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Aug 28 2017

Totality Matters: A Venture Capitalist’s Lessons from the Eclipse

Although I had been interning at Origin Ventures since last February, I started as a full-time Senior Associate only a few weeks ago. This past Monday, I took advantage of Origin’s work remote policy and drove to northern Missouri to experience the totality of the Eclipse of the Century. Besides being an incredible spectacle and one of the most remarkable and awe inspiring moments of my life, there are a ...
Aug 16 2017

Apptentive’s Inaugural Customer Love Summit

Engaging with customers is fundamental for every company and their brands. Creating a positive and rewarding customer experience has been shown to increase both revenue and customer loyalty. So what are tangible ways companies can improve their customer experience? Origin portfolio company Apptentive, a market leader in enabling the world’s best brands to manage and measure customer experience, recently held its inaugural Customer Love Summit. Seattle-based Apptentive hosted leaders in ...
Oct 5 2016

Tock raises $7.5M to Accelerate the Growth of its Restaurant Booking and Analytics Platform

Chicago, IL (October 4th, 2016) — Tock announced today it has raised $7.5M in its first round of institutional capital. The investment was led by Origin Ventures with participation from leading restaurateurs, chefs and hospitality groups, including Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises and Will Guidara and Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park. The new funding will enable the rapidly growing company to expand into new markets and continue building its product ...
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