Country: United States of America
Position: Managing Partner at One Way Ventures and Former Managing Director at Techstars
Organization: One Way Ventures, TechStars
Worked on virtual reality at IBM research in the late ’80s. Developed an early internet payment protocol in ’91 at MIT.
Led one of the MIT blackjack teams to beat the casinos in the early ’90.
Started some companies. Sold Fast Engines in ’00.
Acquired controlling stake in Sharpspring in ’02, took it public in ’11, uplisted to the Nasdaq in January ’14.
Made approximately 100 angel investments, about 20 between 1996 and 2011, and about 80 in 2012 and 2013.
Created the Troublemaker Award in ’12.