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Most active VC fund per number of investments in NYC-based startups
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Crain's New York Business

February 25, 2020

Take a peek at the most active venture capital firms Ranked by number of investments in New York metro area-based startups: We are proud to be one of them

Food Culture Lab announces new kimchi seasoning that can be used with any dish
Food Culture Lab

Baek Suwon

January 20, 2020

Food Culture Lab has announced the popularity of its Kimchi seasoning products in the United States.

ERA featured in the list of the most active investors in angel and seed-stage deals worldwide in 2019
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Jason D. Rowley

January 8, 2020

In VC pitch meetings, startups are typically expected to show a chart that looks like a hockey stick: up and to the right with an increasing rate of change. Because to be a startup is to play the game of growing fast and making things. Looking back at the last decade, it’s fitting, then, that the worldwide VC market accelerated as well.

Why global investors should pay attention to Japanese startups
ERA Global

Murat Aktihanoglu

December 25, 2019

We have been investing in startups in New York City since 2011 with 200+ amazing startups in our portfolio. I’ve lived in Japan from 2003 to 2005 and love the country. Just this year, I’ve been to Japan 5 times for business. We are very proud to have SMBC, Recruit, Dentsu and Uzabase from Japan as LP’s in our ERA funds.

Why US Startups should consider Japan as their Asian market entry point
ERA Global

Murat Aktihanoglu & May Wang

November 29, 2019

There are many reasons why startups from around the world should put Tokyo at the top of their list as an entry point for their Asia expansion. After living in Japan from 2003 to 2005 and traveling there 3 to 4 times a year since 2005, I already knew many of the reasons. But my most recent trip there made everything even clearer.

NYC accelerator ERA invests in Korean eSports firm
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Jordan Crook

November 4, 2019

Esports are the Wild West right now. There’s clearly a huge potential for the industry to become incredibly lucrative, but everything from the infrastructure of competition to the overall culture isn’t quite ready for prime time. This introduces a huge opportunity for the tech world to get in on the action. We’ve seen traditional VC money start to sniff around esports in ways big and small. Bessemer Venture Partners has invested in Team SoloMid, while Sequoia has invested in 100 Thieves.

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