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UltraLight: Four Top NY VCs Discuss 2013 Investment Trends

UltraLight: Four Top NY VCs Discuss 2013 Investment Trends

By Lauren Keyson This is a great time to start a technology business, according to four expert NY venture capitalists at Ultra Light Startups Investor Feedback Forum Thursday night. In addition to advising entrepreneurs, investors discussed 2013's growth sectors. Unsurprisingly, they all favored [Full Story…]

NowThis News Makes a Showing in Online and Mobile Video News

NowThis News Makes a Showing in Online and Mobile Video News

NowThis News is attempting to revamp news with video news content. The company was founded by Eric Hippeau and Ken Lerer, both Huffington Post ex-executives. The app and website feature professionally produced video content in short segments. The site has content from other networks and repackaged [Full Story…]

Eric Hippeau Investing in #nyctech

Eric Hippeau Investing in #nyctech

Eric Hippeau is a prolific investor in over 80 startups, most of which are based in NY. Previously the CEO at The Huffington Post, Hippeau is currently working at Lerer Ventures and has been praised by names such as Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti and Buddy Media's Mike Lazerow. When Hippeau started at the [Full Story…]

Lerer Ventures Raises Second $25M Seed Fund for NY Startups

Lerer Ventures Raises Second $25M Seed Fund for NY Startups

NY's Lerer Ventures announced today that it has raised a new $25 million second seed-stage venture fund,¬†mostly from friends, families and small family investment groups. Moreover, the fund will be joined by Eric Hippeau, formerly¬†the CEO of The Huffington Post, who will be managing it full [Full Story…]

HuffPo’s Adaptive Semantics Buy Not Buying Spree Start

HuffPo's Adaptive Semantics Buy Not Buying Spree Start

The Huffington Post's recent acquisition of Adaptive Semantics isn't the beginning of a buying spree, CEO Eric Hippeau told paidContent. The NY-based blogging news company had been using Adaptive Semantics technology to manage its discussion areas and noted a significant increase in [Full Story…]

TechCrunch Disrupt: Day 1 – Recap of Late Afternoon

TechCrunch Disrupt: Day 1 - Recap of Late Afternoon

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Several startups had the chance to demo their products yesterday at the end of the first day of the Tech Crunch Disrupt conference in New York.  As part of the event's "Startup Battlefield" competition, where 20 startups compete in a tournament for a grand [Full Story…]

Hippeau Becomes HuffPo’s New CEO

Hippeau Becomes HuffPo's New CEO

The Huffington Post has announced that Eric Hippeau, a New York based managing partner at investor SoftBank Capital and a member of the HuffPo board, will be joining the company as its new CEO. Hippeau comes on board with an extensive tech and media background, as he was chairman and CEO of [Full Story…]