Founded in 2012, this firm launches and funds companies such as Hims and Terminal. Philip Levinson (HKS ’12) reports. Meet Atomic, the firm behind Hims, Terminal, Bungalow, and several other booming venture-backed companies. Before discussing who is behind Atomic, let’s discuss what Atomic is—and what it is isn’t. First, don’t call Atomic a venture capital… Continue reading Meet Atomic: Silicon Valley’s Coolest VC That Is Not Actually a VC
In Q2 2018, approximately 70 billion VC dollars were deployed across 3,100 deals, bringing yet another year of massive dollar deployments into emerging startups. Most of these dollars came from termed-life (or closed) funds, but an aspiring Harvard Business School entrepreneur can also raise capital from “evergreen funds”. There are only a handful of evergreen… Continue reading What it Means to Raise Capital From an Evergreen Fund
2018 has been quite a rollercoaster year for market participants – the Dow fell more than 1,000 points twice (the two largest single-day point drops in its 133-year history), and the CBOE Volatility Index almost tripled in February before recently settling within a range that is double the 2017 average. In explaining this volatility, experts… Continue reading HBS Investment Conference: What Should I Buy/Sell?