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Reopening, CEO-Board Panel, Portfolio News, and Open Roles

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We hope this message finds you and your family safe. Thankfully the TVP team and our families continue to be well.  As we await the gradual reopening of our economy and reflect on our collective situation, we know the only true

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COVID 19: CommonBond makes student loan relief simple

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Tribeca Venture Partners

During this time of uncertainty, the last thing you want to do is worry about your student loans. Our portfolio company, CommonBond, has created a simple, interactive guide to help you understand the impact of the recent federal student

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April 2020 Updates and Portfolio News

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We hope you and yours are all safe as we all work together to save lives. We were taken by this powerful image above. It’s almost as if the sky itself is paying tribute to healthcare workers here in NYC and around the world.

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COVID-19 Portfolio Updates and Resources

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We. Are. Still. Here. Like all of you, we’re home doing our part to fight this horrendous pandemic. The only thing we know for sure is the world changes fast. In the face of all this uncertainty, we’re working hard on things we can

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Managing through COVID-19: Advice to our TVP Founders and CEOs

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We recently shared the email below with our TVP Founders and CEOs. We also wanted to share this with our New York Tech community as we collectively work through this unprecedented time. Good afternoon TVP Founders and CEOs. We hope this

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IWD 2020: Breaking into the C-Suite

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Rocky Lachman, Head of Marketing In celebration of International Women’s Day, I reached out to female leaders across our Tribeca Venture Partners portfolio to hear more about their experiences in tech and highlight their leadership.

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The Perfect Pitch: 7 Steps to Deliver The Perfect Pitch

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Tribeca Venture Partners

It’s not only OK but good to answer “I don’t know” to a question for which you don’t have an answer. You can’t bulls–t a bulls–tter. We see thousands of entrepreneurs and hear countless

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Founder Interview with Sam Caucci, Founder and CEO at 1Huddle

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Sam Caucci has managed and coached sales and leadership teams for publicly held, private sector, and franchised companies across the globe. Sam founded 1Huddle, a workforce training platform using game technology to help organizations

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The Future of Work: Why we invested in 1Huddle

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Chip Meakem and Nitya Rajendran There’s a lot of talk about “the future of work” these days. Within this very broad category, we’ve done some deep dives in a few sub-sectors. One area that drew our attention is corporate training.

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Tribeca Venture Partners 2019 Year In Review

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Tribeca Venture Partners

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW 2019 was a good year for Tribeca Venture Partners. We built on last year’s success in the portfolio, welcomed a new unicorn from Buffalo, expanded our marketing and analytics, and deepened our contributions to the

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2020 Predictions: Trends and Insights

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We’ve been working on our 2020 Predictions and opportunities for next year. We don’t have a crystal ball but have thoughts to share based on what we see across our portfolio and in the market. We’d love to hear what your team has been

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Fireside Chat with Mona Bijoor, Founder of JOOR and Author of Startups and Downs: The Secrets of Resilient Entrepreneurs

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Our Head of Marketing, Rocky Lachman, recently interviewed Mona Bijoor, Founder of JOOR and Partner at Kings Circle Capital, to discuss her new book Startups and Downs: The Secrets of Resilient Entrepreneurs. This was a special fireside

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Founder Interview with Philip James, Founder and CEO at Penrose Hill

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Philip James is the founder and CEO of Penrose Hill, one of the largest wine producers in the US, selling wines around the world through multiple channels, including via its Direct to Consumer website, Firstleaf. Philip is a serial

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Breaking into Venture Capital

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Our Senior Associate, Nitya Rajendran, recently sat down with SoGal Foundation to discuss Breaking into Venture Capital. Each month, Elizabeth Galbut interviews venture capitalists to gain valuable insight into the various paths to land a

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Q4 Portfolio Update: ACV Auctions, AiCure, clypd, Hive, and Thinkful

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We are thrilled to announce two recent exits in the Tribeca Venture Partners portfolio. Congratulations to the founders and teams at clypd and Thinkful for successful exits. It’s been an absolute pleasure working with both teams over the

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Founder Interview: John Furneaux, CEO and Co-founder at Hive

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Tribeca Venture Partners

John Furneaux is the CEO and Co-founder of Hive, the secret behind the blistering pace of execution at brands like Uber, Starbucks, Netflix, and Google. John founded Hive after seeing a white space in the collaboration space, and coded the

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Finding Genius: The Journey

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Nitya Rajendran, Senior Associate I am excited to finally announce the publication of Finding Genius. As a contributing author, I wrote a chapter unpacking major trends, opportunities, and challenges in the fintech space. Fintech is

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Founder Interview: Charles Bonello, CEO and Co-founder at Vivvi

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Charles Bonello is co-founder and CEO of Vivvi, and its very proud “First Dad”. Prior to starting Vivvi, he co-founded Grand Central Tech and helped build it to NY’s largest, most selective and most inclusive tech ecosystem, with over

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Back to School: Perspectives on Edtech

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We’ve been talking about education and edtech recently given the Back to School buzz in Tribeca. New York is the nation’s second-largest ecosystem for edtech and has been growing over the past few years. With parents, educators,

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End of Summer Reading List

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Tribeca Venture Partners

It may feel as if summer is winding down, but there’s still a lot of summer left in us here at Tribeca Venture Partners. So, the team is sharing our End of Summer Reading List for those looking for a good read. And for anyone who’s

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A Look At What’s Ahead

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We live amongst the trees – or buildings here in NYC – but once in a while, we try to think about the forest. One example: If I told you right now that your phone was lost, you would probably feel physically ill. That’s how

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The Fed Just Cut Rates

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Tribeca Venture Partners

The Fed just cut rates. A few thoughts from our Managing Partner Chip Meakem: It’s a Global Market: We think about the Fed rate too domestically. While the connection between Fed Funds Rate and the US Treasuries is complicated, they

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Bank On It Podcast: Episode 223 Brian Hirsch on Fintech

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Tribeca Venture Partners

“New York is eating the east coast venture capital market.” I recently sat down with John Siracusa, host of the Bank On It Podcast. Each week, John Siracusa interviews impressive leaders and entrepreneurs in Fintech to gain their

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AlphaSense Raises $50M Series B

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Tribeca Venture Partners

We are thrilled to announce that our portfolio company AlphaSense has raised a $50M Series B round led by Innovation Endeavors with participation from Tribeca Venture Partners, Soros Fund Management and other existing investors. AlphaSense

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Negotiating the Terms: Q&A with Tribeca Venture Partners’ Nitya Rajendran

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Published by Negotiating the Terms on September 25, 2018 Nitya Rajendran is an associate at Tribeca Venture Partners, based in New York. Prior to TVP, she was an investment banking analyst at Lazard. What attracted you to venture capital

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TVP Named Top 5 NYC VC Firm

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Published by Red Herring on June 27, 2018 Silicon Valley is still the king of American venture capital: last year the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA metro area contributed just over $23 billion, or 34.13%, of the nation’s entire VC

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EdSurge – Thinkful Raises $9.6M to Grow In-Person Hubs for Its Online Coding Bootcamp

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Published on EdSurge by Sydney Johnson, 1/10/2018 Darrell Silver is a unlikely critic of coding bootcamps, the 9- to 12-week intensive courses in computer science and programming skills. “Bootcamps as an entity aren’t working,” he

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Thinkful Announces $9.6m Fundraise to Bring High-Growth Tech Careers Everywhere with 1-on-1 Learning

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Brooklyn, NY – January 9, 2018 – Thinkful, the school that brings high-growth careers to people everywhere, today announced a $9.6 million Series A funding to reach students and employers in up-and-coming tech hubs. “The tech

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ShopKeep Enters Small Business Lending Market

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Like its competitor Square, ShopKeep seems to be stepping closer into its business users’ back offices. On Wednesday (Aug. 29), ShopKeep announced the launch of a small business financing solution, ShopKeep Capital. The merchant cash

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First Data Expands ShopKeep Partnership

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Tribeca Venture Partners

First Data, the commerce-enabling technology company, and ShopKeep, a cloud-based company whose technology transforms an iPad into a cash register, announced on Thursday (Feb. 16) they inked a new partnership that expands their existing

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ACV Auctions raises $15 million in venture capital amid fast expansion

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Tribeca Venture Partners

ACV Auctions has raised $15 million in Series B venture capital funding, continuing the Buffalo-based tech startup’s meteoric trajectory. ACV was founded in late 2014 by co-founders Joseph Neiman, Dan Magnuszewski and Jack Greco. It

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LoftSmart raises $1.7 million for its local rental marketplace for college towns

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Tribeca Venture Partners

My first home-way-from-home was a room in a house with an unrepeatable nickname on West College St. in Oberlin, OH. I lived with 8 other people in a two-story, rambling warren filled with rooms and roomlets that had been created over the

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Tentrr makes camping easy with furnished campsites

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Tribeca Venture Partners

There’s an app for everything these days, and one of the latest industries to get the tech makeover is camping. Tentrr is a free iPhone app that makes camping easier by letting users find and book private campsites close to major

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Camping Today: Goodbye Pup Tent; Hello Wi-Fi

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Tribeca Venture Partners

If you’re planning to spend the last weeks of summer sleeping under the stars, you won’t be alone. A new wave of campers is taking to the great outdoors, though you might not find them in A-frame tents. They’re in tree houses and

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PebblePost raises $47M as it uses online data to fuel direct mail marketing

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Tribeca Venture Partners

PebblePost, a startup that uses online data to target consumers with printed mail, has raised $47 million in a combination of equity and debt. That includes the $15 million, RRE Ventures-led Series B that the company announced in

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Truveris gets $25M to grow prescription benefits analytics platform

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Truveris, a healthcare technology company focused cloud-based data analytics solutions for the $450 billion prescription benefits industry, today announced that the company has secured $25 million in a new round of funding to accelerate its

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CommonBond Closes $231 Million Securitization of Student Loans

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Tribeca Venture Partners

CommonBond is reporting they have closed a $231 million securitization of refinanced student loans. The online lender says the issuance received their highest ratings to date with Moody’s rating Aa3, DBRS at AA. The securitization was

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The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

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Tribeca Venture Partners

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online

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Entrepreneurship at Cornell

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Tribeca Venture Partners

I drove up to Cornell University last week for the ELAB’s Entrepreneurship Kickoff event held at POPSHOP, their coworking space. As a Cornell grad it was a great excuse to make the beautiful drive up Route 17 along the southern flank of