Mike Walsh is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Structure Capital. Mike has designed missile defense systems, designed and sold air and water pollution control systems and was an early angel investor in Salesforce.com. After a decade of software sales and sales management, Mike successfully founded and sold an enterprise social networking company, while attending business school at Haas and Columbia University. Following the sale of Leverage, Mike focused his efforts on investing and was a first round investor in Uber. Leveraging his early investment success and love for helping early stage companies, Mike launched Structure Capital in June of 2013 and invested in 50 companies during the first year of business.
First Round Capital is a venture capital firm willing to invest in pre-revenue companies, often providing a company's first outside capital. The partners look to take an active role in most of the companies they invest in. First Round Capital invests nationally and has additional offices in San Francisco and New York. The firm's typical initial investment is around $500,000. First Round Capital has coordinated the first ever VC-sponsored Exchange Fund. This fund allows qualified First Round Capital entrepreneurs to contribute a small piece of the stock they own in their company and share in the performance of all the other companies in the fund. Members of the First Round Capital Community have raised over $2.5 billion in follow-on capital to date. First Rounds's $20 million in total initial investments (in those companies that have been in the portfolio for over a year) have been followed by $850 million in financing from later-stage venture firms - a roughly 36-1 ratio.
AMINO Capital is a venture firm based in Palo Alto, focusing on seed to growth stage investments in big data and data driven technologies, including over 150 high growth startups, with over 21 successful exits, 7 Unicorns, and over 17 startups with over $100 million valuation, including Assemblage (acquired by Cisco), Orbeus (acquired by Amazon), Ozlo (acquired by Facebook), GrokStyle(acquired by Facebook), Woomoo (acquired by Priceline), Contastic (acquired by Sugar CRM), Mobike (acquired by Meituan/Tencent), Evertoon (Acquired by Niantic | PokemonGo), Yiqixie (Acquired by Kuaishou/Tencent), Voyage, AIFI.io, Vicarious, Paperspace, Skycatch, Skuchain, Webflow and Grail.
The firm was founded in 2012 by a unique team of over 40 technology senior directors and innovators from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo, Stanford U, and et al. Since inception, the firm has invested over 150 seed stage companies, following with additional investments in series A and B.
Josh Felser is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Freestyle Capital. He also serves as Advisor at Catalyst Investors. Previously he Co-Founded and was CEO of Crackle, formerly known as Grouper Networks, a company that uses P2P technology to allow users to share their personal media within private groups. He previously served as Vice President of America Online and as General Manager of AOL's music brands Spinner, Winamp and Shoutcast. Felser was the co-founder of Spinner.com, a leading Internet music destination and served as President until its May 1999 purchase by America Online. In July 1996 he founded Internet music startup, RadioCo (a division of Organic Online), which ultimately merged with DJ.com (renamed Spinner.com). Previously, Felser was a Director of Business and Product Development in the Multimedia Group of U.S. West; an executive with News Corp. and a Manager, Business Development for News Corp.'s Fox Inc. in Los Angeles. Felser received his BA in Political Science from Duke University and his MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke. He is also the Co-Founder of FYI Living and serves as Chairman of the company.
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Mr. Zachary Bogue serves as Board Member at Planet. He serves as Advisor at Upside. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Data Collective. He serves as Board Member at CH4 Global, Vium, Oklo and Recursion Pharmaceuticals. He is the Co-Founder and serves as the Managing Partner at Founders Den. He has over 12 years of experience in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur, lawyer, angel investor and advisor for big data startups. He serves as Advisor at Metabiota. He also is a co-founder and managing partner of Founders Den, a co-working space and community of experienced technology entrepreneurs. As an angel investor, he has invested in startups such as Square, AngelList, Uber and Metamarkets. Previously, he Co-founded Montara Capital Partners, a real estate private equity fund, where he was the managing partner. He has been an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and a law partner at Virtual Law Partners, where he worked with numerous start-ups and their founders, and developed expertise in technology law and Silicon Valley business practices. He serves on the non-profit boards of the East Palo Alto Charter School, the Tipping Point Community and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. He graduated with honors from Harvard University in Environmental Science and earned his JD with honors from Georgetown Law School, where he was executive editor for The Tax Lawyer. He also serves as Board Member at InVenture Capital.
Nicole Glaros serves as a Partner at Techstars. He is an Angel Investor. She is an entrepreneur and has been mentoring, supporting, and investing in entrepreneurs for over 15 years. Nicole got her entrepreneurial start in the 4th grade, orchestrating cousins into theatrical plays and charging neighbors admission. While earning her masters degree at the University of Florida, Nicole co-founded a tech startup that retailed products to the property management industry. It was there she developed her lifelong passion for supporting tech entrepreneurs. She took her learnings of how to scale and applied it to CTEK, an incubator in Colorado supporting tech startups in 2002, before accelerators existed. She helped grow CTEK from 1 to 5 offices across the state, and was an early catalyst in developing the startup ecosystem in Colorado. Most recently, she is the Chief Innovation Officer at Techstars - a global network and investor in early-stage web software companies. She's been with the company since it's earliest days, yet has been instrumental in its growth from one office in Boulder, CO to a global powerhouse, featuring investment offices in 18 cities worldwide, events in over 500 cities globally, with $265M in capital under management and a market cap of over $5B. Through Techstars she's invested in over 90 startups, most of which she still supports to this day. In addition to her role at Techstars, she's also on the board of Pana. Previously she's been on the boards of Owlet, the Application Developer's Alliance, Simple Energy and Pledge1Percent Colorado, She was named one of the Coolest People in New York Tech and an Extraordinary Woman in New York Tech by Business Insider, Marie Claire named her one of the NewGuard, and Entrepreneur Magazine named her One of the Most 7 Powerful Women to Watch and featured in the Denver Business Journal. She's been featured on CNBC, Inc.com, and Huffington Post, and her talks have been featured at SXSW, TEDx, WebSummit, Pioneers Festival, Arctic festival, the University of Colorado, Real Leaders, @WomenatForbes Mentoring Moments, and many, many more.
Roger Dickey was the Founder of Curiosoft. Dickey is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Gigster. He has obtained a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois in 2005. He is an Angel Investor. He is the Founder of Untitled Labs, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and President.
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Mr. Alexander Hars Co-founded ServiceFinder and also served as its Board Member. He serves as Chairman of the Board at Desenio. He serves as Chairman at Go North. He also is an Angel Investor. Mr. Hars founded & served as a Chief Executive Officer at Economy OK. . Prior to this role he Co-Founded SystemOK and also served as its CEO. He serves as the Chairman at Desenio. He also serves as Chairman at Zalster. He also served as Chairman at Winningtemp. He is also the Investor in Zalster. He served as a Board Member at Forza Football. From the Chalmers University of Technology, he earned an MS in Computer Engineering.
Todd Kimmel is the Founder and serves as Managing Director & Managing Partner at Montage Ventures. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Batch. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Parasail. Kimmel is a Board Member at Sure, Pager, WorkIt Health, and Peek Travel Services. He served as Principal at Advanced Technology Ventures. Kimmel joined Mayfield from Advanced Technology Ventures, a bi-coastal venture capital firm, where he led cleantech investing in its West Coast office. Kimmel was also the co-founder and President of Coskata, a leading next-generation bio-fuels company, where he helped drive key product development, technology and financing milestones. Prior to venture capital, Kimmel was a co-founder and Senior Vice President at Innovance, a Canadian-based developer of optical networking solutions for telecommunications service providers and worked in investment banking with Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc. in New York. He served as the Board Member at Project September. Kimmel holds a B.A. from Amherst College and was a history major.
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