Jenn Lynch serves as Partner at Portland Seed Fund. She is also an Angel Investor. She has over ten years of software product management, product marketing and user experience design experience. Most recently, She co-founded Upstart Labs, where she was a general partner. Previously , she was a director of professional services at StepChange Group, now Dachis Group, developing social media marketing initiatives for large enterprises. Prior to Dachis Group, Jenn was a product manager and product marketing manager in the enterprise talent management space at Unicru (now Kronos), Yahoo! HotJobs and BrassRing (now Kenexa). She is a graduate of Northwestern University and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Eric Simone is the Founder and CEO of ClearBlade, Inc. a rapidly growing Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) software company focused on building IoT solutions for enterprises across different industries. Prior to starting ClearBlade, Eric was the founder and CTO of Compete Incorporated, which sold to Perficient Inc. (PRFT) in May of 2000. Earlier in his career, Eric achieved success in senior engineering, product and sales positions at IBM and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Eric has a degree in Computer Science from Purdue University and is a recognized Distinguished Alumni. Eric resides in Austin, Texas with his wife Toni and 2 sons, Xander and Dexter.
Building brands to power health leaders. Investing (time + capital) in people w/ perspectives that expand mine. Recently re-learning how to play.
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Battle Born Venture is a venture capital program, overseen by the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development under the auspices of the US Treasury's State Small Business Credit Initiative. Battle Born makes equity and equity-like investments in early stage, high-growth Nevadan enterprises in the aerospace and defense, agriculture, energy, healthcare, information technology, logistics and operations, manufacturing, mining, tourism, gaming and water sectors. The firm was founded in 2013 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Vamsi Sistla serves as Advisory Partner at Laconia Capital Group. He is an innovative technologist with over 18 years of experience in the Television, Digital Media & Financial industries. He has built various enterprise quality software and technology (Web and Mobile) platforms. Vamsi currently serves as CTO for OfferBoard and Technical Advisor to various early stage startups. Previously, Vamsi co-founded - Telvetto (2nd Screen Social TV Platform), Mogozz (Mobile Events Platforms) and Captivision Networks (iTV Educational Channel). Vamsi is an active Angel investor in ARC Angels, Eniac Ventures (1 & 3) and TIE SV Angels. He is also active in social & impact enterprises as a mentor (Microsoft Ventures, The Unreasonable Institute, TechStars London IoT Spring 2013 Session, 37Angels and Americas Amazing Teens Project), advisor to various early stage startups and a board member (The Good Life Organization & Chaupal India).
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania is a venture capital firm which focuses on innovation, investments and technology by making seed innovation and economic growth in the Greater Philadelphia region. The firm works to accelerate the formation and growth of technology-driven enterprises and development, commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies. It was founded in 1982 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Newion Investments (a new eye on investments) is an independent venture capital fund founded in December 2000 and focussed on companies operating in the IT industry. The mission of Newion Investments is to invest venture capital in and to provide additional advice to high-potential IT enterprises in order to make them highly profitable.
Finance Yorkshire is a venture capital firm that seeks to invest in small and medium enterprises through seed-corn, business loans and equity linked investments. The firm was founded in 2010 and is based in Bransley, United kingdom.
I am passionate about starting and running businesses that use technology to create value. Some hats that I wear include. ANGEL INVESTOR: I invest in startups in multiple verticals. My portfolio companies include • SAAS based startups in Marketing technology space in North America • E-commerce, infotainment, edutech companies in Asia • Gaming studios. Mind and body wellness startups I am running an incubator and angel network that aims to help entrepreneurs in Asia to get off the ground and create their next big venture. Ping me, If you have a great idea, prototype or running product or if you are excited about learning investment opportunities in the red-hot startup space in South Asia and Middle east. FOUNDER & CEO: I have run several companies as founder and CEO, a quick glance include TKXEL: A software services company that provide solutions involving analytics, mobile, web and other components to companies across the globe. We have worked with several fortune 500 enterprises, respectable SMBs and promising startups. If you are searching for a great team or have a business proposition, we are keen to listen. I am as a CEO of tkxel, manage it on daily basis and responsible for its growth and strategic direction NUTTY APPS: Founded a kids gaming brand and grew it to 500M+ installs with over 1M installs/day in a couple of years before handing it over to an executive team to run it. STRATEGIC ALLIANCEZ (SA): Founded a digital media agency in 2010 that moved on to become the No1 digital agency in Pakistan with several awards to its credit. EDUCATOR, SPEAKER: I am an educator at heart. I love to mentor, teach, train and share knowledge. I speak at various conferences and give lectures on CS and Entrepreneurship in universities. Some of my taught courses are televised by universities on TV and web as well.