Joy Marcus is a Venture Partner at DFJ Gotham in New York City. Prior to joining DFJ, Joy was General Manager, Dailymotion US, Senior Vice President of Time Warner Global Marketing, Vice President of Business Development for Barnes&Noble.com, Vice president of Business Development for MTV International, and practiced M&A law at Debevoise & Plimpton.
Every woman I know in tech has at least shared a thought about Marissa Mayer.
Her latest statement - that she doesn't have the "militant drive" or the "sort of chip on the shoulder" of a feminist, coming on the heels of her ban on
Recently, my 12 year old daughter suffered her first real crisis of confidence. She did badly on a math test (usually an easy A for her). She found out just as she was going to take another test which affected her score on the subsequent test. Not a
Marissa Mayer's recent statement in a Fortune interview that "the baby was easy" elicited quite a response among female bloggers and pundits.
The actual carrying and delivering of babies is the last frontier
In theory at least eve
Listening to President Obama's speech to his campaign workers on the day after the election blew me away. It was not a well prepared speech, and I think the tears were real.He told the (mostly) young team how much better they are than he was at their
My high school age son used to play on his school soccer team. He attends a Jewish Day School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The kids at the school are Jewish but many are not observant at all. That said, they are well aware of their identities
A couple of weeks ago TIME Magazine ran a cover story calling women the (to be) richer sex and noting that 40% of women are the main breadwinners in their households.
I recently invested, along with my firm DFJ Gotham, in a company called Dailyworth.
Yesterday while running along the Hudson River in the West Village in the early am I passed a very determined woman running while pushing a double stroller. A young infant faced her and a toddler faced out. She was running pretty fast.
Welcome to my new blog and my new life as a VC.
Why venture and why VC Mom? If you continue to read this you will hear more but here are my top reasons.
On a personal level I felt I needed to lift my head up from day to day operations and see t
As of this month, I am a Venture Partner at DFJ Gotham in NYC. My next post tells you why I am so excited about this. Here is a little more about me.
Until recently I was the General Manager of the US business for Dailymotion, one of the