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Jordan Levy

Groupon Acquires NYC-Based Startup Hyperpublic

Hyperpublic raised $1.15 million in 2010 — Cooper says that board members Jordan Levy (Softbank Capital) Ken Lerer (Lerer Ventures) were also instrumental in the company’s development. Finally, Cooper points out that Hyperpublic — which has more APIs than it does user-facing services ...

Crowdsourcing In The Classroom: Flashnotes Gets $1.8M Seed Round From Atlas, Softbank And Angels For...

Led by Ryan Moore of Atlas Venture and Jordan Levy of Softbank Capital, it also included participation from a list of well-known angel investors: Michael Lazerow (Founder, Buddy Media), Paul Sethi (Founder, RedBooks) and Paul Tedeschi (Founder, Mr. Youth), Sachin Jade (Klifer Capital) ...

Levy, others to oversee $51M investment fund

The investments will be overseen by Jordan Levy, a general manager at SoftBank and managing partner at Seed Capital Partners. He also co-founded of Buffalo’s Z80 Labs technology incubator. He will be joined by a variety of partners from Softbank, which is a venture group affiliated with ...

Incubator gives local entrepreneurs a start

Business First by David Bertola, Buffalo Business First Reporter The Z80 Labs Technology Incubator opened in downtown Buffalo Monday in what co-founder Jordan Levy called, “a way to stop the flight of young talent form leaving the area.” Softbank Capital, The Buffalo News, Campus Labs...

Silicon Snowbank: A New Incubator for Buffalo

That was the point by well-known venture capitalist Jordan Levy of Softbank Capital, who has long split his time between New York City and his home in Buffalo. He founded the incubator with Softbank’s Ron Schreiber. “It’s easy for entrepreneurs in places like Palo Alto to get going,” the ...

Z80 Labs Technology Incubator, Grand Opening Monday, July 23 ...

"-- Jordan Levy, Z80 Labs, Seed Capital Partners, Softbank Capital, Synacor Chairman Softbank Capital, The Buffalo News, Campus Labs, PC Business Solutions and Synacor are joining forces to change the way Buffalo and Western New York think about technology—forever, by sponsoring the Z80 ...

Social Media Aggregator RebelMouse Raises $10.25M

As part of the Series A, Oak’s Fred Harmon is officially joining Berry, SoftBank’s Jordan Levy, and Eric Hippeau on the RebelMouse board — though Berry noted that Harmon had been attending the meetings already. jQuery(function() { jQuery("#tabs-crunchbase").tabs(); }); ...

Crosby, two other WNY leaders named to Fed board

The new members join four other Western New Yorkers currently serving on the 10-person board -- Kenneth Franasiak of Calamar, William Gisel of Rich Products Corp., Jordan Levy of SoftBank Capital and Robert Stevenson of Eastman Machine Co. The board was created in 2008 following the ...

Tech startup raises $1M

“The $1 million investment in Decision Pace represents a huge step toward building a successful, technology-focused ecosystem in Buffalo, which will in turn attract and keep elite talent in the area,” said Jordan Levy, co-founder of Z80 Labs, partner at Softbank Capital and Synacor ...

Outsourced HR Platform Work Market Lands $10 Million

The round included participation from existing investors Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital, and sees SoftBank Capital General Partner Jordan Levy join the board as an observer. The three-year-old startup operates in the US, where it acts as an outsourced human resources platform ...

Synacor Executives Featured at Startup Weekend Buffalo ...

Synacor Chairman Jordan Levy and Co-Founder George Chamoun serve at judges at Startup Weekend Buffalo, Vice President Jaafer Haidar to appear as guest speaker; Spotify, KegWorks and Campus Labs featured Synacor, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNC), leading provider of next-gen startpages, TV Everywhere ...

A VC: Rolling Up Your Sleeves and Getting Your Hands Dirty

It was a company called Upgrade Corporation of America (UCA), founded by Jordan Levy and Ron Schreiber and located in Buffalo, NY. UCA was in the business of providing outsourced sales, fulfillment and tech support services to the desktop software business. Ron and Jordy had previously ...

Synacor Executives Featured at Startup Weekend Buffalo

Synacor Chairman Jordan Levy and Co-Founder George Chamoun serve as judges at Startup Weekend Buffalo, Vice President Jaafer Haidar to appear as guest speaker; Spotify, KegWorks and Campus Labs featured Synacor, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNC), leading provider of next-gen startpages, TV Everywhere ...

Z80 Labs Tech Incubator Selects AppVue as Its First Startup

VIPs attached to Z80 Labs include Jordan Levy, Ron Schreiber, David Kimelberg, Ron Frankel, Eric Reich, Brad Feld, Bijan Sabet, Eric Hippeau, Roger Ehrenberg, Woody Benson, Mo Kaufman, Jonah Peretti, Jordan Cooper, Dan Porter, Mark Pincus, Gary Ginsberg, Jim Spanfeller and Andrew Siegel. ...

Flashnotes Funded to Scale Marketplace for Peer-to-Peer Learning

The financing was provided by new investor Nicole Stata of Boston Seed Capital, return investors Ryan Moore of Atlas Venture, Jordan Levy of Softbank Capital, and angels Deborah Quazzo, Jere Doyle and Bob Mason. “Flashnotes has built, and is quickly expanding, a marketplace that delivers ...

Groupon Acquires Hyperpublic – Enhanced Geo Location Technology

That same year, the company raised $1.15 million in venture capital funding and was also helped along by board members Jordan Levy (Softbank Capital) and Ken Lerer (Lerer Ventures). Under Doug’s technological leadership, Hyperpublic ventured into the engineering side of social media via ...

Venture Capital and Angel Investing Events & Conferences

... Hugh Cullman, Principal, Silicon Alley Venture Partners; Jordan Levy, Partner, Softbank Capital; Chip Purrington, Managing Partner, Startup Massachusetts; Jeanne Sullivan, Partner...

Buffalo New York’s Start-up Scene, Hotter Than Their Sauce |

Z80, opened in July of 2012, has many big time backers, including SCP Incubator LLC via a $4 million Innovate NY grant, Softbank Capital, Jordan Levy and Ron Schreiber (both partners at SoftBank Capital). Besides the money backers, Z80 also has several corporations invested in its ...

Social Media Aggregation Service RebelMouse Raises $10.25 Million

Fred Harmon (Oak Investment Partners), Jordan Levy (SoftBank), and Eric Hippeau are joining RebelMouse’s board of directors...

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