We’re a “first-check” venture firm based in Brooklyn. We work with technical founding teams in the trenches on day 0:00.
Notation is a community of people helping one another succeed. This includes the founders of Notation portfolio companies, our advisors, LP’s, and broader network.
Alex Lines — General Partner
Focuses on hard tech, infrastructure, and product at Notation. Alex is a software engineer with experience in distributed systems and scalability. He has been building products and companies in NY for over 10 years.
Nicholas Chirls — General Partner
Focuses on product, customer acquisition, and capital raising at Notation. Nick was previously Head of Seed Investing at betaworks, and led product for several betaworks projects as well as previous startups.
Origins is a podcast about Limited Partners – the firms and institutions that invest in venture capital funds. Through a series of interviews, we explore what has historically been an opaque corner of the startup ecosystem and learn how the people behind the capital make decisions.