Posts in Events
Celebrating NYC Tech, Primary-style

We’re having trouble containing our excitement for next week’s Summit, on October 3-4, which will feature panel discussions led by VCs, presentations from NYC’s most exciting startups, and unparalleled networking opportunities amongst the greatest group we could ever dream of assembling.

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EventsNaomi Newman
CTOs: They're Just Like Us!

We so often think of CTOs as expert engineers (which they are, of course!), forgetting that in order for them to do their job well, they also need to master the human, team-building side of the business. We assembled some of the city's leading CTOs, and here are the topics that are keeping them up at night.

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The 3 Cs of Successful Brand-building: A night out with Etsy’s Linda Findley Kozlowski

In recounting her experiences at some of the most influential companies in the world - Alibaba, Evernote and now Etsy - Etsy COO Linda Findley Kozlowski gave us a glimpse into her proprietary formula for building strong brands with loyal followings. Ultimately, it boils down to fostering open communication, mobilizing communities and never losing sight of your customers.

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Long Live Silicon Alley: The Inaugural NYC Summit

We created the NYC Summit to attract the very best investors in the country to NYC. We wanted to create a sense of the magnitude and diversity of opportunities here, and to show top-notch outside investors that the depth of this community is second to absolutely nothing outside of Silicon Valley. 

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EventsBrad Svrluga
FinTech Climbs to the Top at Peak Pitch XI

While soaring swiftly to their mountaintop destination, entrepreneurs give their best six-minute pitch to their VC chair lift-mate before racing down the slope and back into the lift queue. This is Peak Pitch, the highly anticipated annual event that Primary has been fortunate to host for the past 11 years at Hunter Mountain. 

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7 Things You Didn't Know About Primary Venture Partners

You already know about Primary's focus on early-stage SaaS and NextGen Commerce companies in New York City. And you probably also know about our unwavering strategy for helping our portfolio companies through a combination of talent and platform support. But there’s a lot you may not know. Listen to our latest podcast to learn more! 

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CFOs Have Feelings, Too

There’s a tension inherent to the CFO role to which few can relate. The CFO must, on the one hand, be the naysayer; in managing the bottom line, he has to be pragmatic, skeptical and ever-cognizant of the worst case scenario. At the same time, he has to put on a happy face and join with the CEO in nurturing a positive corporate.

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