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#NYCTech -  With the thousands of pages in the Affordable Care Act, it should be no surprise that navigating the complexities of the insurance market is a convoluted and arduous process. CoverWallet is the simple solution for your businesses...
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#NYCTech -  You can read a company’s ‘about’ page as many times as you want and you will still not get a full picture of what the company does, how it operates, and what its key drivers are for business decisions. If you are in sales, you...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of October 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 -  When looking into contact lenses as an option, people are surprised at how expensive they can be. Until now, companies could charge you want they want given that sight is a necessity and you very few alternatives. Thankfully, Hubble...
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#NYCTech -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in NYC during the month of October. Total capital raised in October by New York startups approached $500M. I have included some additional...
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Funding - There has been chatter over the years about fund economics  —  specifically whether carry should be calculated on a fund level, or on a deal-by-deal basis. With the rise of Syndicates and SPVs — and the rise of Angelist as...
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#NYCTech -  The East Coast startup scene, namely Silicon Alley, is unlike the West Coast, namely Silicon Valley. The West Coast scene is about being consumer-focused and getting a large scale user adoption. Take a look at Facebook that is...
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#NYCTech - Today, I took the time to scour through some data from our friends at CrunchBase to isolate the most active New York City venture capital firms that are investing in the largest number of deals (this analysis is not based on dollar...
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Advice - What is Venture Capital? Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of fledgling companies.  But when the company needs to scale, and scale quickly, significant financing can be required, often beyond what any one individual would be willing...
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#NYCTech - Liquidity tends to be of paramount importance when it comes to both entrepreneurs and venture capitalists making money. However, only a small subset of the startup universe will ever get to the acquisition or IPO stage. Today, I take...
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#NYCTech -  Over the past eight years we have invested directly in more than sixty-five companies. We have also indirectly seeded hundreds more through incubators and other venture funds. We’ve learned many valuable lessons during this period....
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#NYCTech -  We’re very excited to finally announce both our new fund and our new brand, Compound. Since the change from Metamorphic Ventures to Compound is the bigger piece of news, we’ll start there. When we started Metamorphic Ventures,...
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Venture Capital - In March 2015, I joined Flight VC as manager of the Israeli Founders Syndicate, the 15th syndicate in the stable of Flight VC’s federation of AngelList syndicates headed by Gil Penchina and Shawn Merani. By September, I was...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and early stage funding in NYC and nationally over the last three years on a quarterly basis. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down...
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#NYCTech -  Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and angel funding during the all of September, 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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Funding -  Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in the US during the month of September. Total capital raised in September by US startups exceeded $4.6B. I have included some additional...