is an advanced data analytics company that uses artificial intelligence to understand how patients respond to treatments. It enables intelligent decision-making and improving health outcomes. It has developed patented facial recognition and motion sensing technology to confirm medication ingestion in real time.

AdTheorent is a leading provider of predictive digital advertising technology and solutions for brands and agencies. The company leverages Big Data and its proprietary machine learning technology, as well as cross-environment mapping to predictively connect advertisers with their optimal audiences, at scale.

Talkspace is an online therapy startup that offers affordable and confidential therapy with network of professional and licensed therapists wherever and whenever clients need help. Talkspace’s mission is to make a billion people happy. With Unlimited Messaging Therapy, users have access to a licensed, professional therapist, with no appointment needed.

Peloton is revolutionizing the fitness industry by merging high-design with modern technology to provide access to live and on-demand fitness group classes led by elite NYC instructors. With instant access to classes, performance tracking metrics and a motivating real-time leaderboard, Peloton is changing the way people get fit through a comprehensive and socially connected-experience that makes every workout both efficient and addicting.

Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. Their suite of products combines cutting-edge design and world-class engineering, making it easier than ever to establish and own an online presence.

IAC is a media and Internet company comprised of some of the world’s most recognized brands and products, such as HomeAdvisor, Vimeo,,, The Daily Beast, Investopedia, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio, which includes Match, OkCupid and Tinder.

Mulberry works with e-commerce brands to embed extended warranty solutions seamlessly into their customer journey through API and plugins reducing integration time from 3+ months to less than a week.

JOOR is an online global fashion marketplace, connecting brands and retailers for a more productive and engaging ordering and assortment planning experience. The company is pioneering a wholesale evolution by making the process easier and faster is a tool that transforms the way teams work together. Its mission is to help teams build a culture of transparency, empowering everyone to achieve more and be happier at work. The company is obsessed with building an excellent product, and its goal is to create a tool that people will love to use.

Undertone is a digital advertising company that sits at the intersection of media, creative and technology. We develop immersive video, high impact and display ad units that enable brands to engage consumers beyond the confines of traditional banner ads. Through our technology platform, we deliver these ads across screens and devices on a handpicked portfolio of the world’s best media properties.

BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports teachers, and bolsters achievement – in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices. BrainPOP sites host more than 11 million visits each month. Specialties include animated educational content, digital content, 21st century learning tools, mobile learning, and game-based learning.