Steve Schlafman, Principal
Steve is first and foremost a marketplaces, mobile services, and hardware investor. He is also passionate about healthcare and companies that make an impact. Steve is responsible for RRE’s investments in Managed by Q, Giphy, Breather, theSkimm, Hightower and others. Prior to joining RRE as a Principal, Steve was a Principal at Lerer Ventures. Steve regularly teaches at GA and Skillshare, and has been a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School, Wharton, and Harvard Business School.
Before becoming a venture capitalist, Steve was one of the first employees at Stickybits Inc. (a.k.a. Turntable.fm), and served as Director of Venture Investments at The Kraft Group. Steve also worked at Massive Inc. and at Microsoft, where he focused on M&A, Business Development, Strategy and Finance. He graduated with highest honors from Northeastern University. Outside of the office, Steve enjoys meditating, being outdoors, tweeting and spending time with his wife Eliza, an entrepreneur and founder of The Sill.