The wave of tech tenant leasing deals in Midtown South continues.
Knewton Inc., a provider of sophisticated online-based learning and education programs for students and test takers, has signed a 16,000-square-foot lease at 100-104 Fifth Avenue, an office building owned by the Kaufman Organization. The term of the deal, which is for the 20-story building’s entire eighth floor, stretches ten years. Asking rents for the space were $55 per square foot.
Venture capital firm FirstMark Capital landed in a veritable hornets nest of digital activity after it agreed to a 10-year lease at 100-104 Fifth Avenue, a tech-trendy building that already has Apple and Yelp
as one of its many social media tenants.
Today, New York venture capital makes its way across the pond, as FirstMark Capital leads a $6 million series B equity fundraising round for OpenGamma, a London-based financial technology firm that provides users with an open-source analytics and risk-management platform.
FirstMark also netted a board seat in the deal. The firm’s founder and Read More