There’s a little shuffling in the city’s VC scene this morning. VC Steve Schlafman has announced (via his Tumblr) that he’ll be leaving Lerer Ventures to join RRE. He’ll be a principal focused on Series A investments (as opposed to his seed stage work at Lerer).
We like to imagine that when you leave Lerer you get Smirnoff iced as a send-off, but maybe that’s just us.
New York’s GroupMe and Fast Society have been getting a lot of attention recently as competition heats up in the group texting market. But two of New York’s most prominent venture firms have just chosen an app based in Waterloo, Ontario as their choice in this crowded field.
Union Square Ventures and RRE are participating Read More
Forget the compatability bots, soul mate algorithms and all the other online dating gimmicks.
How About We, a NYC startup, has a simple formula for making online dating fun again. Make it about the dates.
On HAW, users propose and accept dates, e.g. “How about we… shoot the freak at Coney and Read More