Ben Lerer

Group Nine Media hires Stacy Green as its first chief people officer

Group Nine Media has hired Stacy Green to lead its human resources team. The company was created at the end of 2016 by the merger of Thrillist, The Dodo, NowThis and Seeker. CEO Ben Lerer said that at

Group Nine Media says it got 114M social engagements last month

With last fall’s formation of Group Nine Media, four digital media organizations (Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo and Discovery’s Seeker) came together under a single corporate umbrella. Now

Ben Lerer, Gary Vaynerchuk and Andy Dunn join the board of nonprofit RaisedBy.Us

RaisedBy.Us, an organization that facilitates charitable giving at startups, has added three entrepreneurs and investors to its board of directors — Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer (pictured above), Vayner

Venture Investors Get Fashion Fever As Early Stage Deals Soar

There's a brand new dance in venture capital, as investors have gone fashion-mad. After watching JustFab and Gilt Groupe explode into billion dollar companies while Warby Parker raised over $100 mi

Chubbies Raises $4 Million Giving Bros A Weekend Uniform

Slangy marketing and a singular vision of weekend wear has netted Chubbies, a manufacturer and online retailer of men's shorts, a $4 million round of funding from some of the biggest names in fashion

Men’s Fashion Club Jackthreads Makes Online Shopping Less Lonely

Jackthreads, the members-only online shopping club helmed by founder Jason Ross and Thrillist's Ben Lerer, is working on something brand new in the ecommerce space. The goal: to make the online shoppi

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 Lere

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 <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2013/">TechCru

How-Tos: Entrepreneurs Talk Customer Acquisition, Social Media & More In New Video Series

Building on their education and training video platform for startups and SMBs, <a href="http://www.grovo.com/">Grovo</a> is today launching an "Expert Series" that aims to "shed light on the evolving

(Founder Stories) Ben Lerer On The Startup Gold Rush

As <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/chris-dixon">Chris Dixon</a> wraps his conversation with <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/thrillist-com">Thrillist</a> co-founder and <a hre

(Founder Stories) How Thrillist’s Ben Lerer Got Thicker Skin And Grew Up

In this episode of Founder Stories with host<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/chris-dixon"> Chris Dixon</a>, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/thrillist-com">Thrillist</a> co-founder

(Founder Stories) Ben Lerer: Thrillist Will Do “$40 Million In Revenue This Year”

In this episode of <em><a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/founder-stories/">Founder Stories</a></em>;, Chris Dixon sits down with <a href="http://www.thrillist.com/">Thrillist</a> Co-founder and

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

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