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TechCrunch

Klara picks up $11.5 million to improve communication in healthcare

Tuesday, August 7th 2018

Healthtech continues to make impressive strides forward, but some pieces of the healthcare puzzle are still lagging way behind. Klara has the fix.

TechCrunch

Even Financial raises $18.8 million Series A

Tuesday, August 7th 2018

“The round is notable because it signifies the buy-in we’re seeing from the largest institutions in the country,” said Even cofounder and CEO Phillip Rosen.

TechCrunch

June launches its second-gen oven

Tuesday, August 7th 2018

“The June oven inspires people to cook things they might not normally cook and to trust the oven. Who cooks a steak in the oven? People don’t normally cook a steak in the oven.”

New York Post

Ample Hills' new factory makes 1,600 gallons of ice cream a day

Tuesday, August 7th 2018

Ample Hills Creamery opened a new outpost just a block from the South Brooklyn Ferry dock in Red Hook. But it’s not just another scoop shop.

AlleyWatch

Inside the Mind of a NYC VC: Caitlin Strandberg of Lerer Hippeau

Wednesday, August 1st 2018

Caitlin joins to discuss her path to venture after working as an early employee at two prominent NYC startups, the differences between the various roles found in venture, the many resources Lerer Hippeau offers entrepreneurs, actionable tips for entrepreneurs on how to handle the investor/entrepreneur relationship, and much, much more.

From the blog

What investors should know about the rise of eSports betting

Monday, August 13th 2018

By Anastacia Gordon, MBA Summer Associate Interest in eSports has exploded over the past few years. The Supreme Court’s recent ruling...

5 steps to building a category-defining company: LOLA’s plan to become a lifelong brand for women

Wednesday, August 8th 2018

Jordana Kier and Alexandra Friedman, cofounders, LOLA When LOLA launched in 2015, cofounders Alexandra Friedman and Jordana Kier were laser-focused on...

Please welcome Trupo, a safety net for the gig economy

Tuesday, August 7th 2018

Meet Trupo, the latest addition to Lerer Hippeau’s portfolio. HQ: Brooklyn, NY Founder: Sara Horowitz The problem: Freelance workers make up a growing population...

Powering VC platform: 3 Reflections from the 2018 VC Platform Summit

Wednesday, August 1st 2018

By: Stephanie Manning, Natalie Sportelli, and Amanda Mulay We spent the day with 100+ platform leaders from venture firms across the country...

Please welcome Fitplan, your new mobile-first personal trainer

Monday, July 2nd 2018

Meet Fitplan, the latest addition to Lerer Hippeau’s portfolio. HQ: Los Angeles, California Cofounders: Landon Hamilton and Cam Speck The problem: Consumers are looking...