FastCompany | 02.20.18

MissionU Named “Most Innovative Company” by Fast Company

Alongside a few other members of the FirstMark family (Pinterest, Airbnb, and Shopify), MissionU is named to Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies: Launched in 2017 with over $11 million in investment and offering… Read More »

VentureBeat | 02.02.18

Hubble Contacts Launches Subscription Service in the UK

VentureBeat recently announced Hubble’s expansion into a new market: Hubble, America’s first direct-to-consumer subscription contact lens brand, announced today the second wave of global expansion with a launch in the UK. Following Hubble’s debut in… Read More »

FirstMark | 02.02.18

Join the FirstMark Platform Team as Our Corporate Development Lead

The FirstMark Platform team is responsible for supporting our entrepreneurs and their companies throughout their lifecycle. As a firm that is founder obsessed, we are 100% committed to developing innovative ways to drive tangible and… Read More »

FirstMark | 01.22.18

FirstMark is Looking for an Associate

We’re hiring! We are looking for an investment associate to work alongside our five partners in New York City. As an associate, you will engage in a broad range of activities including: supporting our investment… Read More »

FirstMark | 01.22.18

The FirstMark Elite Program Connects Startups with Students: Three Reasons to Join

TL;DR: engineering and data science students looking for internship or entry-level opportunities should apply here; one simple application puts your resume in front of dozens of innovative companies across the globe. For students, finding compelling… Read More »

Matt Turck's Blog | 01.18.18

FirstMark Invests in Ledger

In his latest blog post, Matt shares his thoughts on our investment in Ledger: It seems that the crypto world has hit the point of no return, vaulting from a fringe movement into the mainstream… Read More »

Recode | 12.06.17

Shopify Founder and CEO featured on the Recode 100 list

Today Recode announced its Recode 100, highlighting the people in tech, business and media who made a difference in 2017. Shopify Founder and CEO Tobi Lütke made the list: Shopify is on a tear. The… Read More »

Recode | 12.06.17

Airbnb Founder and CEO featured on the Recode 100 list

Today Recode announced its Recode 100, highlighting the people in tech, business and media who made a difference in 2017. Airbnb Founder and CEO Brian Chesky made the list: The apartment-rental marketplace, led by CEO… Read More »

Rick Heitzmann's Medium | 12.05.17

It’s All About People – Welcoming Beth Ferreira to FirstMark!

Rick Heitzmann welcomes Beth Ferreira as FirstMark’s newest Managing Director. Originally posted on Rick’s Medium blog: The venture business is, ultimately, all about people. Just like a startup, a VC firm is only as good… Read More »

Galore | 11.09.17

SelfMade featured in Galore Magazine

Galore reviewed the recently launched SelfMade: I talked to Andy Cassanova who was one of SelfMade’s first users. “The turn around time is great, once I submit a photo I have it back in a few hours… Read More »

Optimus Ride | 11.02.17

Optimus Ride raises $18M in Series A funding

Optimus Ride recently announced their Series A funding: Today, Optimus Ride, a MIT spinoff company developing self-driving technology, announced it has closed an $18 million Series A funding led by Greycroft Partners with participation from Emerson Collective, Fraser McCombs… Read More »

InVision Blog | 11.01.17

A Note About InVision’s $100M Series E

In a recent post, InVision Founder and CEO Clark Valberg discussed the company’s recent funding: Today we announced that InVision closed $100 million in Series E funding. From the beginning, our mantra has always been to stay… Read More »

TechCrunch | 11.01.17

InVision picks up $100 million Series E

In a recent post, TechCrunch announced InVision’s Series E funding round: InVision, the design collaboration tool based out of New York, has today announced the close of a $100 million Series E funding round. The… Read More »

CNBC | 10.26.17

MissionU featured on CNBC

On October 20th, MissionU founder/CEO Adam Braun was featured on CNBC. Check out the segment below, or on the CNBC site. Colleges and university degrees don’t come with a “money back guarantee”. But MissionU is… Read More »

TechCrunch | 10.23.17

ActionIQ nabs $30M led by A16Z to bring big data targeting to marketers

The trend of using big data analytics to glean more targeted insights for your business continues to be democratized, with an increasing number of startups hitting the market to help those who are not data… Read More »