Kenneth B. Lerer

Investor at MakerBot Industries LLC

Kenneth B. Lerer

Kenneth B. Lerer

Investor at MakerBot Industries LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Lerer Hippeau
NowThis News
Sportsrocket, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

4800

Number of Boards

24

Birthday

1952

Age

67

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Chief Executive Officer at mMetro.com LLC

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Co-Founder at Betaworks Studio, LLC

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Manager at Lerer Hippeau Ventures Management LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at JumpPost, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder at Rebel Mouse, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at Fly Blade, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Managing Partner at Oak Investment Partners

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Investor at Betaworks Studio, LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President at mMetro.com LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Partner, Softbank Capital & Bn Capital at Lerer Hippeau

Relationship likelihood: Strong

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Kenneth B. Lerer
Investor at MakerBot Industries LLC
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Chief Executive Officer at mMetro.com LLC

mMetro.com LLC provides media and online advertising services. It operates a website which features men's lifestyle brands. The company was founded by Adam Rich, Benjamin Lerer and Jason Ross on October 12, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Managing Partner
Current

Lerer Ventures makes angel and early-stage investments primarily in New York City-based technology and media companies. The firm may also consider investments on the West Coast. They have a particular interest in start-up companies involved in social networking and e-commerce

Chief Technology Officer & Director
Current

Group Nine Media, Inc. operates as a holding company that offers digital advertising and marketing solutions. Its brands include The Dodo, a social video platform; NowThis, a video news publisher on social networking site; Seeker, a subscription based channel on online video platform. The company was founded by Benjamin Lerer in October 2016 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investor
Current

BirchBox, Inc. provides beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products. It offers skincare, makeup, hair care, body care products, nails polishes and polish removers, fragrances, beauty-centric tools, lifestyle products for women, and body care, hair care, lifestyle, shaving, skincare products, and gym bags for men. The company was founded by Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp in September 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Thrillist Media Group, Inc. provides online retail services. Its network consists of three brands food, drink, and travel property brands: Thrillist, tech-meets-lifestyle site Supercrompressor, and style destination JackThreads. The company was founded by Adam Rich and Benjamin Lerer in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Keep Holdings, Inc. owns and operates online advertising platforms. Its platform offers trending products, featured products, and gift guides, and allows retailers to add and sell their products to shoppers on its platform. The firm's products include AdKeeper, Swizzle and Keep. The company was founded by Scott Kurnit and MaryAnn Bekkedahl in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Board Member
Current

MakerBot Industries LLC provides 3D printing tools for offices, classrooms, and homes. It offers desktop and compact printers, fourth and fifth generation printers, experimental printers, and desktop 3D scanners. The company was founded by Bre Pettis, Adam Meyer, and Zach H. Smith in 2009 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Chairman Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Current

The Public Theater produces and performs plays, musicals and classics. It offers tickets through online for its customers. The company was founded by Joseph Papp in 1954 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Prior

TO MAKE NEW YORK CITY MORE LIVABLE THROUGH EDUCATION, DIALOGUE AND ADVOCACY FOR INTELLIGENT URBAN PLANNING, DESIGN AND PRESERVATION.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

HEALTHRIGHT INTERNATIONAL, INC. IS A GLOBAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION WORKING TO BUILD LASTING HEALTH FOR EXCLUDED COMMUNITIES. SEE CONTINUATION ON SCHEDULE O.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K +
2007

TO MAKE NEW YORK CITY MORE LIVABLE THROUGH EDUCATION, DIALOGUE AND ADVOCACY FOR INTELLIGENT URBAN PLANNING, DESIGN AND PRESERVATION.

Political Donations
$2,600
2013

Former Senator from Colorado

$2,600
2013

Former Senator from Minnesota

$2,600
2013

Director of Business Development at Clemson University - Restoration Institute

Transactions
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Lerer Ventures II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Lerer Media Ventures LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Rewarder, Inc. provided a social web market place where individuals and organization can offer and win rewards for solving each others problems. It operated an online social marketplace that enables people to ask for advice, expertise, and resources from the community in exchange for rewards. The company was headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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CasaHop, Inc. provides services for home swapping on the web. It provides resource for users, occasional vacations, weekend getaways and other trips. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Business Insider, Inc. operates a business news website that publishes real-time news, analysis and original commentary. It publishes business information in financial, media, technology, and other industry verticals across blogs: Clusterstock, Silicon Alley Insider, The Money Game, the War Room, the Wire and Law Review. The company was founded by Dwight A. Merriman, Kevin P. Ryan and Henry Blodget in May 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #14
2013
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
Events
Speaker
311 West 34th Street-Manhattan, NY
2013 TechCrunch Disrupt (New York City)

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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