Paul Martino

Venture capitalists have found a new home to brag and debate: PrimeTime VC

Last week, we talked a bit about how investors are seeking new techniques to bring humanity back to their deal flow and sourcing mechanisms, beyond the boring Zoom call. The newest strategy I’ve see

Bullpen closes its third fund at $75 million to back post-seed stage startups

Bullpen Capital, a venture firm that specializes in post-seed stage deals, has closed its third fund at $75 million. The firm invests in companies that previously closed a seed round of investment and

The Micro VC Shakeout

When we started Bullpen Capital in 2011, there were about 30 or so “microVC” or “micro-seed” funds -- and we knew them all. Today, four years later, there are likely over 220 micro VC funds an

Why Bullpen Capital Thinks We Need Another Venture Fund (TCTV)

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