brooklyn bridge ventures

  • Hungryroot raises $3.7 million for healthy eats

    Hungryroot raises $3.7 million for healthy eats

    Brownies made of black beans and cookies made of chickpeas are among the unusual recipes found on Hungryroot. Launched last year, the New York-based meal kit startup focuses on vegetable-based natural foods that can be prepared in under seven minutes. After demonstrating “rapid growth,” Hungryroot has raised an additional $3.7 million in financing from Lightspeed Venture… Read More

  • Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Maker Scoops Up $4 Million In Venture Funding

    Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Maker Scoops Up $4 Million In Venture Funding

    Ample Hills Creamery, a Brooklyn-based chain of ice cream shops that has become renowned for its unusual and decadent creations, has raised $4 million in funding from Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Red Sea Ventures, and individual investors, including Brooklyn Brewer co-founder Tom Potter, who led a CircleUp syndicate that joined the round. Read More

  • Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Approaches $15 Million Target For Second Fund

    Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Approaches $15 Million Target For Second Fund

    Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, a three-year-old, seed-stage venture firm led by its founder and sole general partner, Charlie O’Donnell, is about to close its second fund with $15 million, up from an $8.3 million debut fund closed last year. It’s a meaningful milestone for O’Donnell, who got his start in venture capital as an analyst at Union Square Ventures and later worked as… Read More

  • Charlie O’Donnell’s Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Raises $3.5M

    Charlie O’Donnell’s Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Raises $3.5M

    As we reported earlier this year, VC Charlie O’Donnell, who has worked as at both First Round Capital and Union Square Ventures, launched his own venture firm, New York-based Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. Today, O’Donnell is announcing his first close of $3.5 million in LP commitments. The funding was anchored by Two Sigma Ventures and KEC holdings (led by Jeff Citron). Individuals… Read More

  • Former First Round Capital VC Charlie O’Donnell Launches New Brooklyn-Based Venture Firm

    Former First Round Capital VC Charlie O’Donnell Launches New Brooklyn-Based Venture Firm

    A new venture firm is launching in Silicon Alley today. VC Charlie O’Donnell, who has worked as at both First Round Capital and Union Square Ventures, is launching his own venture firm today, New York-based Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. O’Donnell says that Brooklyn Bridge Ventures will make investments in early and seed stage technology companies in the “Greater Brooklyn… Read More