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FirstMark is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City. We provide the world’s most inspired entrepreneurs with the capital, connections, and expertise to build large and meaningful businesses. Our mission is to partner with companies working on non-obvious ideas, who are creating completely new markets or redefining existing markets. We’re proud to work alongside the tireless founders of companies like Pinterest, Shopify, Riot Games, InVision, and dozens more. Visit us in New York City or online at firstmarkcap.com and @FirstMarkCap.

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FirstMark is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City. We provide the world’s most inspired entrepreneurs with the capital, connections, and expertise to build large and meaningful businesses. Our mission is to partner with companies working on non-obvious ideas, who are creating completely new markets or redefining existing markets. We’re proud to work alongside the tireless founders of companies like Pinterest, Shopify, Riot Games, InVision, and dozens more. Visit us in New York City or online at firstmarkcap.com and @FirstMarkCap.

    Thriving With A Distributed Design Team // Jennifer Thibault, 18F [Design Driven NYC]

    Thriving With A Distributed Design Team // Jennifer Thibault, 18F [Design Driven NYC]

    Jennifer Thibault, Innovation Specialist at 18F, spoke at Design Driven NYC on February 10, 2016 about building culture with a design team distributed across the country.

    • 24 min
    Democracy Is A Design Problem: Election Ballot Design // Dana Chisnell [Design Driven NYC]

    Democracy Is A Design Problem: Election Ballot Design // Dana Chisnell [Design Driven NYC]

    Dana Chisnell, Co-Founder of the Center for Civic Design, spoke at Design Driven NYC on April 12, 2016. Chisnell highlighted classic problems with ballot design and how they can impact elections.

    • 36 min
    A Fireside Chat with Benchmark General Partner Peter Fenton (Data Driven NYC / FirstMark)

    A Fireside Chat with Benchmark General Partner Peter Fenton (Data Driven NYC / FirstMark)

    Peter Fenton, General Partner at Benchmark, spoke at FirstMark's Data Driven NYC on March 16, 2016. In a fireside chat with FirstMark's Matt Turck, Fenton discussed the attributes he looks for in entrepreneurs and the current funding landscape for startups.

    Benchmark focuses on early-stage venture investing in mobile, marketplaces, social, and infrastructure and enterprise software.

    Data Driven NYC is a monthly event covering Big Data and data-driven products and startups, hosted by Matt Turck, partner at FirstMark.

    FirstMark is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City. Find out more about Data Driven NYC at http://datadrivennyc.com and FirstMark Capital at http://firstmarkcap.com.

    • 49 min
    Jaunt's Mission to Create Cinematic Virtual Reality // Jens Christensen, Jaunt VR [Hardwired NYC]

    Jaunt's Mission to Create Cinematic Virtual Reality // Jens Christensen, Jaunt VR [Hardwired NYC]

    Jens Christensen, Founder and CEO at Jaunt, spoke at FirstMark Capital's Hardwired NYC on March 8, 2016. He discussed the future of both VR content creation and delivery.

    Jaunt is developing the hardware, software, tools, and applications to enable cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality in the hands of today’s best content creators. Jaunt’s proprietary algorithms for complex computational photography allow content producers to create incredible immersive cinematic VR experiences using existing production software.

    FirstMark Capital is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City.

    Hardwired NYC is a monthly event in New York covering the intersection of hardware and software (Internet of Things, 3D printing, robotics, etc.), hosted by Matt Turck, partner at FirstMark Capital. Learn more at http://hardwirednyc.com/ and http://firstmarkcap.com/.

    • 29 min
    The Shared Tenets of Strong Relationships and Design // Jon Troutman, Canary [Design Driven NYC]

    The Shared Tenets of Strong Relationships and Design // Jon Troutman, Canary [Design Driven NYC]

    Jon Troutman is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer for Canary. He spoke at Design Driven NYC on March 9, 2016 about the similarities between strong relationships and good design.

    Canary is a New York City-based technology startup with a mission to make people safer and more connected to their homes. Founded by experts with experience in security, robotics, software and design, Canary is focused on the development of its eponymous first product -- an affordable, easy to set up and smart security solution available to everyone, whether they rent or own.

    FirstMark Capital is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City.

    To become a part of Design Driven NYC, visit http://designdrivennyc.com. To find out more about FirstMark Capital, visit http://firstmarkcap.com.

    • 19 min

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