Ken Lerer

  • Fireside Chat With Ben Lerer (Thrillist, Lerer Ventures) and Ken Lerer (Lerer Ventures)

    Lerer Ventures’ Ken Lerer: “We Are Going To Launch StopTheNRA.com”

    Today at Disrupt NY, Ken Lerer and Ben Lerer took the stage to talk about Lerer Ventures and their respective entrepreneur stories. One thing that caught the attention of the audience is when Ken Lerer talked about gun control and a new StopTheNRA.com website. “We are going to launch StopTheNRA.com,” Ken Lerer said. The site should be up in about two weeks. They already own the… Read More

  • Fred Wilson, Ken Lerer And Ben Lerer To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013

    Fred Wilson, Ken Lerer And Ben Lerer To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013

    We’re proud of the fact that some of the tech scene’s most innovative thinkers and problem solvers are going to be speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC this year, and are happy to be making our first speaker announcement today. We’re also psyched to host NYC Startup Battlefield for the fourth year in a row. So hurry up and submit here if you’re working on something… Read More

  • Lerer Ventures Raises Second $25M Seed Fund for NYC Startups

    Lerer Ventures Raises Second $25M Seed Fund for NYC Startups

    As we kickoff of our second annual TechCrunch Disrupt conference, we’re clearly not the only ones who think there’s a substantive ecosystem brewing here beneath all the hype and the froth; Lerer Ventures is announcing the closing of its second seed-stage venture fund today. The total is $25 million, mostly from friends, families and small family investment groups. The fund comes… Read More