ffMassive 2014: The Recap

ffMassive 2014: The Recap

A few weeks ago, the ffVC team traveled to Austin, Texas for SXSW, to take part in the festivities and to host ff MASSIVE, a 2.5 day event that highlighted the amazing companies in our portfolio. Over 5,000 people came to ff MASSIVE this year, and we are so thrilled with the positive response from all of the guests!

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 ffVC is going to SXSW and it's going to be Massive!

ffVC is going to SXSW and it's going to be Massive!

This year, we are once again hosting ff MASSIVE - and it's going to be spectacular.

We will be starting the festivities with a kick-off Party on Friday, March 7th at Empire Automotive on 7th and Red River, and will continue the fun though Saturday and Sunday with all kinds of events, parties and more...

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 All ffVC wants for the Holidays is...

All ffVC wants for the Holidays is...

We are officially in ice skating and candy cane mode, and here at the ffVC office, our team has been talking about what they want for the holidays, what they are thankful for, and all of the winter activities they are looking forward to participating in:

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 Celebrate the Holidays with the ffVC Countdown Calendar

Celebrate the Holidays with the ffVC Countdown Calendar

New York City is blanketed with snow, and boy, is it cold outside. And since most of us just want to be inside, ffVC and our portfolio companies want to spread some additional warmth and holiday cheer!

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 What would you do?

What would you do?

This week, one of our employees shared a story with us to which we thought everyone could relate. Here is his tale:

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 Just the Basics: Social Media

Just the Basics: Social Media

I have been spearheading the ff Venture Capital social media channels for a couple of years, and have learned many Do's and Don'ts that I want to share...

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Recap: ffVC's 5th Anniversary Party

Recap: ffVC's 5th Anniversary Party

Last night, ff Venture Capital celebrated our 5th Anniversary.

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Apple picking and pumpkins galore: What ffVC is excited for this Fall

Apple picking and pumpkins galore: What ffVC is excited for this Fall

The weather has started to get cooler, the leaves are beginning to change colors, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back at Starbucks. It can only mean one thing....autumn is upon us.

Here at ffVC, our team is excited for the Fall season for a number of reasons:

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 Congratulations, Infochimps!

Congratulations, Infochimps!

We would like to congratulate our portfolio company Infochimps for being acquired by the Computer Science Corporation (CSC).

Infochimps is an Austin-based company that indexes and connects big data publicly available on the web, and makes it searchable through a variety of formats. Using an innovative cloud service, Infochimps accommodates Big Data environments to rapidly deliver analytics and intelligence. In a blog post written by CEO Jim Kaskade, he states that "The Infochimps’ Big Data ...

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Congratulations Omek Interactive!

Congratulations Omek Interactive!

Today was a big day for one of ffVC's portfolio companies, Omek Interactive....

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