As part of the regular speaker series at South Park Commons, Andreessen Horowitz’s Martin Casado, Felicis Ventures’ Aydin Senkut, Y Combinator’s Daniel Gross and Basis Set Ventures’ Lan Xuezhao gathered in April to chat about their strategies around investing in AI companies. From their evaluation criteria for AI startups to their short-term and long-term outlooks for
As a Marketing Manager at The Information, I work to refine the brand voice and write marketing messaging across site, e-mail, videos, and social media. Here are some examples of my copywriting work: 1. Subscription Landing Page For this project, I worked closely with the product team to highlight The Information’s different subscription tiers as
Dear Diary: It was late July and humid. We were on the roof of his apartment building in Alphabet City, drinking beer and listening to a Spotify playlist he had made for me. The sun started to fall, creating shadows against the concrete. It couldn’t have been more than our fourth or fifth date. Looking
In the oversaturated realm of sports journalism, The Player’s Tribune is a standout. In lieu of outsider sports coverage and analysis, the Player’s Tribune — which was founded by Derek Jeter — is curated and controlled by professional athletes, providing a unique perspective into the daily sports conversation. In fact, thousands of athletes have published
Charlie O’Donnell has been investing in NYC’s startup community for over a decade. A celebrated member of New York’s venture capital circuit, O’Donnell got his start in VC as an analyst at the General Motors pension fund and later on the original Union Square Ventures team. After stints as a founder and Principal at First
Jeff Dachis has been a leader in the New York tech scene for a long time. Dachis co-founded digital marketing solution Razorfish in 1994, growing the company from a two-person shop to over 2,000 employees, bootstrapping the company until its IPO in 1999. In 2008, Dachis founded Dachis Group, which used proprietary data analytics technology
Ryan Williams started his first business when he was 13. He sold the company, which allowed people to buy and sell sports apparel, when he was a freshman at Harvard University. During the remainder of college, Williams created and ran a real estate business using a database that tracked homes as they came to auction.
In 2002, Dr. Michael Black was researching how to create statistical models of the human body and preparing to teach a course on computer vision at Brown University. However, before the course began, the Virginia state police contacted Black with hopes of utilizing his research to identify a perpetrator in a robbery and murder case.
Last year, McKinsey published a report outlining how $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 if appropriate measures are taken to advance women’s equality in both society and the workforce. As systemic gender disparities are rooted in business at-large, that goal is easier said than done. Tech’s diversity problem has been a hot-button issue
When you think of AOL, most of us probably think about the infernally slow age of dial-up, one of the largest, and worst, mergers, ‘You’ve got mail,’ and this social gateway. Walking into AOL’s bustling office in Astor Place paints a different picture, and it’s anything but outdated. The expansive, multi-story office feels more like a chic