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AlleyWatch March 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today, we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of March, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...
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#NYCTech - Is there anyone in the startup community who can’t name at least five VCs off the top of his or her head? We see them on panels all the time. What about the associates? You know, those people who are out there sourcing new deals,...
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Techs and the City - It's not just VC — the proportion of women mutual fund managers has fallen, too. The proportion of women partners at United States VC firms has declined for more than a decade Studies, posts and task forces keep reinforcing...
Weston Gaddy
#NYCTech - Weston Gaddy began his career in business in 2005 as a Research Analyst at WisdomTree, a NY-based exchange-traded fund provider. He then became a Summer Associate Consultant at First Manhattan Consultant Group in 2006. While still...
AlleyWatch February 2015 New York and US Venture Capital & Angel Investment Report.001
#NYCTech - Today we take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of February, both in New York and nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the national...
Carter Weiss
#NYCTech - Carter Weiss is founder and partner at Silas Capital, a venture firm whose focus is on entrepreneurs building businesses in the underserved early-stage consumer products and services segments, where Silas is providing venture and...
Chris Paik
#NYCTech - A successful young investor, Chris Paik joined Joshua Kushner’s Thrive Capital in 2010 - not long after the fund was formed, and entered as a partner at the firm. Thrive Capital invests in companies focused on new forms of...
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#NYCTech - When my partner, Brad Svrluga, approached me three yeas ago to join him to run High Peaks Venture Partners I wasn’t interested at first.  I was personally investing and helping start startups and was seeing real success and...
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Advice - I first heard the term “traction” in 2010 when I returned to New York City and stepped into the city’s VC world.  For me, it was a new concept.  Perhaps because English is my second language, I naively defined  the word along...
AARON HOLIDAY
#NYCTech - Aaron Holiday is Cofounder and Partner at 645 Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund that focuses on e-commerce, data analytics, online marketplaces, SaaS software, and other disruptive platforms including bitcoin, IoT,...
HelloFresh
#NYCTech - HelloFresh is one of the leading meal kit delivery services in the US, – and the only one that offers nationwide delivery - providing the ultimate tasty, healthy and convenient meal option to all Americans. Those hungry Americans...
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#NYCTech - Over the past couple of years, the start-up industry has been buzzing about the Series A round. Seed-focused venture funds and seed investments have grown in number, but the A round remains an elusive and expensive yet necessary...
NIKHIL KALGHATGI
#NYCTech - Smart, witty, and a great sense of humor usually aren’t the first qualities used to describe one of Forbes Venture Capitalist Every Startup Should Know, but this soon-to-be newlywed is someone to pay attention to. A Boston...
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Advice - The odds are against entrepreneurship. The likelihood of a company becoming the next multi billion-dollar startup is less than 1 in 10,000. Gary Morganthaler, the past director at Siri and a current partner at Morganthaler Ventures,...
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Advice - The 21st Century, in its teens, is not even a new. The Y2K hoopla is far behind us (what a letdown), and we’ve gotten comfortable with iPhones and 4G LTE networks which didn’t exist just a few years ago. The ascent of SaaS and...
MARK PETER DAVIS
AlleyTalk - Mark Peter Davis has a motto that he lives by: “The more you give, the more you get.” With more than fifteen years of experience, Davis has certainly given his fair share of contributions to the Venture Capital world, and to the...