Caitlin's Blog | 09.15.16

Welcoming Caitlin Strandberg to the FirstMark Team!

We’re very excited to welcome Caitlin Strandberg to the FirstMark team, who joins us as a Senior Associate. To learn more about her background and to hear the story in Caitlin’s own words, you can check out her… Read More »

TechCrunch | 09.14.16 raises a $10M Series A with Jared Leto and Kevin Spacey as investors

Cloud-based collaboration tool has raised $10M in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from SignalFire, FirstMark Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Actor Jared Leto, who was a seed investor in the company, has… Read More »

Amish's Blog | 09.14.16

Announcing our Investment in

“Check out the latest edit of our promo video and let me know if you have any comments. It is a large file so I uploaded it to Dropbox here – the password is Vide0Test1…. Read More »

Business Insider | 09.14.16 Raises $10 Million to Solve Video Production’s Most Vexing Problems

With the rise of video on sites like Facebook and Snapchat, and more and more media companies realizing its importance, there comes a new set of problems: How can everyone from producers to executives work… Read More » | 09.12.16

Investing in Frontier Tech

In his latest blog post, FirstMark’s Matt Turck shares his perspective on investing in “frontier tech”. Read the full piece here. Over the last few months, the usual debate around unicorns and bubbles seems to… Read More »

Tubular Labs Blog | 09.11.16

How the New York Times is Embracing Digital Video

The New York Times Company was co-founded back in 1851 by Henry Jarvis Raymond, a journalist and politician, and George Jones, a former banker. The new publication promised to be both conservative, and radical, when… Read More »

AWN | 09.09.16

Sketchfab and Google VR Join Forces To Improve Sharing of Tilt Brush 3D Content

Google VR has launched version 7 of its popular VR creation tool, bringing several key updates to artists around the world including model imports and rotation and resize tools. During the development of the latest… Read More »

New York Post | 09.09.16

Kevin Hart partners with Tommy John after social media posts

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has turned a “briefs” love affair into a business partnership. The 37-year-old funnyman — who starred on social media three years ago dancing in his Tommy John underwear — on… Read More »

InVision Blog | 09.07.16

InVision named to Forbes’ Cloud 100 List of the top private cloud companies in the world

We’re excited to share InVision has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as part of its 2016 list of the world’s top privately-held cloud companies! Forbes, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures, recognized… Read More »

TechCrunch | 08.26.16

Symphony Commerce raises $11 million to help brands offer faster shipping

Symphony Commerce, a provider of cloud technology for e-commerce platforms, is raising $11 million to grow its fulfillment business. Charles River Ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and FirstMark Capital invested in the round…. Read More »

Technically Baltimore | 08.18.16

StraighterLine finds support from US Dept. of Education

A Baltimore edtech company is among a handful of entities selected for a new federal program that’s backing new approaches to higher education. Under the U.S. Department of Education’s Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP),… Read More »

CMS Wire | 08.09.16

Marketo Founder’s Account-Based Marketing Startup Nets $22M

Jon Miller knows a thing or two about building an enterprise technology Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company. He’s one of the founders of Marketo, the San Mateo, Calif.-based marketing automation provider that plans to sell itself to… Read More »

TechCrunch | 08.04.16

Dashlane, Google launch ‘OpenYOLO’, an API-based password project for Android apps

Password management is one of the key defenses — or key weaknesses — when it comes to protecting your data and identity online, and today Dashlane — the digital wallet and password manager startup —… Read More »

FirstMark | 07.27.16

A Roadmap to Customer Success for Early-Stage Startups

From the FirstMark Medium Account, “A Roadmap to Customer Success for Early-Stage Startups”: How should early-stage startups think about building a Customer Success team? At a recent FirstMark Office Hours, we were joined by Nick… Read More » | 07.27.16

Phosphorus and the Rise of the New Genomics Startup

FirstMark’s Matt Turck reflects on his newest investment in Phosphorus, and what it may mean for the present and future of genomics startups: As we are perhaps reaching the end of a cycle of innovation… Read More »