Despite the lowered playing field – thanks Moore’s Law, blogs, and open source hard/software – there’s still a gap between freely available tools and what industry professionals utilize. This variance [...]
I started IA Ventures a little over three years ago with Brad and Ben. The original thesis: build an early-stage venture firm designed for the long-term that focused on companies [...]
As I’ve gotten older I’ve become increasingly reflective on the seemingly random twists and turns in my life. Most of this consideration has gone towards my professional life, as I [...]
I’ve been focused on investing in data-centric businesses for almost eight years. Over this time period, my view of what generates true competitive advantage through data has changed. Where tools [...]
Roger Ehrenberg is the founder and Managing Partner of IA Ventures.
Brad is a seasoned technology leader with over fifteen years of experience.
Jesse is an associate and aspiring entrepreneur at IA.
Amy is a senior associate with prior experience in working with growth-stage companies.
Drew Conway is Scientist-in-Residence at IA Ventures.
Adrian is the Platform & Community Manager at IA.
Julie Park is the office manager at IA Ventures.
Joey Capasso is responsible for making things happen at IA Ventures.
I live in a world where engineering and technical talent is valued above all others, where the Holy Grail is a “coding ninja” who can crank out oodles of elegant [...]
The question: Why do venture capital funds hire associates to source if most good deals come directly through partners? This was a question posed on Quora and it resulted in [...]
Today is a day of big change in the IA Ventures family. After nearly five years working together my partner Ben has decided to return to being an operator. While [...]
As my friends know all to well, mine is a life immersed in baseball. Yes, there’s that venture investment stuff, but in between board meetings, team meetings, meeting new companies, [...]