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The Markets You Can't See

Will D. Porteous Oct 22, 2014
As venture capitalists, we have the privilege of partnering with exceptional entrepreneurs solving exceptional problems. Innovations come in all shapes and sizes and it’s our responsibility to be open to opportunities in whatever form they present themselves. RRE Ventures has invested in over 200 companies over the last 20 years across a broad range of sectors. We typically get excited when we see a combination of a brilliant team, a fast growing market, and novel technology that...
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Introducing RRE Flatiron, Our New Downtown Space Designed for Co-working, Events and Community

Will D. Porteous Oct 16, 2014
  Today we are excited to announce RRE Flatiron, our new downtown space designed for co-working, events and community. For a few years we've been discussing opening a second office space in Manhattan. We find ourselves in the Flatiron neighborhood multiple times a week to visit our portfolio companies and to meet with entrepreneurs. This new space gives our team the flexibility to work Uptown or Downtown, depending on our individual...
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Introducing Breather: Beautiful, Private, On-demand City Spaces

Steve Schlafman Sep 04, 2014
Two years ago I was introduced to Julien Smith, Founder / CEO of Montreal and NYC-based Breather, by my good friend Taylor Davidson. Taylor explained that Breather was building a new type of private cafe that could be accessed via mobile app. I thought the concept sounded crazy and unique at the same time so I agreed to take a meeting with Julien. When I first met Julien and he explained the concept to me, I believed he was absolutely nuts. For those of you who haven’t...
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Back To Where It Started...RRE

Lenny Pruss Jul 29, 2014
This post is slightly overdue, and I can promise my return to blogging as a VC will involve much more interesting subjects than myself, but nonetheless I can’t be more excited to announce that I’ve rejoined RRE as a Senior Associate. I originally joined RRE as an Analyst back in the Spring of 2010 and have been fortunate enough to work alongside and learn from some of the smartest, most thoughtful and down-to-earth folks in the VC business. RRE is a unique place; a firm...
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TapCommerce

Eric D. Wiesen Jul 02, 2014
The decision to fund an early stage company is a decision to be in business with a team of founders for as long as ten years, but usually at least five. One has to really like, admire and believe in a team to be in the business of funding this stage of business and becoming a board member. So it’s with both excitement and a bit of wistfulness that I watched TapCommerce join Twitter this week via an acquisition. This is a company that I’ve known since before it got started....
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