For the third year in a row, ffVC is co-sponsoring the New York Demo Day for Georgia Tech’s Flashpoint Accelerator. Great companies like Ionic Security, one of our portfolio companies, have come through Georgia Tech’s Flashpoint Accelerator.
As a Southerner, the Fall and Winter seasons in New York City are a little difficult for me to get through each year. Now that November is officially here, and we’ll be seeing much less of the sun, I want to share some of the things that get me through those chilly afternoons and evenings.
It is a new era, and venture capital is at a crossroads. The old way of doing business is being challenged, and no more so than on the investing and fundraising sides. Over the next five years, the entire industry will be transformed, and everyone in the ecosystem will be affected. Some will lead, some will follow and some will fall by the wayside.
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:
I love the charisma that I witness in entrepreneurs involved in building a company from nothing, and the sense of urgency fostered by the knowledge that each person's activity makes a difference in the future of that company. Entrepreneurship has come to represent ideas coming into fruition through smart strategy and clever branding. After working at ffVC, I have been invited into the world of people who don’t settle. And for this, I ...
Silicon Alley is expanding, which makes our team here at ff Venture Capital very happy. We were recently briefed on a new initiative called the H.E.L.M program, which is designed to support businesses located in or moving to Lower Manhattan.
ff Venture Capital is happy to announce that once again we are co-sponsoring Flashpoint’s upcoming New York Demo Day.
Two ff Portfolio company founders, Sachin Kamdar, CEO of Parse.ly, and Shane Snow, CCO of Contently, have been selected for the 3rd class of NYC Venture Fellows, joining fellows from 28 other startups including Codeacademy, SideTour and Pencils of Promise. The highly-selective NYC Venture Fellows program is a collaboration between ...
The HBS Entrepreneurship Club is hosting John Frankel presenting on “How Your Startup Can Exploit the Current Technology Super Cycle” this Tuesday, January 22, 6 pm, at Harvard Business School, Aldrich Hall (Room TBD), Boston, MA. He’ll also join some students for a private dinner afterwards.
Over the last few years, the NY technology sector has blossomed and flourished. Now Hurricane Sandy has delivered a serious blow to our home city - the city where we've chosen to build, code, and grow our businesses. The NY Tech community has stepped up and collaborated across different organizations ...