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Starting Up in New York

November 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · VC, tech

Tweet On Saturday, the New York Times published a very cool graphic mapping the 400+ startups in NYC that have raised money from investors in the last two years. Many of these companies are ones that my firm has invested in, and given the firm’s mission to strengthen and diversify the city’s economy, I’m excited [...]

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PIPA and SOPA. What’s the Big Deal?

November 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment · VC, tech

Tweet For more details, read the posts by Bijan Sabet and Fred Wilson or watch this video on Vimeo. Take 30 seconds and click here to write your congressman.

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Moving On, For Real!

August 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, VC, socent, tech

Tweet Unlike a post made on this blog on April 1 of last year, this post actually does confirm I have indeed moved on from investment banking to pursue new opportunities. Specifically, I decided earlier this year to join a venture capital firm here in New York City and just had my first day on the [...]

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Whartonite Seeks Code Monkey

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments · VC, tech

Tweet Just earlier this morning, a friend of mine Gchatted me with a question: Did I know of any developers that could help him with a start-up idea of his? I told him most of the folks I knew were either working full-time on their own start-ups or already involved in multiple side projects, but [...]

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Happy April Fools’!

April 1st, 2011 · No Comments · tech

Tweet My favorites are Robin Hood and Werner Heisenberg.

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LinkedIn Map Amazingness

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet So… this’ll make two LinkedIn posts in a row. Not really the “next hot young startup” or anything like that, but they’re definitely rolling out some new features, like LinkedIn Maps. Have you ever wondered what your network looks like? Wouldn’t it be cool to see a visual representation of not only how you’re [...]

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LinkedIn 2010 Review

January 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet So I just got this email last night. “LinkedIn 2010 Review.” I’ve been on the service for awhile now, but I think this is the first time I’ve received an update like this. Thought it was an interesting way of summarizing a year’s worth of info in one snapshot and definitely a good way [...]

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