Venture capitalist (@lererhippeau.com), entrepreneur, media executive (ex-CEO of The Huffington Post, ex-CEO of Ziff-Davis), passionate about the oceans
RT @steph_manning07: The @LererHippeau Platform has had quite the week..and it’s only Wednesday! 🍽 Mon: COO Dinner 🗣 Tues: @erichippeau @g…
Live on Centre stage: @erichippeau talks the future of the news business with @voxdotcom, @BuzzFeed, and The @guardian. #CollisionConf
RT @justinhendrix: @mattmittenthal @BuzzFeedBen @CollisionHQ @Bankoff @SabrinaSiddiqui @erichippeau Hang a right past last wishes for termi…
RT @LererHippeau: Live from #CollisionConf: @erichippeau and investors from @uncorkcap and @500Startups discuss investing in the U.S. versu…
Next up at #CollisionConf: @erichippeau leads a mentor session with founders.
Live from #CollisionConf: @erichippeau and investors from @uncorkcap and @500Startups discuss investing in the U.S. versus investing in Asia.
We’re kicking off the Venture portion of @CollisionHQ in 10 minutes, come join us talk about Fintech, Fake News, SaaS and the shifting world balance of where and how startups are funded. @paddycosgrave @jeff @erichippeau
RT @erichippeau: RT @LererHippeau: Team LH is headed to Toronto for @CollisionHQ. To find us: Tomorrow, @erichippeau is speaking on the Ven…
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. 👋
Team LH is headed to Toronto for @CollisionHQ. Here's how 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
Great forecast for podcasting, features @hernanlopez of LH company @WonderyMedia https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/06/business/media/podcast-growth.html
What the @Dodo’s animal videos tell us about the different corners of the internet https://qz.com/1561296/ via @qz @LererHippeau @GroupNineMedia
95%+ US schools & 180 countries, 1 in 6 US families with a child every day, NPS of 76 - @ClassDojo is building the world’s most-loved consumer brand in edu. And today’s Series C is proof that the best is to come! https://tcrn.ch/2SvL4ck @LererHippeau
Love these founders 😎 https://twitter.com/LererHippeau/status/1098269021135388672
RT @LererHippeau: Our Managing Partner @erichippeau joined @NYSE's #insidetheicehouse with @Polioptics to chat how founders ideate and launch new companies––and how we decide to invest in a startup. Listen to the episode here: https://bit.ly/2tv0ymK
RT @LererHippeau: There are 1,785 open roles at our 250+ portfolio companies across sectors such as enterprise, consumer, media, and more. Check out who's hiring.👇 https://jobs.lererhippeau.com/
RT @andrewrsorkin: There is a financial literacy epidemic in America. Quick lesson: NYC wasn’t handing cash to Amazon. It was an incentive program based on job creation, producing tax revenue. There isn’t a $3 billion pile of money that can now be spent on subways or education.
Considering a career in venture capital? We're looking for two Summer Associates to work with us this summer. Read about the roles and how to apply here: https://medium.com/@LererHippeau/were-hiring-summer-associates-6450b7a70e09
Founders and VCs share 8 lessons for raising a seed round this year by @LererHippeau https://link.medium.com/mmcyexe0dU
Great story about Mirror: The Most Narcissistic Exercise Equipment Ever via @nytimes@LererHippeau⁩ https://nyti.ms/2DZHS4H?smid=nytcore-ios-share
Honest Company Co-Founder Launches Hemp CBD Startup http://fortune.com/2019/02/07/cbd-prima/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social-share-article @LererHippeau
One more major investment solidifying NY's position as major tech hub and growing fast https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-07/ibm-invests-2-billion-in-new-york-research-hub-for-ai?utm_medium=social&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_content=business&utm_source=twitter
CBD market might be bigger than cannabis: New Report Predicts CBD Market Will Hit $22 Billion by 2022 https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/new-study-cbd-market-22-billion-2022-722852/ via @RollingStone @LererHippeau
Honest Company co-founder @Christopher_Gav has a new, and newly funded, CBD startup called Prima https://tcrn.ch/2t9ET39 via @TechCrunch @LererHippeau
As repeat investors in the cannabis and CBD space, we're excited to welcome Prima to the LH family. Cofounded by an all-star team of Honest Co alums and CBD advocates, Prima is a new CBD wellness company built on trust and transparency. https://medium.com/@LererHippeau/please-welcome-prima-a-consumer-cbd-brand-built-on-trust-and-transparency-59004fd2da0a
Excited to announce our investment in @byhumankind, a high-performance, eco-friendly personal care brand taking aim at the global single-use plastic crisis. Read more about what Brian Bushell and Joshua Goodman are building here. https://medium.com/@LererHippeau/please-welcome-by-humankind-a-personal-care-brand-taking-aim-at-the-global-plastic-crisis-d4f742daec72 @LererHippeau.com
RT @LererHippeau: Thrilled to see @Guideline401k included on @Forbes FinTech 50 for 2019. Hats off to @kevinbusque and the team. 👏 Read the full list here via @Jon_Ponciano. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanponciano/2019/02/04/top-investing-fintech-companies/#ce81ffc5c9a2
RT @TechCrunch: Warby Parker dips into AR with the launch of virtual try-on https://tcrn.ch/2HNINZF by @jordanrcrook @LererHippeau
In addition to #StartupVisa we need more visas for engineers, of which we have immediate needs RT @NFAPResearch: Analysis from @nvca on shortcomings in current U.S. immigration policy toward immigrant entrepreneurs. https://nvca.org/blog/immigration-policy-isnt-working-economy-lets-fix/ #immigrants #entrepreneurs
RT @BenjLerer: many key open roles @GroupNineMedia include EVP of EComm, Sr Ad Partnerships, Sr Counsel, Sr FP&A, lots in HR and Video, etc. JOIN THE FAM https://www.groupninemedia.com/careers
RT @LererHippeau: There are currently 1,837 open roles across our 250+ portfolio companies in sectors including enterprise software, e-commerce, emerging tech, and more. Explore them here. https://jobs.lererhippeau.com/
@vangsttalent just raised $10 million to plug more people into the fast-growing cannabis industry https://tcrn.ch/2UgHkga via @TechCrunch @khumiston @LererHippeau
RT @The_One_Health: “We are rethinking here how to help dogs with cancer, and how to actually help better understand cancer overall,” said Christina Lopes, the startup’s founder, and CEO. @a16z @LererHippeau @ycombinator https://www.statnews.com/2019/01/23/silicon-valley-precision-medicine-dogs/
 
 
 
 
 
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