Venture capitalist (@lererhippeau.com), entrepreneur, media executive (ex-CEO of The Huffington Post, ex-CEO of Ziff-Davis), passionate about the oceans
Our Summer Associate @ClaireBiernack2 spent the past few months creating tools and resources to help our seed stage founders prepare for their Series A. Here's her roadmap for how entrepreneurs can run a thoughtful fundraising process. https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/what-founders-should-know-about-preparing-for-their-series-a-3277702bba27 @LererHippeau
Here come the @Allbirds socks https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/13/allbirds-is-now-selling-socks/
RT @LererHippeau: Seventy-five percent of Americans say buying a home is a priority, but the mortgage process remains largely fragmented, c…
Thrive Capital has led a $35 million investment in ⁦@LeafLinkUS⁩ , the developer of an e-commerce platform for the cannabis industry ⁦@LererHippeau⁩ https://www.wsj.com/articles/thrive-capital-makes-first-cannabis-investment-11565175601
RT @LererHippeau: Looking to make a move? There are currently 2,173 open roles in our portfolio at companies across all stages and sectors. See if there's a fit for you.👇https://buff.ly/2YIH3Ze
⁦@transfixIO⁩ leaders explain why digital freight isn't 'Uber for trucking' - Business Insider ⁦@LererHippeau⁩ https://www.businessinsider.com/transfix-leaders-explain-why-digital-freight-isnt-uber-for-trucking-2019-8
RT @LererHippeau: What's key to building a memorable in-store experience? Our Principal @strandby runs down her top retail picks, which include family experience store @CAMPSTORES. Via @Retail_Safari. https://buff.ly/2LP37v0
RT @LererHippeau: If meditation apps haven't really worked for you, you can now try out a new medium. The Wall Street Journal reviews meditation pillow @WaveMeditation. Via @WSJ. https://buff.ly/2Gwkg8r
RT @Guideline401k: Exciting offer: sign up for a new Guideline 401(k) plan between now and 8/31/19 and you'll get your first three months free. http://Guideline.com @LererHippeau
RT @BenjLerer: PARENTS: we've launched a kids channel at @dodo -- subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCofXFskZSRZV7ehHPhOlfiA @LererHippeau
RT @CendanaCapital: Very nice in-depth interview with @erichippeau @LererHippeau that covers a lot of interesting venture history https://news.crunchbase.com/news/seed-series-lerer-hippeau-co-founder-and-managing-partner-eric-hippeau/
Why sustainability is at the heart of @Allbirds: https://www.fastcompany.com/90363258/how-the-green-new-deal-could-reshape-the-fashion-industry @LererHippeau
New link: Local businesses like cafes and bookstores offer a great deal of value for their communities. But traditional start-up capital (home equity loans) is harder to come by. Read how @TheMainvest is empowering community-driven financing https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/please-welcome-mainvest-a-community-driven-financing-solution-for-small-business-owners-15cdb4c44f54 @LererHippeau
Local businesses like cafes and bookstores offer a great deal of value for their communities. But traditional start-up capital (home equity loans) is harder to come by. Read how @TheMainvest is empowering community-driven financing here. https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/please-welcome-medly-a-digital-pharmacy-offering-same-day-delivery-80837bdba2b2 @LererHippeau
RT @adage: On our Top 20 Hottest Brands list: .@glossier achieved unicorn status in March after receiving $100 million in funding, bringing its valuation up to $1.2 billion. Read more about the company and its success: http://bit.ly/2x8Tf60 @LererHippeau
RT @KHealthInc: Today we welcomed our 1 millionth user to free personalized healthcare. 🚀 To celebrate, we're telling the story of K—starting with CEO @allonbloch's account of how it all began. https://www.khealth.ai/post/the-origin-of-k-health @LererHippeau
Our company Ollie does great dog food: The Next Frontier Of Wellness: Your Pets via @forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/serenaoppenheim/2019/06/18/the-next-frontier-of-wellness-your-pets/#4baa940d53c1 @LererHippeau
RT @NPR: While Tim Brown was selling sneakers to his soccer teammates, Joey Zwillinger was increasingly frustrated by a lack of commitment…
The best-run supply chains are the ones you barely notice. For the next post in @LererHippeau's talent series, @amandamulay dives into supply chain with vertical indoor farm @BoweryFarming. Check out Ben Levick's insights here: https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/whats-in-a-role-ben-levick-head-of-supply-chain-and-expansion-at-bowery-farmin g-409e4afa6120
RT @strandby: Very excited to announce our investment in @MedlyPharmacy and support Dr. Marg Patel in his mission to help people feel better, faster! @LererHippeau
RT @steph_manning07: Proud of @N_Sportelli for putting pen to Medium post, encouraging others to do so, & building @bywomenVCs because representation👏 matters👏 @LererHippeau
Founded by second generation pharmacy operators, digital pharmacy @MedlyPharmacy removes common pain points by offering consumers free, same-day prescription delivery. Read about what @SahajKP and Dr. Marg Patel are building here. https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/please-welcome-medly-a-digital-pharmacy-offering-same-day-delivery-80837bdba2b2 @LererHippeau
@Prima launches first set of signature product today. Science-driven, elevated plant wellness platform unlocking therapeutic value of functional botanicals and hemp cannabinoids/CBD. http://prima.co #LIVEprima #hempCBD #healing #launch @LererHippeau
RT @LererHippeau: Team LH is headed to Toronto for @CollisionHQ. To find us: Tomorrow, @erichippeau is speaking on the Venture stage at 10:45am and moderating a panel on the Main stage at 2:55pm. You can find @grahambrown_ on the Venture stage at the same time. Come say hi. 👋
Congratulations RT @benleventhal: Extremely proud to announce that @Resy has agreed to be acquired by @AmericanExpress, an incredible company and one that shares our passion for dining. https://www.fastcompany.com/90349959/american-express-has-acquired-reservation-platform-resy @LererHippeau
RT @isabellevop: With several investments across cannabis and CBD, we're strong believers in this market. Learn more about the progress and current obstacles in the industry from experts incl @erichippeau, @Vagnst @khumiston, and @leaflink @ryang_smith. https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/6-drivers-and-challenges-for-the-cannabis-space-according-to-industry-experts-dfa0f4b87878
Our Director of Platform @steph_manning07 shares how VC firms are investing in platform support as a way to differentiate and better support founders. Check out her post on @Forbes for data and insights into the growing area in VC. https://www.forbes.com/sites/valleyvoices/2019/05/08/why-vc-firms-are-investing-in-platform/#75193c0f2b94 @LererHippeau
RT @LizClaman: Tesla’s Elon Musk is a treasure to the business community: Eric Hippeau http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6029572730001
RT @zipline: Zipline’s first Ghana distribution center is now ready for launch. 📽 Tune in Wednesday for the live stream → http://instagram.com/zipline @LererHippeau
RT @BoweryFarming: #earthday is all about #biodiversity. Did you know that in the food space specifically more than 6,000 plant species hav…
RT @isabellevop: Excited to announce our investment in Kangaroo - a company committed to bringing accessible security to every home. Over 100M U.S. homes don't have security solutions. Read why we're excited to be backing a better solution @LererHippeau https://medium.com/@LererHippeau/please-welcome-kangaroo-a-simpler-solution-for-home-security-cda59ca90fd0
Please welcome Blockdaemon, the most flexible onramp for enterprise blockchain solutions by @LererHippeau https://link.medium.com/yiMFC1H6LV
RT @BenjaminMcKean: The @hungryroot store is here! Come check us out at 909 Broadway (between 20/21st) in Manhattan. #hungryroot @LererHippeau
RT @shafqatislam: So this just happened. Congrats to the entire @newscred team for crushing the Gartner Magic Quadrant (again). Exciting to see us extend our lead. https://insights.newscred.com/newscred-named-a-leader-in-gartners-magic-quadrant/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&u tm_campaign=gmq&utm_content=oc @LererHippeau
The humble kohlrabi has been reinvented as a delicacy by @BoweryFarming https://qz.com/quartzy/1582977/ via @qz @LererHippeau
RT @justbobbibrown: No, this is not an April fools joke. The day has arrived 🙌 Meet the newest additions to our @justbobbibrown family. Sho…
RT @m2jr: God Bless America. And founders who REFUSE to quit. Who make enormous and courageous sacrifices to make the world better for all of us. Congrats to Logan, John, and Thunderlizard hunter @annimaniac
RT @Selina_y_wang: SCOOP: @Casper joins the unicorn club. Online mattress retailer raises $100 million, valuing the startup at $1.1 billion. CEO Philip Krim tells me he's eyeing Asia + brick & mortar expansion @technology https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-27/mattress-startup-casper-joins-the-unicorn-club-with-new-funding @LererHippeau
Flying taxi startup @flyblade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic https://tcrn.ch/2WkDYtc via @TechCrunch @LererHippeau
RT @Digiday: @LererHippeau's @AndreaHippeau recently discussed how to sell on Amazon without totally surrendering control to the platform, and how to identify the right retail partner https://trib.al/MbjGp9U
RT @JulianMoncadaNY: I started using @splice as a musician before I joined @LererHippeau 4+ years ago. I’m proud that we’ve backed them and @smart every step of the way since I joined. https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/20/splice-sample-marketplace/
RT @LererHippeau: Our TalentTracker reverse job board lets candidates apply for roles at 250+ startups through one easy application. Apply to be considered for jobs at companies like @glossier, @splice, @GroupNineMedia, and @NamelyHR 👇 https://talenttracker.lererhippeau.com/users/sign_in
RT @LererHippeau: There are 1,969 open roles at our 250+ portfolio companies in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, San Francisco, and more. Check out who's hiring.👇 https://jobs.lererhippeau.com/
RT @LererHippeau: Congratulations to @EmilyWWeiss and @glossier on the Series D fundraise. 👏👏👏
RT @MKRocks: More fuel for the @glossier rocket ship! Portfolio company of @ForerunnerVC @LererHippeau https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/19/glossier-triples-valuation-enters-unicorn-club-with-100m-round/
RT @N_Sportelli: You might think we're all about DTC but @LererHippeau actually has a ton of enterprise companies like @clubhouse, @Guideline401k, and @WorkJam. Excited to team up w/ @Work_Bench & @PrimaryVC in April for a discussion with @polina_marinova https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-april-2019-tickets-58392274866
With prior investments in @olliepets, @dodo, and @The_One_Health, we remain bullish on the pet space. We're excited to welcome @dogcollarsbyfi, maker of a smart GPS tracking collar, to our portfolio. https://medium.com/@LererHippeau/please-welcome-fi-a-smart-gps-dog-collar-for-modern-pet-owners-654f122c1113 @LererHippeau
Congrats to @WarbyParker for donating 5 million pairs of glasses. Amazing milestone https://www.warbyparker.com/buy-a-pair-give-a-pair @LererHippeau
Considering the short runway between rounds, it's important for entrepreneurs to spend early-stage capital wisely to meet goals. We asked our founders to share their best practices and lessons from deploying their own. Here's what they said. https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/founders-and-vcs-share-6-tips-for-spending-your-early-stage-capital-70d04ad09fc0 @LererHippeau
Looking forward to supporting Jonathan Wolfson and Mark Brooks as they build Ingenuity, a brainfood brand that helps kids get the nutrients they need at a crucial point in their development. https://medium.com/lerer-hippeau-ventures/please-welcome-ingenuity-brands-a-brainfood-brand-for-growing-kids-8566d5b355 @LererHippeau
 
 
 
 
 
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