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.
Julie Park is the office manager at IA Ventures.
Joey Capasso is responsible for making things happen at IA Ventures.
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. [...]
Many have recently been critical of the role of the venture industry in financing “true innovation.” The narrative goes something like this: “VCs are like lemmings, flocking to the latest [...]