Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Lerer Hippeau Ventures is a seed stage venture capital fund based in New York City. We respect and seek out entrepreneurs with product vision, consumer insight, focused execution, and unwavering ambition. When we are lucky enough to meet founders with these qualities, our hope is that they will choose us as a partner. All of us have started and run companies for a living. Lerer Hippeau Ventures is where we invest in our peers.
Type
Investor
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2010
Lerer Hippeau Ventures was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Kenneth Lerer

Kenneth Lerer

Managing Partner
Ben Lerer

Ben Lerer

Managing Partner
Eric Hippeau

Eric Hippeau

Managing Partner
Taylor Greene

Taylor Greene

Partner
Joe Medved

Joe Medved

Partner

Lerer Hippeau Ventures Office Locations

Lerer Hippeau Ventures has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
560 Broadway #308

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Lerer Hippeau Ventures News and Updates

Mike Allen of Axios: People want sophisticated explanations, not long ones

 Mike Allen, the co-founder and executive editor of business, tech and politics news site Axios.com, is spending a lot of time these days thinking about information today, and how best to deliver it. As the former chief political reporter of Politico, and now at Axios, he’s among a set of journalist…

The Beauty Tech Market Map: 70+ Startups Attacking Beauty & Grooming

Deals to beauty & grooming startups jumped in Q1’17, and investors and corporate leaders are getting more active in the startup space. L’Oreal partnered with Founders Fund to support early-stage startups, for example, while Sequoia made its first-ever investment into … Continued

The Industrial IoT: 125+ Startups Transforming Factory Floors, Oil Fields, And Supply Chains

With connected devices like Nest and Sonos breaking into the mainstream, the IoT has become one of the most-discussed tech trends of the last twenty years. But the IoT extends well beyond the home and consumer-level gadgets. Asset-heavy industries like manufacturing, logistics, mining, oil, utilitie…

Despite setbacks, Soylent drinks up $50 million in fresh funding

 Soylent, a four-year-old, L.A.-based company that’s centered around what it calls a meal replacement drink, has taken its licks in recent years.  But a group of investors is betting Soylent’s best days are ahead of the company; they just provided it with $50 million in fresh funding in a round that…

Unbundling CVS: 80+ Startups Attacking The Drug Store Shelves

The consumer packaged goods sector has historically been controlled by large multinationals such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, etc. However, startups have been moving into the space, applying the same sort of technologies that have already transformed … Continued

Cendana Capital — which funds 15 top seed-stage groups — just raised a ton of capital

 Michael Kim is pretty much killing it. Kim’s Cendana Capital just closed on $260 million in fresh capital across a network of five funds. Altogether, the San Francisco-based outfit now manages around $450 million — which says a lot about how much the market has changed. We talked with Kim — who run…
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