This week we talk to Charlie O’Donnell, the founder and sole partner at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, the first VC fund based in Brooklyn. He’s been making investments in the New York tech world for a decade now, and brings a unique perspective to what makes NYC tick — and why it’s seeing an explosion of tech startups lately.
Unusually for a venture investor, O’Donnell talks about giving back — about the responsibility that NYC startups have to the community and to the city. And he talks about the important role the New York city government has to play in fostering a healthy startup ecosystem in the Big Apple.
Check out our conversation for insights into New York tech — and what it takes to build a successful startup ecosystem in any city.
Plus, we tell you what to think about:
- Yahoo stealing search market share from Google,
- how the Apple Watch makes you want it, and
- Snapchat’s new media channel, including an original, so-bad-it’s-good micro-series.
All this and more is in our latest weekly episode. Check it out!
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