New York startup bought by financial software giant

San Francisco’s financial software darling Plaid, which communicates between banks and users to facilitate safe and easy logins, has purchased New York startup Quovo. A press release from Quovo’s site confirmed the news as the steadily rising wealth management startup joins on with Plaid. The influential Silicon Valley company has already had its security codes sold to giants like PayPal and Coinbase in offering to secure logins and transactions made digitally. “Plaid’s leadership in bank account connectivity will now be complemented…

Startup that helps users get Broadway tickets rakes in $2 million in seed funding

The theater ticket sales industry on New York City Broadway is already a place with some well-established players. But Broadway Roulette, which was founded in 2016 by former entertainment journalist Elizabeth Durand Streisand, has been shaking up the scene since 2016. A recent $2 million seed funding round shows that investors have taken a liking to the startup, which revolves around the idea that users should be able to more easily navigate Broadway showtimes and ticket deals. For those living in or…