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Entries Tagged as 'NYCIF'

Citi Bike: Bike-Sharing for New York City!

May 7th, 2012 · No Comments · NYC

Tweet Earlier this morning, Mayor Bloomberg just announced the launch of Citi Bike, New York City’s new bike share program that will begin this summer! The program will deploy 10,000 bikes across Manhattan and Brooklyn starting in July and will be managed by Alta Bicycle Share. The New York City Investment Fund is supporting this [...]

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Launching FinTech Innovation Lab 2012!

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · VC, tech

Tweet Yesterday, the New York City Investment Fund launched its 2012 FinTech Innovation Lab with its partner Accenture. The companies are all moved in to the Lab’s incubator space now, and Deputy Mayor Bob Steel welcomed the six companies last night at an opening dinner. Unfortunately, all of the work for me in managing the [...]

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Young Money

March 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Personal, VC, tech

Tweet No, no… actually this post is not going to be about the state of hip hop or the record label founded by a certain rapper. Rather, I just wanted to write briefly about how it seems like the most prolific posters in the venture world seem to be partners and the like and that [...]

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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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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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