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 »

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 »

Built In Colorado | 10.10.17

Bonusly Helped Donate Over $60,000 to Disaster Relief

In the wake of recent natural disasters, FirstMark portfolio company Bonusly, which offers a rewards-based employee recognition platform, acted quickly to enable its customers to give to disaster relief donations via the Bonusly platform: “We quickly… 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 »