VentureBeat | 05.01.18

Facebook and Sketchfab partner to bring free 3D models to AR Studio

As part of Facebook’s goal to make the camera its core augmented reality platform, the social media giant today announced that it is partnering with Sketchfab to bring more 3D models to AR Studio, its… Read More »

CB Insights | 04.20.18

Rick Heitzmann Named “Top 100 Venture Capitalist” by The New York Times and CB Insights

Rick Heitzmann, FirstMark founder and Managing Director, was named a “Top 100 Venture Capitalist” by CB Insights and The New York Times. For the third year in a row, CB Insights partnered with The New… Read More »

Catherine's Blog | 04.17.18

Parsley Health and the next frontier of healthcare

Catherine Ulrich announces FirstMark’s investment in Parsley Health and the company’s mission to transform healthcare: Think back to your last primary care appointment. How long did you meet with the doctor? Did he know your… Read More »

TechCrunch | 04.17.18

Parsley Health picks up $10 million to reimagine health care

According to Parsley Health, the average adult spends 19 minutes with their physician every year. Seventy percent of the time, these short visits result in the prescription of a medication. “According to the CDC, 70%… Read More »

Matt Turck's Blog | 04.16.18

Frontier AI: How far are we from artificial “general” intelligence, really?

In his latest post, Matt Turck explores how close we are to achieving artificial general intelligence. Read the full post here. Some call it “strong” AI, others “real” AI, “true” AI or artificial “general” intelligence… Read More »

FirstMark | 04.06.18

HopSkipDrive Launches in Denver

When Joanna Aguilera found out her 6-year-old son would be transferring to a new school in Englewood, she was excited but anxious. The Denver day care, which shuttled Aiden to his old school, didn’t go… Read More »

TechCrunch | 04.04.18

InVision acquires design visibility tool Wake

InVision, the NY-based design platform focused on collaboration, has today announced the acquisition of Wake. Wake is a design tool focused squarely on supporting design visibility throughout a particular organization. Wake allows companies to share… Read More »

Conductor Blog | 03.06.18

Conductor Joins WeWork to Humanize Marketing

In a recent blog post, Conductor announced they are being acquired by WeWork: Conductor joining WeWork is a validation of everything we’ve all been working towards — showing businesses how to use their power to… Read More »

Beth Ferreira's Medium | 03.06.18

Welcome Justworks!

Beth Ferreira shares her thoughts on FirstMark’s latest investment in Justworks. Originally posted on Beth’s Medium blog:  One unsexy truth for all businesses is that internal operations are critical to achieve transformative scale. Today, it… Read More »

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 »

Colorado Public Radio | 02.16.18

Managers Are Usually The Ones Awarding Bonuses. What If Your Co-Worker Could?

On Friday, Bonusly CEO, Raphael Crawford-Marks, and Colorado Public Radio’s Andrea Dukakis discussed “what if your coworker could award bonuses?” and how Bonusly’s uniquely positioned to help realize that new world: A Boulder-based company called… 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 »