Newsletter: 039 | Make Things Happen

Make Things Happen

One of the reasons we like working with entrepreneurs is that they inspire us to make things happen.  They don't just recognize opportunities; they pursue them.  They don't just come up with ideas; they execute them.  It energizes us to do the same thing.

Content We Liked


Report: US venture capital activity so far this year in 15 charts
July 18, 2018

A collection of charts providing a snapshot on venture capital activity during the first half of 2018.


Podcast: Fritz Lanman (CEO @ ClassPass)
The Twenty Minute VC
July 20, 2018

Fritz Lanman (CEO @ ClassPass) talks about angel investing, starting and scaling companies, and capital efficiency.


Panel: Inside SoftBank's Big Bets
Fortune Magazine
July 17, 2018

A discussion about the playbook and future of SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund at the recent Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference.

Content We Created

Blog Post

Intellectual Property: IP Basics
Scannavino Law LLP
July 22, 2018

This post provides a basic overview of three common types of intellectual property: trademarks, patents, and copyrights.  

Where We'll Be This Week

Panel Event

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

@ The Yard: Herald Square
106 West 32nd Street
Register for Ticket

Zach is moderating a panel discussion on how technology is impacting the real estate industry and empowering real estate executives.  Reach out to us if you'd like to attend.

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.

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