Newsletter: 032 | Summer in the City
Summer in the City
We're heading into the best time of the year in New York City. The season of outdoor dining, concerts in the park, and walks along the High Line. When we're reminded that we live in one of the greatest cities on earth. And with the energy, creativity, and ambition of its people, it's no wonder that NYC is home to the world's second largest startup ecosystem.
Content We Liked
Interview: Why Melinda Gates Has Been Funding Female VCs Through Her Secretive Investment Firm
May 30, 2018
Melinda Gates discusses investing in female-led and female-focused funds, the #MeToo movement, and industries that should get more attention from investors.
Podcast: Jack Groetzinger @ SeatGeek
The Twenty Minute VC
June 1, 2018
Jack Groetzinger (Founder & CEO @ SeatGeek) talks about lessons learned in scaling the world's largest online event ticket search engine.
Video: Why people are buying cartoon cats on the blockchain
May 24, 2018
An explanation of CryptoKitties, a cryptocollectible game to buy, breed, and sell digital cats on the blockchain.
Content We Created
SEC Alert - SEC Halts Another ICO
Scannavino Law LLP
June 3, 2018
This post provides a brief news alert about the charges recently filed by the SEC against a company that allegedly raised $21 million in an ICO scam.
Where We'll Be This Week
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
@ Hudson River Park
Register For Free
Celebrate Global Running Day with a 5K run hosted by Hudson River Park and lululemon.
You'll need to sign up online at the links provided for ticketed events. Attendance is at your own cost and subject to limited availability. No need to RSVP to us for any of these events, but let us know if you'd like to be kept in the loop on any last-minute scheduling changes. Also, keep in mind that these events are not firm-hosted or sponsored events, so we have no control over availability, pricing or any other matters associated with these events. This is just our attempt at cultivating community by giving us all a chance to connect outside of the office.
About our Newsletter
We decided to launch a weekly newsletter with the simple goal of cultivating community. Our newsletter covers (1) content relating to the startup industry that we liked from the previous week, giving you something to read, listen to, and watch; (2) content we created during the previous week, keeping you up to date on news and insight from our team; and (3) events and activities we plan to host or attend in the upcoming week, providing our community of clients, partners, and friends an opportunity to share, support, and connect with each other.