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.
Drew Conway is Scientist-in-Residence at IA Ventures.
Julie Park is the office manager at IA Ventures.
Joey Capasso is responsible for making things happen at IA Ventures.
Angel investing is red hot as is the concept of crowdfunding start up investment. Part of this phenomenon has been driven by the emergence of AngelList, the brainchild of Naval [...]
I have spent over 25 years creating, processing and analyzing financial transactions. I like studying them – a lot – whether an outgrowth of my time on Wall Street helping [...]
2013 was a very different kind of year for IA Ventures. While the years 2010-12 were characterized by 8-10 new investments per year, in 2013 we invested in only three [...]
“If you can’t do something willingly and joyfully, then don’t do it. If you give up drinking, don’t go moaning about it; go back on the bottle. Do. As. Thou. [...]