Dr. Elad Gil is a Co-Founder & serves as the Chairman at Color Genomics. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Color Genomics. He served as the Vice President of Corporate Starategy for Twitter. He was also co-founder and served as Chief Executive Officer at Mixer Labs / GeoAPIBefore GeoAPI.com Gil has a long standing interest in location based services and mobile. Gil co-founded Google's Mobile Team where he was the first PM on Google Mobile Maps and was involved with the Android acquisition. Prior to Google, Gil worked at 3 venture backed startups and at McKinsey. He has a Ph.D. from MIT. He is currently an investor and advisor to a number of mobile and social media startups. He serves as an Advisor at Bitwise.
We're excited about companies that are leveraging fundamental changes in the world to create meaningful companies that improve people's lives. We want to back the most significant companies of tomorrow, and help them operate as conscious, win-for-all businesses.
Some of the fundamental changes we're intrigued by include:
- Robotics & automation
- Genetics & preventive health
- BrainTech & mental health
- Sustainability / renewable energy
- Mindfulness / consciousness
Not Interested In
We're not interested in ad tech or products that further the cycle of consumerism. We're not interested in entrepreneurs who don't value personal and leadership development.
Co-founder, @worklife . Previously, startup CEO coach and culture consultant. Founder, Wellsphere (acq. by IAC/Sequoia-backed HealthCentral), Unleashed.
San Francisco California - Champaign Illinois - Illinois, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • BioTech • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Life Science
Tom Siegel serves as Managing Director and is a Co-Founder at Shepherd Ventures. He focuses on investments in technology, with particular emphasis on software and services, internet, digital media, mobile/wireless as well as food manufacturing and marketing. Past investments have resulted in many acquisitions and public offerings. Prior to Shepherd Ventures, Tom was a Senior Vice President with Advantage Capital Partners, a large early stage venture fund. He has also been a Managing Director of Illinois Ventures. Prior to Advantage Capital, Tom founded and/or served as President and Chief Executive Officer of various companies, primarily in the software, food, and publishing industries. Earlier in his career, Tom was a Management Consultant with, and a member of the M&A Group of KPMG. Tom received a BA in Economics and an MBA from the University of Illinois. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a member of the CFA Institute, is a past Chairman and President of the CFA Society San Diego and past board member of Software San Diego. The US Small Business Administration has selected him as a Financial Services Advocate of the Year. Tom has been an active investor, advisor, and/or board member for dozens of privately-held companies.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Toronto Ontario Canad..., Canada
• Clearpath Robotics:
$30000000 (Later stage VC)
$17300000 (Early stage VC)
• Figure 1:
$10000000 (Later stage VC)
• ROSS Intelligence:
$8700000 (Early stage VC)
$8000000 (Early stage VC)
$7000000 (Early stage VC)
$6000000 (Seed Round)
$5700000 (Early stage VC)
• Clarify Health Solutions:
$5000000 (Later stage VC)
$4600000 (Later stage VC)
• Drop Loyalty:
$3750000 (Seed Round)
• Willow Cup:
$2651861 (Later stage VC)
$1345000 (Seed Round)
• Synervoz Communications:
• Hyasynth Bio:
$1035000 (Seed Round)
• Aspect Biosystems:
(Later stage VC)
Toronto Ontario Canada - Toronto On Canada - Toronto (Ontario) - Toronto, Canada, Canada
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • BioTech • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Investment Management
Jesse Rasch is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Hedgewood. He is the co-founder and past Chairman & CEO of WebHosting.com and InQuent Technologies. He co-founded CareGuide. InQuent provides private label hosting solutions to telecommunications customers including Bell Canada, KPN, Telecom New Zealand, PCCW, AT&T, Comcast, & Cox Communications. WebHosting.Com was one of the largest business web hosting companies in the world. In 2000, Rasch sold InQuent and WebHosting.Com to AT&T. In 2002, Rasch orchestrated a management team acquisition of InQuent from AT&T. Rasch successfully sold InQuent once more in 2003. InQuent was merged with Network Solutions and is now part of publicly traded web.com. Rasch is widely credited with establishing the white label web hosting market segment that is a significant component of the $95 billion annual web hosting market. VerticalScope, which Rasch co-founded, develops and acquires online media and community properties. VerticalScope's network of websites is visited by over 85,000,000 people per month. VerticalScope's automotive publishing division, the Modified Automotive Group, was acquired by KKR / Primedia in 2007. Torstar acquired 56% of VerticalScope in 2015. Rasch is a proponent of venture philanthropy and is active in encouraging entrepreneurs to participate in strategic philanthropy. He established the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation in 2000 to invest in causes that reflect Rasch's broad charitable interests. In 2001, Rasch was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He has been featured in Time Magazine, The Globe & Mail, Canadian Business, The National Post, Network World, Macleans, and on CBC, CTV, Global, City-TV, BNN, and many other print, televised, and radio media. He was a founding member of the Canadian E-Business Opportunities Roundtable, a joint private and public sector advisory group on e-business in Canada.
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What I want to bring to the world in the next decade:
- Competitor to the modern university
- Kickstarter for people
- P2P Credentials @Cosign
- Cryptokitties for X
- Idea Markets
I'm a community builder, company founder, and startup investor. I like to be first check in and I invest all over the world.
My investments include Rappi, Scale, Nurx, Lattice, Omni, Long-Term Stock Exchange, Winnie, Carrot, Kite, Cover, and ~80 more.
As a son of Israeli and Colombian immigrants, I've worked to invest in those ecosystems as well as others outside the U.S.
Old podcast: www.soundcloud.com/product-hunt
New podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/show/venture-stories
Singapore - Frankfurt Germany - Stuttgart Germany - Auckland New Zealand - San Francisco California - Los Angeles California - Germany - Bengaluru India - Kochi Kerala India - New Zealand - Earth Texas, U.S.A.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • BioTech • A.I... Boston (MA), U.S.A.
• Bright Health:
$160000000 (Later stage VC)
• Iora Health:
$75000000 (Later stage VC)
$33700000 (Later stage VC)
• Aspen RxHealth:
$27000000 (Later stage VC)
$12000000 (Later stage VC)
$11200000 (Early stage VC)
$10800000 (Early stage VC)
$10500000 (Early stage VC)
• HealthVerity, Inc.:
$10000000 (Later stage VC)
$3500000 (Seed Round)
(Early stage VC)
Flare Capital Partners
Boston (MA), U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • BioTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • DeepTech • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Life Science
Flare Capital Partners is an early stage venture capital firm that provides capital for early stage and emerging healthcare technology companies. The firm is based in Boston, Massachusetts. It was founded in 2013.
Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that partners with entrepreneurs to innovate and build technology companies. The firm specialize in leading seed and series A rounds collaborating with angel investors, other venture capital firms and strategic partners. It operating as an extension of the entrepreneurs' network. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco, California and invests in solving problems in technology hot spots around the world.
San Francisco, California - San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Mobile
Hunter Walk is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at Homebrew. He served as Board Member Shyp. He also serves as an Advisor at Resolute Ventures. Prior to Homebrew, Hunter was VP of Product at Twitter, building and leading the Product Management and User Services tea Before Twitter, he was a Partner at Battery Ventures, where he co-led the seed and early stage investing practices. He joined Google in 2003 and was responsible for AdSense product management and partnerships. Before heading to Silicon Valley for Google, he worked for DoubleClick, in venture capital and as a strategy consultant. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA in History from Vassar College.