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 »

Fox | 10.20.17

SelfMade featured on Fox, “Helping entrepreneurs become #influencers on social media”

On October 19th, SelfMade founder/CEO Brian Schechter was featured on the Fox Business Network. Check out the segment below, or on Fox Business’ YouTube channel. Stuck on choosing a filter for your latest Instagram post?… Read More »

Matt Turck's Blog | 10.18.17

Introducing SelfMade

In his latest blog post, SelfMade, Matt shares his thoughts on our investment in SelfMade: Not so long ago, designers, chefs, personal trainers, real estate agents and local entrepreneurs may have focused on creating a… Read More »

The Today Show | 10.09.17

MissionU featured on the Today show, “tackling the issue of college grad debt with a unique business model”

On October 8th, the MissionU team and founder/CEO Adam Braun were featured on the Today show. Check out the segment below, or on the Today show site. Americans owe a staggering $1.3 trillion in student… Read More »

CNBC | 10.05.17

Amazon to buy 3D body scanning start-up Body Labs, report says

In a recent post, CNBC announced the acquisition of Body Labs: Body Labs, founded in 2013, offers 3D body modeling technology, according to its website. The company helps apparel retailers make better size recommendations for… Read More »

Bluecore Blog | 10.05.17

Bluecore Raises $35M Series C

In a recent blog post, Bluecore announced a Series C funding round: A lot has changed at Bluecore. Back in 2013, we were just getting started with the idea to power magically simple triggered emails… Read More »

TechCrunch | 10.05.17

Bluecore marketing automation platform raises $35 million in Series C

In a recent post, TechCrunch announced Bluecore’s Series C funding round: Bluecore, the automated marketing platform for ecommerce brands, has today announced the close of a $35 million Series C round of funding. Norwest Venture… Read More »

Crain's New York | 10.05.17

Airbnb teams up with WeWork to target business travelers

In a recent post, Crain’s announced Airbnb is partnering with WeWork: Two of the world’s most valuable technology startups are teaming up in the hopes of luring young business travelers away from hotels. Airbnb Inc…. Read More »

FirstMark | 10.05.17

Welcome, Catherine!

Since founding the firm in 2008, we’ve been building FirstMark in a very deliberate manner.  We initially focused on partnering with world class entrepreneurs and cultivating deep bonds of trust. We created a platform that takes… Read More » blog | 10.03.17 Raises $20 Million in Series B Funding

In a recent post, announced a Series B funding round: has just raised $20M in Series B funding. This brings our total funding raised to $32 Million. This new funding will be invested in a… Read More »

Matt Turck's Blog | 09.22.17

MissionU and the Emergence of the College Alternative

In his latest blog post, MissionU and the Emergence of the College Alternative, Matt shares his perspective on our investment in MissionU: Perhaps more rapidly than ever, our work lives are changing. The concept of a… Read More »

TechCrunch | 09.22.17

MissionU raises $8.5M to build an alternative one-year education program

In a recent post, TechCrunch announced MissionU’s Series A funding round: The program is called MissionU, and like the original Dev Bootcamp concept, it looks to train students with the entire suite of soft and analytical… Read More »

Pinterest Blog | 09.14.17

Pinterest celebrates 200 million monthly users

In a recent post, Pinterest announced reaching a tremendous milestone: As of today, more than 200 million people use Pinterest every month. That’s two hundred million people discovering new ideas and trying them in their… Read More »

Guru Blog | 09.07.17

Guru Raises $9.3 Million in Series A Funding

In a recent post, Guru announced a Series A funding round: We’re happy to announce our recent $9.3M Series A round of funding led by Emergence Capital, with participation from previous investors FirstMark Capital and… Read More »