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FirstMark Capital

FirstMark Capital

A venture capital firm in New York that focuses on partnering with entrepreneurs who are changing the world by solving meaningful problems.

FirstMark Capital is a venture capital firm in New York that focuses on partnering with entrepreneurs who are changing the world by solving meaningful problems. Founded 2008 in New York, United States by Amish Jani, Lawrence Lenihan, and Rick Heitzmann, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, and series C rounds. Its portfolio companies include Ada Support, Aura, Brooklinen, HopSkipDrive, and Justworks. As of April 2020, FirstMark has made 245 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 19, 2020, when Ada Support raised $44M. FirstMark has had 31 exits, the most notable of which include Riot Games, Shopify, and Upwork. The company has raised nine funds, their latest being FirstMark Capital V.

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Amish Jani

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Andrew Oved

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Chris Ahearn

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Dan Kozikowski

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Dan Kozikowski

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Demilade Obayomi

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Greg Raiten

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Jason Yeh

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Jessica Park

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Jim Hao

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Joseph Essas

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Josh Abramson

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Julia Rudlin

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Matt Turck

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Paul Cianciolo

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Rick Heitzmann

Employee

Samuel Hodges

Employee

Sergey Nazarov

Employee

Sutian Dong

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Tasso Argyros

Employee

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ActionIQ

Ada

Frame.io

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HopSkipDrive

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Samantha Hurst
May 31, 2021
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FinSMEs
May 6, 2021
FinSMEs
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Jordan Crook
April 20, 2021
TechCrunch
As AI improves, the possibilities of what we can do with the technology grow exponentially (for better or worse). Synthesia, an AI video generation platform, is looking to make video content creation as simple and efficient as possible, and FirstMark is taking a bet on it making the world better, and not worse. The company [...]
AlleyWatch
July 1, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Jordan Crook
June 16, 2020
TechCrunch
FirstMark Capital, the NY-based VC firm whose portfolio includes Shopify, Riot Games, Pinterest, Airbnb, InVision and more, has today announced the close of its two newest investment vehicles. FirstMark IV is a $380 million early-stage fund focused on seed and Series A investments, while FirstMark Opportunity III is a $270 million vehicle dedicated to follow-on [...]
Jordan Crook
March 31, 2020
TechCrunch
Stuck at home? JK! I know you are! You're not alone. FirstMark Capital partners Rick Heitzmann, Amish Jani, Matt Turck and Beth Ferreira are also working from home. But neither distance nor virus can truly keep us all apart. That's why I'm thrilled to announce that tomorrow at 12pm EDT/9am PDT, we will be joined [...]
Jordan Crook
November 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Loop Returns, the startup that helps brands handle returns from online purchases, has today announced the close of a $10 million Series A funding round led by FirstMark Capital. Lerer Hippeau and Ridge Ventures also participated in the round. Loop started when Jonathan Poma, a cofounder and COO and President, was working at an agency [...]
Jordan Crook
July 24, 2019
TechCrunch
Adam Nelson, an early Dropbox employee and partner at Social Capital, has today announced that he's joined New York-based FirstMark Capital as a partner. Nelson was actually born and raised here in New York City on the Upper East Side and moved out to the West Coast when he attended Stanford for his MBA. It [...]
Kate Clark
April 17, 2019
TechCrunch
What it means to be an 'undercorn' and should we care?
By ERIN GRIFFITH
March 24, 2019
www.nytimes.com
As high-profile start-ups like Lyft, Pinterest and Uber prepare to go public, Silicon Valley venture capitalists are using the moment to shine the spotlight on themselves.
Matt Burns
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TechCrunch
Ada is on a mission to build chatbots powered by artificial intelligence. The company today is announcing a $19 million Series A that will go far in helping it reach that goal. The company sees the capital fueling international expansion and launching products into new verticals as well as doubling...

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