Lawrence D. Lenihan Jr., a founder and Managing Director of FirstMark Capital, focuses on investments around the next generation of commerce, the changing enterprise, the future of financial services. Prior to founding FirstMark, Lawrence founded Pequot Ventures in 1996 after six years serving the retail industry at IBM and three years at Broadview. Since 2008, Lawrence has been an Adjunct Professor at New York University where he has taught a popular course on entrepreneurship by the name of “Ready, FIRE! Aim”.
Lawrence holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.