TechCrunch | 03.02.17

HowGood raises $4.2 million to guide shoppers to products that match their values

Millennial consumers care about the sustainability of what they buy more than any other generation that came before them. This point is illustrated in studies from Pew Research, Clemson University and Nielsen to name a… Read More »

VentureBeat | 02.28.17 targets teams with business edition of its AI scheduling assistant

Artificial intelligence company is expanding beyond serving individual professionals to now include entire teams. Today it launched its business edition, which lets employees use their own virtual assistant to schedule meetings across G Suite,… Read More »

Dataiku Blog | 02.16.17

Dataiku Named a “Visionary” in Gartner Magic Quadrant

In a recent post, Dataiku celebrates being named a “Visionary” in its Gartner Magic Quadrant: Since the beginning, Dataiku has empowered all the members of data teams (from beginner business analysts to advanced data scientists)… Read More »

Matt Turck's Blog | 02.13.17

Debunking the “No Human” Myth in AI

In his latest post, FirstMark’s Matt Turck shares his perspective on the current state of Artificial Intelligence: What goes up must go down, and the hype around AI will inevitably deflate sooner or later. One… Read More »

TechCrunch | 02.08.17

Pinterest adds visual search for elements in images and through your camera

Pinterest said today it’s launching three new products today that will point out specific elements in pictures — whether viewed live through a camera or through a typical image search — and use them as… Read More »

NewsCred | 02.02.17

NewsCred’s #ThinkContent Awards: 50 Best Content Marketing Brands of 2017

Each year, it’s fascinating to see which brands rise to become content marketing industry leaders. Whether hot new startups or global giants, the best content marketing brands are the ones with splashy, interactive content hubs… Read More »

FirstMark | 01.27.17

Join the FirstMark Team as our Community & Content Lead

*** Please note that position has been filled as of March 1st, 2017. We are always looking for extraordinarily talented people for companies in the FirstMark community, so please join our Talent Network if you… Read More »

Sketchfab | 01.20.17

Sketchfab: A comprehensive overview on the state of the VR Industry

This trend report provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the Virtual Reality Industry in Q1 of 2017. It’s based on real data from the Sketchfab platform with over 700,000 contributors* and over 1… Read More » | 01.17.17

The New Gold Rush? Wall Street Wants your Data

The latest post from FirstMark’s Matt Turck, “The New Gold Rush? Wall Street Wants your Data”: A few months ago, Foursquare achieved an impressive feat by predicting, ahead of official company results, that Chipotle’s Q1… Read More »

BBC News | 01.12.17

Idris Elba sells Valentine date for charity

Actor Idris Elba has put himself up for auction as a Valentine’s date to raise money for charity. Proceeds will go to WE (Women Everywhere) Can Lead, a charity organization “working to empower and educate girls… Read More » | 12.15.16

HyperScience and the Enterprise AI Opportunity

Today our portfolio company HyperScience is coming out of stealth and talking a bit more about what they’ve been working on for the last couple of years. We have been involved for a little while… Read More »

TechCrunch | 12.15.16

HyperScience, with $18m in Series A funding, offers AI to solve back-office problems

Based in New York city, HyperScience is bringing relatively general-purpose AI to market to solve the problem of data processing for its clients. Sometimes, problems aren’t actually too complex to solve, but rather too boring…. Read More »

FirstMark | 12.15.16

Customizable Womenswear Brand, Fame and Partners, Wants to Change How You Shop for Clothes

Sydney, Australia might be known as the wondrous beachside metropolis we have to thank for Miranda Kerr, Rose Byrne and Finn from “Gilmore Girls.” But lately, the city seems to have become a homegrown launchpad… Read More »

CBS News | 12.05.16

The rise of designer men’s boxers and briefs: Tommy John

There are two gifts that men historically never wanted to open on a holiday: underwear and socks. But over the years, socks have become trendy, and now it’s underwear’s turn. Jamie Wax shows how entrepreneurs… Read More »

TechCrunch | 11.30.16

TraceLink, helping the pharma industry trace and track drugs, lands $51.5M from Goldman Sachs

TraceLink, the SaaS platform for tracking and tracing pharmaceuticals, has today announced the close of a $51.5 million Series C financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Existing investors, such as FirstMark Capital, Volition Capital,… Read More »