Co-Founder of AnyClip.com and Organizer of New York Tech MeetUp To Help
Expand Firm’s New York Investment Footprint
BOSTON, MA – November 18, 2009 – Flybridge Capital Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in consumer, energy, healthcare and technology companies, today welcomed entrepreneur, analyst, and consumer web expert Nate Westheimer to the firm as an Advisor. Westheimer, who will continue to serve as co-founder and VP of Product at AnyClip.com, will work with the Flybridge Capital Partners investment team to support and broaden the firm’s investment activities in the digital media and consumer related markets in the New York region.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nate to the Flybridge Capital team,” said Jeff Bussgang, general partner, Flybridge Capital Partners. “New York has a vibrant entrepreneur community which we have had the opportunity to work more closely with over the past year through the First Growth Venture Network and our recent investment in 10gen. Nate’s experience in leading startups, along with his strong network in the New York entrepreneur community through New York Tech MeetUp, will be a huge asset to the firm as we continue to strengthen relationships with entrepreneurs in the New York region.”
“I have gotten to know the Flybridge Capital team through their mentoring work with First Growth Venture Network and am impressed with their passion for finding and funding talented early-stage entrepreneurs,” said Westheimer. “I look forward to working with them to help find and build the next generation of technology companies in New York.”
Prior to AnyClip.com, Nate was the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Rose Tech Ventures, Founder of BricaBox.com, and the Technology Strategist for National Public Media. Nate blogs at innonate.com and guest writes for Silicon Alley Insider, among other outlets. He also organizes the NY Tech Meetup, a 10,000 member organization of technologists in the New York City area.
About Flybridge Capital Partners?
Flybridge Capital Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm whose mission is to assist entrepreneurs in growing innovative, global companies. With $560 million under management, the firm is focused on investing in consumer, energy, healthcare and information technology markets and is led by a team with domain expertise and more than half a century of combined experience in venture capital. For more information, visit www.flybridge.com.