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Announcing AppCertain

When we announced Birchmere Labs about a year ago we explained it was a “seed & studio” fund.  While we’ve announced a number of seed investments, today we’re announcing the first  studio project – AppCertain. As a parent, I continue to be amazed by my children’s innate […]

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What is a “seed and studio” fund?

What is a "seed and studio" fund?

The process of building early-stage web and mobile companies is continuously evolving.   A few of the specific trends enjoyed by today’s entrepreneurs include: The reduction and/or elimination of employee’s time and financial capital focused on operations and infrastructure The ability to leverage existing platforms for customer […]

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Mom Trusted

Mom Trusted

We describe our focus at Birchmere Labs as ‘community driven commerce’ startups.  Mom Trusted is a great example of what we mean by this.  It’s a social marketplace for early education and care.  They are building a community and technology that connect searching parents with early education […]

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Minimally Awesome Products

Minimally Awesome Products

When we published our Birchmere Labs manifesto I was really curious what entrepreneurs reaction would be.   We strive to be completely transparent about our beliefs and the manifesto is an attempt to codify these principals.  We will continually update and elaborate on it to provide increasing transparency. […]

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Launch Coverage

Launch Coverage

After the last few months of planning, it was fun last week to start talking about Birchmere Labs.   The early feedback was extremely positive.  Below are a few  links from across the web. TechCrunch: ReadWriteWeb COO Sean Ammirati Departs, Will Lead New Seed Fund At Birchmere Ventures […]

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Announcing Birchmere Labs

Announcing Birchmere Labs

Announcing the launch of Birchmere Labs, an extension of the highly successful Birchmere Ventures investment platform.   Birchmere Labs is an early stage seed & studio fund focused on community driven commerce startups. Since 1996 Birchmere Ventures has consistently generated first-quartile returns investing in strongly IP-differentiated companies addressing […]

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