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San Francisco California - Philadelphia Pennsylvania - 4040 Locust Street Philiadelphia Pennsylvania - New York, U.S.A.
Businesses Solutions • Consumer
Howard Morgan is co-founder and partner in First Round Capital, a seed stage venture capital investment firm specializing in information technologies. He began working with Idealab in 1996 and serves on their board. He has more than 30 years of experience with more than two hundred high-tech entrepreneurial ventures. He serves on the boards of Fab.com, Single Platform, GumGum, Energy Innovations and other private companies. Howard was Professor of Decision Sciences at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Computer Science at the Moore School for almost 15 years. He a Trustee of Cold Spring Harbor Labs and Math For America and is a respected author. He received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1997. Howard received his Ph.D. in operations research from Cornell University in 1968 and his B.S. from the City University of New York in 1965.
San Francisco, California - San Francisco (CA) - Menlo Park, California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Businesses Solutions • Web Security (& Privacy) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure)
Entrepreneur / GP at Andreessen Horowitz
Started @opendns. Forced aside by VCs. Replaced the VCs. Took back over as CEO. Sold to Cisco for $635m+. Started and sold @everydns. Positively Disruptive.
Valley California - Waterloo Canada - Ontario California - South San Francisco, California - Founded in 2015, 8VC is a venture capital firm - Austin, United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Human Resources
Alex Kolicich serves as Co-Founding Partner at 8VC. Prior to joining 8VC, He is a Board Member at Senti Bio. He was a Partner at Formation 8. He is also a Board Member and Advisor at Chatous. He serves as Advisor at Street Contxt. Previously, he served as Principal at Mithril Capital Management. Previously, Kolicich worked as an engineer and early-product advisor at Clarium, Palantir, and Google. He was an early member of the Clarium Capital quantitative engineering team and close advisor for the early Palantir team; advising on product design and contributing to the product. At Google Research, Kolicich worked on Google Street-Views before and during launch. Preceding Street-Views, also at Google, he worked on the development and launch of the Google Checkout product. He received a B.SE in Software Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Masters in Econometrics from the University of Toronto.
Singapore - Nairobi Kenya - San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Payments • Online Social
Founding Partner at @io, @golden-gate-ventures, @savannah-fund, & @presence Capital. Previously CEO of @lefora, @meetro & paragon5
Tokyo Japan - - San Francisco, California - San Francisco (CA) - New York (NY) - Seattle (WA) - Los Angeles (CA) - Austin (TX) - Palo Alto (CA) - Boston (MA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Gaming (& eSports) • AR/VR • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • Developer tools • Robotics • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Investment Management • Nanotechnology • Consumer
Investing in AR/VR/Computer Vision @ Presence Capital
Most Interested In
Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Computer Vision
Not Interested In
AdTech, Pure gaming plays, Mobile Gaming
Amitt Mahajan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as the Managing Partner at Presence Capital. He is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He is the Founder and C.E.O of Toro. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Engineering for Zynga. Amitt was also the Co-Founder and C.T.O of MyMiniLife, Inc which was later acquired by Zynga. Mahajan is also the Co-Founder of Red Hot Labs and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was an Engineer in Zynga who helped in creating FarmVille. He briefly served as a Programmer for Epic Games. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois.
New York City (NY) - San Francisco California - Cambridge Massachusetts - Boston Massachusetts - Annapolis Maryland - Chevy Chase Maryland - Washington (DC) - Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Online Social
Co-founder & General Partner Construct Capital
New York City (NY) - 4040 Locust Street Philiadelphia Pennsylvania - San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Businesses Solutions • CleanTech • Online Social
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.
Seattle Washington - New York (NY) - San Francisco (CA) - Los Angeles (CA) - Founded in 2003, Union Square Ventures is a venture capital firm headquartered in New York, New York, U.S.A.
HealthTech (& Fitness) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Consumer
Most Interested In
How technology provides leverage in building the next generation of great consumer brands.
Rebecca Kaden serves as a Partner at Union Square Ventures. She formerly served as General Partner at Maveron. She also serves as Board Member at Darby Smart and served as a board observer at August Home. Rebecca began working at Maveron in 2011 while earning her MBA at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Prior to attending GSB, she was a Special Projects Editor at Narrative, an online literary platform dedicated to bringing great literature into the digital age. She focused on driving revenue and scaling the user base as well as flexing her editorial muscle. She earned her AB with honors in English and American Literature and Language at Harvard in 2008 and her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She also serves as the Board Observer at General Assembly. She serves as a Board Member at Keeps.
San Francisco, California - AI - Analytics - Cloud infrastructure - Data services - IoT - Network infrastructure, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • Other • IT (& TMT) • Media • AgroTech • Businesses Solutions • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Analytics • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Investment Management
Managing Director at Industry Ventures
Sacramento California - Palo Alto California - Menlo Park California - San Jose California - San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Businesses Solutions • Consumer
SaaS evangelist, crossfitter, boba tea drinker, ESPN fanatic. @RingCentral, UCaaS, CCaaS (01/2004: 155776)
Specialties: Winning, Leadership, Risk Taking, Revenue+Profit Growth, Sales Optimization, Sales Strategy and Management, Strategic Planning, Turnaround Management, Competitive Analysis, Contracts/Price Negotiations, Change Management, Visionary. Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud Management, Cloud Storage, Collaboration, Unified Communications, Email Marketing, Enterprise Software, Location Based Services, Mobile, Mobile Payments, Productivity, SaaS, Social CRM, Social Media Platforms, Enterprise Instant Messaging, Web Conferencing, Enterprise Social Software, SaaS, Customer Experience, Reputation Management
Valley California - San Jose California - San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • BioTech • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Consumer
Stuart Peterson is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at ARTIS Ventures. Before forming ARTIS in 2001, Stuart was a Managing Director of The Cypress Funds, where he was responsible for the firm's technology sector investments and strategy. Stuart was a Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager with Portfolio Advisory Services focused on growth company investment management. Stuart currently serves on the board of directors for Stem CentRx, a stem cell centric cancer therapy company. He is also a board advisor for Omicia, a genomic interpretation platform. Stuart currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the SF MOMA and is actively involved in the Tipping Point Community and MCDS. Stuart received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and his M.B.A. in Analytic Finance from The University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. He also serves as Strategic Advisor at Abstract Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at TAE Life Sciences.
San Francisco California - Valley California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - Menlo Park, California, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Businesses Solutions • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure)
Deepak Kamra serves as General Partner at Canaan Partners. He also is an Angel Investor. He has been with Canaan Partners for over 20 years and focuses on investments in digital media and software. He served as Board Member at Alltranmedia. He led Canaan's early investment in DoubleClick, the Internet's first and leading online advertising solution; Match.com, the first subscription-based dating site; voice-over-IP infrastructure company Acme Packet (acq. by Oracle), and SuccessFactors (acq. by SAP). Deepak currently sits on the boards of ON24, the global leader of webcasting and video communications solutions, Zoosk, the largest social dating network in the world, and Skybox Imaging, a next-generation satellite company. Before joining Canaan, Deepak was on the startup team at Aspect Communications, a pioneer in call center technologies, which he helped lead to a successful IPO in 1990. Prior to Aspect, Deepak held strategic roles at ROLM Corp. and TRW Datacomm International. Deepak received a BA from Carleton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He served on the board of the National Venture Capital Association from 2008 to 2012 and was included on the Forbes Midas List in 2008 and 2009. In his spare time, he is involved in several microfinance initiatives to spur economic growth in developing nations and has served as Chairman of the Investment Committee at Deutsche Bank's Global Commercial Microfinance Consortium.
New York City (NY) - New York New York ; New York - U.S.A., U.S.A.
PropTech • Real Estate (& Construction)
All PropTech, all the time.
Principal @gotham-ventures Previously @canaan-partners @aol-ventures @learn-capital @kauffman-fellows-program @insite Fellow @columbia-business-school MBA
San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - San Francisco, California - Newark - Redwood City, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Energy • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars)
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Congruent Ventures
Mr. Abraham Yokell is a Co-Founder & serves as Managing Partner at Congruent Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at AMP Robotics, Modumate, Omnidian, Solidspac3, and Blueprint Power. He serves as Board Observer at Dispatch Goods. He serves as Board Member & Advisor at Evergrow. He serves as an Advisor at Leap. He is an Angel Investor. He oversees Congruent's investments in Amply Power, Camus, For Days, Hippo Harvest, Hopthru, Kingfield, Lightship, Milk Run, Optimoroute, Phase Genomics, Raptor Map, Span.IO, Thrilling, and Vector among others. He has over 17 years of investment experience, having invested across sectors with an emphasis on deep tech and business model innovation. Previously, he served as a Partner at Rockport Capital. he joined Rockport as an Associate and moved from Boston to help spearhead the opening of RockPort's Menlo Park office in 2007.758r. While at Rockport, he was involved in over 50 transactions across 22 companies in the sustainability ecosystem, focusing on hardware/software, financing, and business model innovation. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Economics, with minors in Chemistry and Biology.
Boulder, Colorado - Charlotte (NC) - Boston (MA) - Indianapolis (IN) - Seattle (WA) - Denver (CO) - San Francisco (CA) - New York (NY) - Boulder (CO), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Education • Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Future Of Work • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Online Social • Consumer
Managing Director at Foundry
New York (NY) - San Francisco (CA) - Washington (DC) - Austin (TX) - Los Angeles (CA), United States
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Gaming (& eSports) • Developer tools • Local commerce • Logistics (& Distribution) • Online Social
VC, Entrepreneur, Military Veteran, Winner of Season 2 - The Apprentice, and father of twins!
Military Veteran investing in Extraordinary Leadership
Most Interested In
LEADERSHIP PREVAILS. Moonshots Capital is a seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in extraordinary leadership. Great leaders are hard to come by. We believe the best ones are military-trained or trial-by-fire entrepreneurs who have the ability to motivate others to action, inspire trust, and plan heuristically. We invest with conviction when those attributes are present. We have collectively founded and operated 14 companies, and have personally invested in more than 85 ventures.
Not Interested In
Biomedical, Hardware, Crypto.
Miami Florida - Valley California - San Francisco, California - CA - Durham - Redwood City - Menlo Park - Pleasanton - New Zealand, U.S.A.
Businesses Solutions • Consumer
We're hiring! Founder, CEO at Kite
Blogging @ adamsmith.cc; see also: twitter.com/asmith, github.com/adamsmith
San Francisco California - Palo Alto California - Menlo Park California - Oakland (CA), U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Gaming (& eSports) • Analytics • Online Social
General Partner at @matrix-partners; Founder & Director at @betfair.com; Entrepreneur and Investor. Gambler, guy who knows how to do a lot of things.
San Francisco (CA) - San Francisco, California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA), United States
Businesses Solutions • A.I. (& Big Data) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Developer tools • DeepTech
Partner, Khosla Ventures
Partner, Khosla Ventures
Los Angeles California - - San Francisco Bay Area - San Francisco (CA), U.S.A.
Businesses Solutions • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Developer tools • Online Social • Consumer
Founder Root Ventures. Early Stage Venture. Ex-CTO turned Hardware Hacker Investor. CS @columbia-university-1 Always searching espresso || food || beer