After graduating from MIT with a B.S. in economics in 2001, Ian Sigalow worked as an associate for Boston Millennia Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in IT. In 2006, Sigalow earned his MBA at Columbia University. While at school, Sigalow founded StrongData Corporation, a smart card company. Sigalow left the company in 2006 to […]
Some of them want to see traction. Some will invest on blind faith. Still others won’t look at more than a one-page elevator pitch. Many are founders themselves, but no matter what their preferences, one thing is certain: every single person here is ready, willing and able to write you a check – provided that […]
Alan Patricof, Greycroft LCC, explains why he thinks crowdfunding will open up a whole new door for startups.
There’s something to be said for experience, and last week Columbia, one of the oldest colleges in the country, kicked off its first annual #StartupColumbia entrepreneurs competition with a fireside chat entitled New Venture Landscape: Then and Now. It was an interesting juxtaposition having on the stage Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners founder who has long […]
With a start as an editorial assistant at Premiere magazine, Mark Patricof has carried his media background into his current role as partner at MESA+. The firm focuses on consumer Internet, content, advertising/marketing and e-commerce companies in New York. He also carries with him a venture capitalist legacy — his father is Alan Patricof, often […]
With over 40 years of venture capital experience and a variety of successful investment firms, Alan Patricof has become one of the country’s leading authorities on public and private venture capital, which is why he is often revered as the industry’s “founding father.” The pioneering venture capitalist founded one of the world’s leading venture firms, […]