New York Venture Partners Q3 updates
Hey! Definitely interesting times right now…
I’ve been mostly in support mode helping my founders raise millions in more runway — Seed+, SeedII, bridge to A, Pre-Series A, whatever it takes.
- NYSHEX lands a fresh $25M (we invested in the seed) to match shippers with ocean carriers https://techcrunch.com/2022/09/14/nyshex-lands-a-fresh-25m-to-match-shippers-with-ocean-carriers/
- Roon raises $7.5M Seed (we invested pre-seed) led by Firstmark to help patients better understand their conditions https://techcrunch.com/2022/08/12/roon-wants-to-educate-patients-with-freshly-sourced-info-on-their-conditions/
- Our latest investment in nMachine $1M pre-seed round to build no/low code cloud infrastructure https://www.nmachine.io/blog/pre-seed-announcement
- Roon joins the second cohort of Sequoia’s seed-stage catalyst Arc https://www.sequoiacap.com/article/vision-grit-growth-introducing-the-next-arc-founders/
- Hank (Events and Community for Adults 55+) gets covered on Entrepreneur.com https://www.entrepreneur.com/growing-a-business/this-entrepreneur-built-a-business-designed-to-help-his/434645
- I was quoted in the New York Times on the recent resignations of founders from their late stage / public startups https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/10/business/silicon-valley-boy-boss
- My latest post on the current tech markets: Wake me up when September ends https://trace-cohen.medium.com/wake-me-up-when-september-ends
- Why we invested in Popchew — where food and pop culture come together https://trace-cohen.medium.com/why-we-invested-in-popchew-where-food-and-pop-culture-come-together-8f6c981f3820
- When Public Markets Experience Volatility, Experts Say To Invest In Emerging Managers https://www.forbes.com/sites/heatherhartnett1/2022/09/12/when-public-markets-experience-volatility-experts-say-to-invest-in-emerging-managers
- Startup Brothers Ep. 7 — Current markets, layoff and fundraising https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czuKkfXFhEA
- Deal flow — send me anything NOT fed, med or ed (trying out this branding — does it make sense?). No fintech/bio/health/insurance/education
- Looking to LP into emerging fund managers? The Coolwater Cohort 5 (VC accelerator) is in a few weeks. Reply back and I’ll send the link
I also moved down to Delray Beach Florida for the near year too.