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Jeremy Abelson
Jeremy is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Irving Investors, a long/short equity and credit fund that also participates in private investment opportunities. Irving is sector agnostic and focuses on high growth companies and disruptive technologies.

Jeremy started his career in marketing, which led to several start-ups in the digital media space. Irving Investors was launched in 2009 after two successful exits.

He has contributed as an expert on Fox Business News, CNN, CNBC, The NYTimes, The WSJ and more. He also speaks at NYU, Columbia Business School and the NY Media Summit.

Jeremy is originally from San Mateo and graduated from The University of Michigan.

Entries by Jeremy Abelson

Late Stage Investing: Why it Works - for Now

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 12:37 PM

A few months ago, we started debating the strategy of the increasing cross-over of Institutional Investors (mutual and hedge funds) into Venture Capital territory. Folks like T. Rowe Price and Tiger have been showing up a lot in later stage rounds of venture-backed companies, and many on Sand Hill have...

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Larry David's Fight for Equality for All

(71) Comments | Posted August 22, 2011 | 3:49 PM

Why is Larry David so brilliant???

He's not the first to utilize uncomfortable awkwardness, not the first to build comedy around Murphy's Law, not the first use racial, sexual, class based humor.

The depth of Curb Your Enthusiasm's brilliance is shown through Larry's weekly fight to break down the...

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Embrace For Impact: Alex Bogusky Discusses Social Media and Long Term Changes in the Media Landscape

(4) Comments | Posted July 10, 2009 | 2:24 PM

I sat down with Alex Bogusky, the Golden Boy of Advertising, to get a sense of what he plans to do with the media industry.

The world of media is changing quickly--faster than many of us can comprehend. Most people have come to understand that how and where the public...

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Embrace for Impact: My Conversation with Craig Newmark on the "Craigslist Killer"

(20) Comments | Posted April 27, 2009 | 6:21 PM

Craig Newmark is the John Hancock of the Internet. He is a founding father of the World Wide Web, and he will forever leave his oversized signature on the core principles on which the Internet was built.

His is the best example of a site that has maintained the...

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Embrace For Impact: Doug Jaeger Discusses the MoMA Subway Vandalism Debacle

(5) Comments | Posted March 31, 2009 | 6:39 PM

Viral Marketing is all laughs -- until the law gets involved. When does negative press actually become bad press? Is it when you get subpoenaed?

I sat down with Doug Jaeger and his branding agency The Happy Corp to ask that very question. The Happy Corp was recently...

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Embrace for Impact: My Conversation with Julia Allison

(2) Comments | Posted March 16, 2009 | 6:00 PM

Julia Allison calls her past romantic relationships "strategic partnerships." Her life is her brand, and her brand is her job.

A Google search of Julia Allison returns 154,000 results and 27,000 people search Google for her on a monthly basis (according to the Google Adwords Keyword Tool). As I...

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