A Renaissance in San Francisco

Last month, Trinity had the honor of hosting close to 100 mCommerce entrepreneurs, developers, and thought leaders at Dolores Labs in San Francisco. It was an exciting evening involving some of the brightest and most innovative minds in mobile technology, including representatives from companies with $1B+ valuations lik...

The Force Multiplier of Employee Advocacy

Marketers use multiple channels to create awareness for their products. However, most of these channels are also available to a firm’s competitors, reducing their efficacy over time. But your firm’s employees are your exclusive channels to get your message out. This message can be carried with enthusiasm, knowledge and ...

Dynamic Signal raises $12M, buys PaperShare

Nobody I know really trusts advertising. I mean, of course the company will tell you they are the best and the one you should choose. What would sway me? Real people, especially those I know, giving their opinions and telling me why I should choose one company over another. Dynamic Signal is a company that wants to put t...

Care.com, the big business of babysitting

OVER LUNCH AT Naked Fish in Waltham one day in the fall of 2006, venture capitalist David Skok presented a budding tech entrepreneur with a clear choice: You can pursue the pleasure business or the pain business. It’s that simple, said the seasoned investor, a general partner at Matrix Partners. In the months that followe...

Making the most of your EIR gig

When Will Harbin was leaving Affinity Labs (a company in the career networking space that was sold to Monster.com), he did not have a clear view of what he wanted to do next, other than it had to be big and exciting. He decided to come on board as an EIR at Trinity Ventures, one of the investors in Affinity Labs. In a matte...



RelayRides: Winning the Race In P2P Car Rentals

Over the past several years, a powerful peer to peer (P2P) economy has emerged across sectors ranging from home rentals to apparel sales, spurred on by the ubiquity of the Internet and the creation of low friction experiences for buyers and sellers.  Often referred to as the “sharing economy,” these P2P companies allow...