Is NYC the East Coast’s New VC Capital?

Everybody knows it. Tom Brady knows it (when he was racking up Lombardi Trophies in Boston, he was getting his mail here). Mark Zuckerberg may have said he’d rather start Facebook in Boston, but the reality of it is, he launched offices in New York City. Clemens, The Babe, and Boggs: they all know, too. […]


VCJ Report: Analytics Add Up for VCs

As the latest funding of Buddy Media demonstrated earlier this month, VCs are placing their bets on social media analytics. After all, they made a ton of money previously in the data analytics space. VCs first cashed in on enterprise analytics, with business intelligence companies like Hyperion Software and Business Objects selling for billions. Next […]

Jules Maltz Speeds to GP Post at IVP

Jules Maltz has completed his rapid ascent at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), having been named a general partner today after joining the firm as a VP three years ago. Maltz is the firm’s sixth GP, joining Todd Chaffee, Norm Fogelsong, Steve Harrick, Sandy Miller and Dennis Phelps. Maltz joined IVP in 2008 as a vice […]

Buddy Media Raises $5 Million Follow-on From WPP

New York-based social media software company Buddy Media has added $5 million in financing from advertising giant WPP. Buddy Media recently raised $23 million in Series C financing from investors including New York-based Greycroft Partners; Palo Alto, Calif.-based Bay Partners; Menlo Park, Calif.-based Institutional Venture Partners; and Softbank Capital.

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