David Hirsch

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  • In New York And LA, New Startup Communities Flourish

    In New York And LA, New Startup Communities Flourish

    Like New York, Los Angeles is experiencing quite the renaissance in technology and entrepreneurship. Notable companies like Snapchat, TRUECar, DogVacay, Tinder and The Honest Company were all started in LA. Read More

  • Ten Ways The World Changed In 2014 Crunch Network

    Ten Ways The World Changed In 2014

    Editor’s Note: David Hirsch is a founder of Metamorphic Ventures. The firm is an investor in TalkSpace, Boxbee, Snowball, Voyat and Thrive Market. 1) We Went From People Searching For Things To Things Finding People Companies are leveraging data in order to serve people with relevant content, commerce, and ads based on situations and locations. In content, a good example of this is… Read More

  • American Re-Urbanization Drives More On-Demand Innovation Crunch Network

    American Re-Urbanization Drives More On-Demand Innovation

    The generational shift occurring as millennials come of age and baby boomers just keep aging has massive implications for both technology and society. As mobile devices become magic wands for marketplaces, matching supply and demand and making goods and services more accessible than ever before, we’re experiencing an “uberfication” of the economy. Read More

  • A Second Act For The Internet Of Things Crunch Network

    A Second Act For The Internet Of Things

    For the last few years there has been a lot of talk in the venture capital industry about automating the home and leveraging Internet-enabled devices for various functions in manufacturing and the traditional workplace. The first wave of this was the use of the smartphone as a remote control, like the Nest’s ability to allow consumers to control their thermostat using their smartphone. Read More