Newsletter: 044 | Game, Set, Match
Game, Set, Match
The US Open Tennis Championships kicks off in New York this week. A match on Center Court under the lights is something special, and the day session is an absolute blast with multiple matches spread across several courts. It’s one of those must-do experiences every year in the city. We’ll be there on Wednesday for the day session. Reach out if you’ll be there too.
Content We Liked
Q&A: Sarah Tavel (Benchmark)
August 23, 2018
A Q&A with Sarah Tavel (VC @ Benchmark) about the effect of VC mega-rounds, the value of operating experience as an investor, and the thought process behind a recent crypto investment.
Podcast: Adam Nelson (Social Capital)
This Week in Startups
August 14, 2018
Adam Nelson (VC @ Social Capital) talks about what it takes to raise a Series A in 2018.
Interview: Why venture capital is (finally) infiltrating real estate
The Real Deal
August 17, 2018
A discussion about The Real Deal's August cover story on real estate’s venture capital gold rush.
Content We Created
Internships: Paid vs Unpaid
Scannavino Law LLP
August 26, 2018
This post provides an overview of the factors considered by the U.S. Department of Labor and the New York State Department of Labor to determine whether an internship with a "for-profit" company must be paid.
Where We'll Be This Week
US Open Tennis
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
@ US Open
Getting out of the office to attend the day session at the US Open.
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.