Family Matters: How to Institute Family-friendly Policies at Your Early-stage Startup

Family Matters: How to Institute Family-friendly Policies at Your Early-stage Startup

When it comes to parental leave policies, early-stage startups have some very real resource constraints. But that doesn't make any less important for them to cultivate a culture that is open, encouraging and supportive of employees looking to grow their family. Here are our recommendations for fostering a family-friendly culture that don’t force employees to choose between work and home life.

The People Driving People-Based Marketing Platform BounceX

The People Driving People-Based Marketing Platform BounceX

Last week saw the news of BounceX’s successful $37 million Series B financing. The round was led by Battery Ventures, with participation from Primary Venture Partners, Contour Venture Partners, Cross Creek Capital, Jason Finger and Rho Ventures. This is a huge win not only for our portfolio, but it’s great news for NYC Tech, which continues to demonstrate its ability to build bigger and better companies.

Building Great Businesses from the Inside Out: A Night Out with KPCB’s Eric Feng

It’s not often that you find investors who have found success as CTO, founder and investor alike, but Eric Feng has done just that, and it’s that rare combination that gives him such a unique outlook on what it takes to build successful consumer businesses. We brought together a group of would-be founders in NYC to hear about Eric’s career path, tips for startup founders, and his take on the current tech landscape.

At Your Service: Introducing the new faces driving impact at Primary

At Your Service: Introducing the new faces driving impact at Primary

Primary is growing! With a newly raised Fund II on the books and an expanding team, we are better positioned than ever to partner with the best founders in NYC. We’re excited to introduce three fantastic additions to our team who will help us broaden our impact to our portfolio companies as we help usher them successfully from Seed to Series A.

Everyone loves a SaaS platform

Everyone loves a SaaS platform

Enterprise SaaS platforms continued to drive the most deal activity this quarter, with particular emphasis on platforms that increase pricing transparency for corporate customers. Other sectors that showed particular strength were ecommerce marketplaces and financial services platforms that seek to democratize access to financial products.