The Power Broker
The fastest way to an emerging tech company’s heart is through its venture capitalist.
Such has been the modus operandi of Jack Petrie, a senior vice president at CresaPartners who has amassed a list of clients that reads like a veritable who’s who of Silicon Alley. He’s found these clients through contacts and clients of his in venture capital.
“I [find] that usually I can connect the dots with a lot of these companies with relationships I have with V.C. firms and people I have met through the community,” said Mr. Petrie, 50.
Earlier this year Old Spice premiered an ad campaign in which their spokesman replied in real time to users Twitter comments.
The partners and portfolio companies from First Round Capital, which has a strong presence in New York, are recreating that act to send out their holiday greetings.
“Hello Internet denizens, how are you this Read More
Funding, Tech VC
Josh Kopelman’s First Round Capital, a VC firm focused on early-stage startups, has seen a number of impressive exits in its first two years of existence, including the sale of Brooklyn-based portfolio company Hot Potato to Facebook in August.
Now First Round Capital has raised a $126 million sophmore fund, Read More
Restaurants love to have their information spread across as many different parts of the web as possible so that hungry folks can stumble onto their business. But keeping all that information up to date can become a real chore.
In January Wiley Cerilli launched SinglePlatform to address this problem. Restaurants just update their Read More