Lerer Ventures is a seed stage venture capital fund based in New York. They invest in founders at the earliest stages of a startup’s life. Everyone at the fund starts and runs companies for a living. Lerer Ventures is where they invest in their peers.
The firm was founded by father-and-son team Ken and Ben Lerer.
Ben Lerer is a manager of Lerer Ventures and the co-founder and CEO of Thrillist.com. Kenneth Lerer is a manager of Lerer Ventures. He was the chairman and co-founder of The Huffington Post and is currently the chairman of Betaworks, Bedrocket and Buzzfeed.
Jordan Cooper is a Venture Partner at Lerer Ventures. He currently serves as co-founder and CEO of Hyperpublic. Jordan was previously an investor at General Catalyst Partners, a $1.7 billion early stage venture capital firm in Harvard Square.