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  • Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair Featuring Seven East Coast Venture Funds – Join Us November 23, 2015 Nate Lentz
    Osage Venture Partners, First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners, Grotech Ventures, Edison Partners, Safeguard Scientifics, and Ascent Venture Partners are excited to host Quick Pitch: An Online Ventur …
  • Pneuron Finds Itself at the Center of Containers and Microservices October 15, 2015 Nate Lentz
    In 2011, we invested in Pneuron, impressed by a strong and proven leadership team behind Simon Moss and Elizabeth Elkins and a technology that was a bit mind-numbing in terms of its capabilities.  Whi …
  • PHELAN – Entrepreneurship Runs in the Family September 25, 2015 Nate Lentz
    Mike Phelan was CEO of SevOne from 2006 until 2012.  After he stepped down as CEO, we at Osage Venture Partners were lucky enough to have him join us as a venture partner.  Mike has proven so valuable …
  • Dreamforce15 Reflections September 23, 2015 Nate Lentz
    Well, 170,000 people can’t be wrong – can they?  Either way, San Francisco in September is a great time – even when it rains.  DreamForce is a professional event and a branding statement like no other …
  • Term Debt and Venture Backed Businesses – No Thanks! August 31, 2015 Nate Lentz
    Maybe it is because I started out my career as a loan officer at what is now J.P. Morgan Chase, but I really have a hard time with debt.  To be fair, not all debt, and not for all companies – I have a …