Michael Cardamone serves as a Managing Director and General Partner at Acceleprise. He serves as Advisor at Lodestar Ventures. He was an early employee on the BD team at Box and more recently led BD and partner marketing at AcademixDirect. He has made several angel investments and is an advisor to a couple other startups. Michael has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University and a MBA from Columbia University.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... New York City (NY) , ..., U.S.A.
• SyncOnSet Technologies:
$4000000 (Series A)
$3000000 (Venture Round)
$3000000 (Seed Round)
• Homer Logistics:
$8500000 (Series A)
• Mine Hill Distillery:
• Content Raven:
$2200000 (Series A)
New York City (NY) - Washington (DC) - Boston (MA) - New York (NY), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Sales (& Marketing) • Analytics • Future Of Work • Logistics (& Distribution) • Real Estate (& Construction)
Most Interested In
Technologies that convert analog workflow to digital and that are located in Boston, NY, Philadelphia and Washington DC.
Not Interested In
We are sector agnostic but no life science or medical equipment.
Jeffrey Silverman is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Laconia Capital Group. Silverman served as Board Member at New York Angels. Silverman also is a Co-Founder at Operating Venture Capital. He has over 20 years of experience building early stage media and technology companies and has been involved in all aspects of business management. Silverman assists his entrepreneurs with all aspects of their business, including strategic planning, business development, sales, marketing, and operations. Laconia's portfolio investments include TripleLift, Wymsee, ALICE and C3 Metrics. Prior to founding Laconia, Silverman spent seven years as the CEO and President of Integrated Color Solutions (ICS), a B-to-B software company which pioneered color accurate monitor proofing for the graphics arts industry, where Silverman was responsible for developing and implementing ICS's strategic and operating plans. During Silverman's tenure, ICS raised over $25 million in multiple rounds of financing from private equity investors and strategic alliances. Between 1997 and 2002, Silverman held several senior-level positions at DoubleClick, the leading provider of software tools designed for advertisers, markets, and web publishers to plan, execute, and analyze their marketing progra Silverman's positions included President of DoubleClick's Media Division for North America and VP of Global Sales and was also actively involved in identifying, evaluating, and selecting strategic business alternatives for DoubleClick's Media Division in the fast changing post Dot-Com Bubble marketplace. Silverman helped facilitate the successful sale of the Media Division to its competitor L90, which was later acquired by IAC. Silverman's early career included sales and marketing positions at TeleRep, CBS-TV, and Cover Concepts. Silverman received a BS in History from Tulane University and attended Columbia University's Executive Education Program. He is a member of Tulane's President's Advisory Council; a member of New York Angels, one of the country's leading angel investor organizations; the Vice-Chairman for the New York City-Southern NY Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis; a Board of Trustees member of the landmarked Park Avenue Armory, a nonprofit New York City cultural institution; a Board of Trustees member at Project Morry, a nonprofit year-round youth development organization. Silverman is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Connecticut grassroots environmental non-profit, Friends of the Lake.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco, Califo..., U.S.A.
$3300000 (Seed Round)
$3000000 (Venture Round)
$1700000 (Seed Round)
San Francisco, California - San Francisco (CA) - San Francisco California ; California - U.S.A. - San Francisco Bay Area (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Developer tools • Future Of Work • Logistics (& Distribution) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Aerospace (& Defense) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Online Social
Technology Leader, Advisor, Geek
Most Interested In
I invest across a broad range of companies via sourcing/vetting for Freestyle Capital as well as via my own angel and advisor investments. At the moment I have a particular interest in digital health, including digital therapeutics, ML/AI in healthcare, etc. I also have an interest in developer tools and enterprise SaaS companies leveraging deep learning for accelerated productivity.
Not Interested In
I'm not presently interested in companies that are primarily services based rather than software based.
Head of Engineering @virta-health , CTO @freestyle-capital. CTO & co-founder @cotweet (acquired by @exacttarget) , CTO @spinner-com-1 (acquired by @aol).
Chief Executive Officer at Tractor Ventures, Investor & Advisor
Tech recruiter at Lookahead Search. Director of Founder Institute, Melbourne. Angel Investor.
Linked In Description:
Geek turned business guy. Investor, advisor & mentor.
Since '96 I have:
- been a software developer, mostly on the web.
- ran a hosting company.
- co-founded and exited (with varying degrees of success) 5 tech startups. (River Dynamics, YourWeb, ProcessGo, Wattcost, DoneSafe).
- become a partner at Lookahead Search, opened and ran the Melbourne office.
- directed Founder Institute for two semesters in Melbourne.
- was the President then Treasurer of Ruby Australia.
- made 11 early stage investments (Pin Payments, Practice Ignition, Buildkite, Gyde, Hava, Teamsquare, Mentor Loop, Spaceship financial, CodeLingo, Making Things, Taggd).
- helped Blackbird Ventures with deal flow
- Invested in and mentored with StartMate since 2017 Sydney batch, Partner since MEL17
- joined the Amazon AWS Startup team in Melbourne, VC BD.
- formed Pick & Shovel, Australia’s first Revenue Based investment fund.
My goal is to connect dots, to help people with the others in my network. I have a specific interest in companies that allow software development teams to be as focussed as possible.
Contact details at: http://matta.io/
Companies in the SF Bay Area and Israel. Anything with network effects: networks, marketplaces, synthetic biology, urban tech, fintech, Blockchain 2.0, B2B, B2C, consumer products, AR, IOT, connected devices.
Not Interested In
Tools for ecommerce sites or retailers, adtech, restaurant tech, loyalty programs for local experiences, travel discovery, food delivery, children's savings/money programs, children's video games, things for parents.
James Currier serves as Managing Partner at NFX. James is one of Silicon Valley's foremost experts in growth and network effects. He's a four-time serial entrepreneur. He is also a pioneer of user-generated models, viral marketing, a/b testing, crowdsourcing, and myriad other growth techniques now followed by nearly all technology companies. Because of his expertise in these critical areas of company growth, he's been fortunate to invest in, advise, and mentor many of technology's definitive startups, and has revolutionized the trajectory of today's leading internet companies. James is a growth junkie with an uncanny eye for what it takes to succeed. He has been investing before or alongside firms like Sequoia, Greylock, CRV, A16z, First Round, Mayfield, Shasta, and GGV.
LLR Partners is a private equity firm managing over $2 billion. LLR Partners invests in Business Services, Consumer Services, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Security & Government, and IT Services & Software. The firm provides growth capital for the following situations: Growth, Acquisitions, Buyouts, and Recapitalizations. LLR Partners provides capital to companies that have revenues of $10 million to $150 million, seeking to invest between $15 million and $100 million of equity per transaction. LLR will invest in businesses throughout the country, but the firm's primary geographic focus is the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States. LLR is currently investing out of its $800 million 3rd fund.
Saeed Amidi is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Plug and Play Tech Center. He also holds the position of General Partner in Amidzad. The fund has been investing in technology companies for over 15 years and holds successful investments in over 70 technology companies, some of which are: PayPal, Powerset, Danger, Bix, Powerset, DropBox, Lending Club, Zoosk, etc. A serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 28 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies. He has successfully started and grown businesses both nationally, as well as internationally, in countries like: Spain, Germany, France, and Austria. Saeed's current passion is inspiring and helping entrepreneurs and startups out of universities. His objective is to identify great entrepreneurs with a passion to execute on their ideas. Saeed is an active member of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous charitable foundations. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), a world-class network of Fortune 500 CEOs, accomplished serial entrepreneurs, and veteran financial executives. He is an Angel Investor.