I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining Primary Venture Partners as a Venture Partner. Over the last six years, Ben and Brad have been co-investors, thought partners and friends. Ever since the fall, they have been helping me think through a number of paths I have been exploring. That discussion evolved over many months, to the point where it became clear that we had a lot to gain from each other. This started as a super casual, “Hey, why don’t you come hang out for a while,” thing and evolved from there to the point where we realized it made sense to combine forces.
Ben, Brad and the rest of the Primary team are arguably building the most hands-on and operationally minded Seed fund in NYC. They do not spray and pray. They are active, high-conviction lead investors, and they care deeply. They are also focused exclusively on NYC, which was a huge factor in my decision. Everyone at the firm deeply believes in this ecosystem, and that is reflected not only in their strategy but also in how they are building the firm. Most importantly, everyone around the table has operational chops, strong values and a real desire to help NYC founders build impactful companies.Read More