Former general counsel of @facebook, VP Legal at @amazon. Active angel investor focusing on Seattle-area startups.
Chief Turtle Officer at Robot Turtles. CEO & Founder of @sparkbuy (sold to @google) and @ontela (now @photobucket).
committed to more than his pro-rata this round.
Serial entrepreneur (@feedburner sold to @google, @spyonit sold to 724 Solutions). My head is full of zero-billion dollar business ideas.
Founder of DomainTools.com, sold in 2008.
Finance, Biz Dev @microsoft.
Project Management @nintendo.
Active Angel Investor.
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone.
VP & CTO at @amazon.com
Senior Staff Engineer at Google. Lead Engineer and 'Founder' for Google Compute Engine. Also started Google Talk.
Founder @cheezburger, @circa • Studied at @northwestern-university. Allergic to cats.
Founder @rooster-park, a consulting/recruiting firm. Consult on engineering turnarounds and M&A/interview prep. Worked at @whitepages-com, @amazon. @rice-university grad.
Managing Director @techstars • Co-founder @slicehost (acq by @rackspace)
Director @galvanize-ventures-1 and Angel Investor. Ex - @foundry-group Special Projects, @techstars Associate & @BoulderBeta Producer.
Angel Investor & Technology Advisor, Former SVP Engineering at @yahoo & Creator of Rocketmail & @yahoo Mail.
Startup investor/advisor and former entrepreneur
Investing in early-stage mobile and online companies; Worked at @facebook (Director of Mobile)
Co-Founder @truefacet • Worked at @bank-of-america-merrill-lynch • Studied at @new-york-university
Founder of @onbeep a wearable startup in SF. Founded @chef-2, & VelocityConf • Investor @pagerduty, @fastly • Advisor @circleci • Firefighter/EMT
Amazon Web Services Startup BD. Former founder and CEO, @teachstreet. Early Amazonian. Amateur poker superstah. 1/2 of a Wharton MBA.
In Seattle, I'm a managing director at Divergent Ventures. I also teach Entrepreneurship at Northwestern in Chicago. http://www.toddwinc.com. Former VP @ MSFT
Founder Aventura VC.
Founding Partner at Sadara Ventures – 1st early-stage tech VC in Palestine. Founded Equiom MENA, & co-founded & was CTO of Equiom, Inc. Worked at Microsoft.
Venture Partner with DFJ
CEO @swype sold to @nuance-communications for $102m. Co-Founded @Boostmobile (sold to Sprint), Amp'd Mobile, ZIVO. Raised, returned, lost hundreds of $millions.
Founder Chatbox, @jawfish-games, @netsys-technologies • Investor @skillshare, @jawfish-games • Former Pro Poker Player/Author/TV Host
@techstars-1 Seattle Director. Founder of Abuzz (sold to NYT), Firefly Network (sold to MSFT)
Venture Partner with Voyager, focusing broadly on information technology investments in the Pacific Northwest.
President of @blue-moon-ventures. 25+ angel investments in last 5 years. Sat on boards of @cheezburger, @minted and others. Founded and sold multiple companies.
Founder at Carnegie Innovations, powered by Carnegie Mellon. GP at TL Ventures, Saturn Partners, and TNCV. Chairman at Panopto, Acrobatiq, Axioma, Redzone.
Entrepreneur, CEO, Investor, real estate developer, father, surfer. cyclist. Worked at Accenture, Microsoft. Founded Loudeye, Imperium Renewables, Tippr, invested in over 60 startups.
Investor in @infospace, @stubhub, @serious-materials, @evite, @seagate, @spinner, @livebid. @squaretrade @angel-list-1, @splunk, @automattic @volaris @appvance
Currently VP of Design @twitter. Formerly Founder & CEO of @newsvine (acquired by @nbc-universal), and Art Director of @espn.
Founder @pure-watercraft, Grokhome hacker houses. Founded CityAuction, sold IACI 1999. Biz dev Webvan, General Magic. MIT @mit-sloan-school-of-management MBA 95
Founder of @a-thinking-ape
Angel investor & social entrepreneur, founded tech startups, now run @skype service @microsoft. Strong engineering, Ops & business background.
Investor @theorem-ventures, EVP and tech practice lead at Grayling. Formerly co-founder & CEO Atomic, acquired by Grayling.
Co-founder/COO of @main-street-genome; Co-founder of @zaarly; Exec @appature; @startupweekend board; and Startup lawyer @cooley, CPA, Morgan Stanley.
Database Developer at Tableau Software. Previously Director of MIS at Interactive Data Corporation.
Graduate of University College Dublin.
Founder @ Jobaline Investor & Executive Advisor to Fortune 500, emerging and midsize technology companies.
Entrepreneur who founded and sold 3 companies. @techstars mentor. Deep in crowdsourcing, marketplaces, saas, social media. MIT @mit-sloan-school-of-management MBA 2004. CS undergrad.
Valve for 10 yrs, shipped Half-Life 2 and Counter-Strike, co-created hit Morfo app, director of dev for Lithtech engine (shipped in 60+ gaming titles).
Founder / COO @load (SaaS/asp), CTO @vegas-com (sold to Greenspun Media Group), CIO CityQuick (@la-com, Hawaii.com), Adviser London Board Of Tourism
CEO of @picnik
Entrepreneur and investor. Founder and CEO of indix.
Co-Founded Onvia - IPO 2000. EIR Maveron, Global Director education Microsoft, COO World Learning.
Robert is a serial entrepreneur and active Angel investor. Recent investments; @starsightings, @connect-me, Valant Medical, Revel, @nfluence, etc..
Founder and Managing Partner @New Highlands Ventures. Employee @microsoft; @bluecoat-inc | PhD @McGill
Engineer @amazon & Kindle • CS @carnegie-mellon-university • Investor @slidepay, @lovely, @anyperk, @drync, @true-co, @Change.org, YC S13 Fund (@fundersclub)
early investor in @housevalues, @yapta, @snapdeal, @diapers, @shiftwise, @ZeroVM, @porch-1 and others
Seed and growth stage investor, advisor, and board member.
Platform guy @microsoft, Mozy and @vmware.
Founder, President & Chief Product Officer of ILLUMAGEAR. 13 years of new product incubation @microsoft. MBA @university-of-british-columbia
Partner Architect at @microsoft
Board of Directors, @vittana.org; former VP, @amazon; MS/BS in Electrical Engineering, Stanford
@stanford-university PhD, Early Internet pioneer, 20+ Internet startups including founder/CEO Friend Finder (grew to $300M/year)
UX & Product. Worked at @yammer, @geni Went to @university-of-southern-california CNTV and @ucla. Invests a little.
Caffeinated in Seattle
CEO & Founder of Habit Design™ & Kim Advisory Capital. Co-Founder & Director of Microsoft New Consumer Products Studio & XBox LIVE. Harvard, Yale.
Founder and CEO, @APIScience. Previously founded @programmableweb
Founder @saltspring-ventures, @gear-com • Studied at @university-of-washington, @university-of-pennsylvania
Founder @mobile-nations, notifyer • Worked at @hapilabs • Investor @rockhealth, @anyperk
investor, previously co-founder and ceo of WisdomForce
President Prod&Mktg @realnetworks, mobile guru, angel investor and Newyorker in a random order
Product development & marketing leader. Previously: @amazon (Mechanical Turk), @microsoft (adCenter), @google (partnerships) + 2 startups (TeachStreet, Gigwalk).
Member at Banyan. Partner at @indicator-fund. Advisor to @robinhood. Seed investor to great people with exceptional ideas.
Life is short. Be happy. Seek change with abandon.
Founding Managing Director of Microsoft Accelerator powered by TechStars; Former TechStars and long time Microsoft prior to that; Advisor
Investor in Founders Coop, @marketfish, Right Side Capital Management, @other-startups, @onewed-formerly-nearlyweds, @evo-media-group, @perblue, @big-river-innovations-inc...
Worked at @cooley, @packetvideo • Investor @bizeebee, @balance • Studied at @duke-university, @saint-olaf-college
Venture Partner at High Peaks. Previously, ran Product at Quidsi (acquired by @amazon).Founder @Brickfactor.
Managing Director at Columbia Equity Partners and DiamondStream
Cleantech Investor and Advisor to some great teams ...
Founder Prime Recognition
Founder of @Soda Media, President of McCaw-backed @onecast, Co-Founder of @broadstream Communications (acq'd by Avail-TVN/Vubiquity)
Managing Partner- Falcon Partners
CEO and Founder of @front-desk. Analytics at @expedia. Pricing Strategy at @t-mobile. Co-founded a futures trading fund.
Co-Founder, @neverblue-media., bootstrapped to mid 8 figures rev in 4 years then exited. Angel Investor.
CEO and Founder of Coinstar, now Outerwall. Nasdaq OUTR. Eco-ATM Director and investor. KeyMe Director and investor. Space Needle Director. Chihuly Gardens and Glass Director. Stanford GSB '90. Yale '84. Morgan Stanley
Principal Engineer @microsoft
Managing Director at GSharp Ventures
Venture Partner at 9Mile Labs
Cofounder at Voyager Capital
Former Microsoftie, MBA, CS grad. CEO of Bizible, helping marketers make better decisions.
CEO of Collexion, Inc., Entrepreneur in Res. at @neustar. CSO of @webmetrics, sold to @neustar. Founder @servercast, Sold to CMGi/Navisite, CTO through IPO.
Co-founded M3 (TSE:2413). Created world's most successful pharma-to-physician online marketing channel. Transformed $2M startup capital into $1B market cap.
CEO at ZAAZ
Experienced entrepreneur with over 22 years in the computer industry, founding and running startups & building large-scale, complex, mission-critical systems
Gabriele Gresta is a world-renowned speaker and considered an expert in digital media and associated technologies, Participative Tv and Finance
Mobile technology entrepreneur since 2000. Living in Seattle and NYC.
Founding engineer @ Gimzo5 Inc (Acquired by Google), Director of Software Engineering @ Evidence.com, Angel Investor Tuition.io
Director of Experience at Microsoft Store, Co-founder of Chewsy
ceo at wtia, livemocha. built real games biz into global company. rebuilt consumer products at monster.
Co-founder and CEO of @wetpaint, author of Digital Quarters blog, co-founder of @blue-nile, and Publishing 2.0 evangelist.
Worked at @apple, @microsoft • Investor @leanplum, @pinnatta • Studied at @queen-s-university
Founder @toll-free-cellular (Trinity, Oak, CrossPoint, Brentwood, Goldman Sachs), VP @ @xypoint (sold to TCS), CEO @ @v2green (sold to @gridpoint).
Tech junkie and product guy. Worked at @bea-systems, @microsoft and startups on enterprise software, social networks and online advertising. MSc in CS.
I design software with pen, paper and lists. Co-Founder, Playmark.com
Former EIR & SVP business dev; CMO; VP strategic planning; angel investor; board observer, entrepreneur, teacher. Likes laughing and agile commerce.
Co-Founder and CEO of @bigdoor. Our Loyalty Platform helps some of the world's best brands increase consumer loyalty and engagement.
CEO of @yabbly. Formerly at @google, @harvard-business-school , @microsoft, KPCB Startup, and @marchex.
health & wellness ventures, med devices
User-centered design & product innovation. Cofounded Hub Seattle & Sparked.com /Johns Hopkins University
associate at @amazon.com
CEO of Mindbloom, Nearly 25 years of finance & operations experience with early-stage, high-growth companies. Worked at Amazon.com, Ernst & Young, Stripes Group Strategic Advisor. BS Accounting, NC State.
Investor in @balance Financial. Advisor to Deal Springer.
President and Co-Founder, @groundspeak, Inc.
Investor in @tellme-networks, @jelli.
Co-founder, Smithfield Medical
Director of Sales & B.D., BetaSphere
Founder, Caspian Partners, LLC
Investor in @amazon.com, @liquidplanner, @getty-images, @minfo, @aquantive, @imperium, @telephia, @goahead-sw, @root-wireless, @mckinstry, @talisma, @leap-wireless...
Ideas into Opportunities
@harvard-university CS, @microsoft, COM/OLE, xBox founder, startups, Rails and Facebook Apps as CTO of @ilike, @rel8tion founder, @ios-app-development, @mobile-2.
Founder @weave, @decide-2 • Worked at @zillow, @microsoft • Double majored CS/EE at @university-of-washington
Investor, Advisor, & Founder - interested in connecting with innovative startups
Founder of @maxfoundry, @dotnetkicks, @theaposition.
CEO @bitgo, a leader in Bitcoin security. Seasoned technology executive.
CEO/Founder @evenues, @yodio • 15yr vet @microsoft, @ibm.
Founder @enom, @donuts-inc • Studied at @purdue-university
Created a powerful collaborative environment for angel investors that translated into investments in over 125 companies nationally.
Investor, Intellectual Property Guru, Smithsonian Laureate CTO at @Majestyk -- founder @instantservice (now Oracle), VirtualOR (now Swedish Medical) -- ingk.com/d
Founded @voodoopc-1 while in high school, sold to HP in 2006, build a luxury brand from a commodity ... love investing, helping startups -- I run @bing-fund
Founder & CEO at Misk.com. I also invest in startups.
SVP Strategy & Operations at Simply Measured
Advisor to @aci.
Software Engineer at @facebook
Business Development & Strategy, @microsoft Intellectual Property Group. Over 16 years of finance & strategy experience at @microsoft and @procter-gamble-2 Co.
Director, System Sales at Zetron, Inc (subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD). Investor in @buddy.
Seasoned IT and InfoSec pro. Worked on Cloud Services at Microsoft. Started company in 2012. Built Enterprise Security products for workflow and remediation.
Investor in @cadence-biomedical, @fisker-automotive, @earth-class-mail, @glue-networks, @empowering-engineering-technologies, @reality-gap, @healia.
Board member, Public Knowledge, media strategist, founder of digital media consultancy, NVPR, in Seattle, LA & Buenos Aires: marcom, biz dev, creative services
Founder Vantage Sports • Started at @google. C.S./Business at @university-of-washington.
Engineer. Worked to make the fail whale extinct at Twitter. Launched rockets and airplanes
Founder & CEO of Spryly. Founded Eyejot. Founded WhatCounts; sold it (8-figure deal) in 2010. Passionate technologist & entrepreneur. Volunteer firefighter/EMT.
Technology executive - experience in building go to market organizations, channels and messaging
7-time startup CEO. Angel investor.
Punk turned Developer turned CTO turned CEO turned Advisor turned Investor turned Punk... rinse and repeat. Life is about learning daily and loving what you do.
Worked at @microsoft, @amazon • Studied at @harvard-university
Former @microsoft executive, M&A/CorpDev, OEM (global Embedded Devices VP sales & licensing), APAC Online VP.
Bachelors, Computer Science UPenn, MBA @stanford-university
CEO of UserNest. Serial entrepreneur & angel investor. Formerly at Xerox PARC and GE. Wharton MBA and lifelong software nerd, wrote my own OS at age 12.
Seeking Pacific Northwest startups for Seattle Angel's fall 2014 contest & conference • Fund Manager @seattle-angel-conference • Investor @alliance-of-angels
Founder @unitusseedfund, @pengala • Investor @ncomputing, @corengi
@xensource @homestead-technologies @objectrocket Founder @crewtrader @glass-group-advisers Member @house-of-genius. Angel Investor. VC Scout. Startup Adviser.
Investor in @valueappeal.
Founder @kitchenbowl • Investor @dealflicks • Studied at @berkeley, @CMU
Google PM. Love hot chocolate, dancing, and cars.
Sarcastic geek, angel investor, crazed gadget junkie, and all around search guy at @microsoft.
Co-Founded MyValidus llc (Private Sale), 2013:Youngest collegiate division 1 football coach (24) in the world, Accredited Investor,Co-Founder OG Investments LLC
Co-Founder/CEO at @43things-com (@amazon.com)
Biz Dev @oozou, Founder at @dojothreads, @jajoop & @startup-watches Love Growth Hacking & online to offline models.
Managing Partner at @unitusseedfund. India and USA seed stage investor. @realnetworks, @sybase, @symantec
Founder & CEO @PlayFab. Sold @SproutGames to @popcap-games. Founded PopCap Asia. Led #HourOfCode for @CodeOrg. A.B. Harvard CS. 15 yrs game industry experience.
Investor @reveal, @rare-crowds
Executive Director at Alliance of Angels Seed Fund
Investor/Angel/PE, Stanford BA/Columbia MBA, Media/Entertainment/Travel/Internet, Film/Music-Obsessed, Rocker Of The Mic, Investor @groupize, Studied @stanford-university, Studied @columbia-business-school
Seattle-based strategist and social scientist, PhD Kellogg School of Management, Harvard AB in sociology, director of $300M+ tech-oriented manufacturing firm.
Digital Media Executive
Mobile, advertising, apps.
Founder and CEO of Zino Society
Founder @tda-tech • Worked at @idealab, @airwave-wireless • Studied at @university-of-waterloo, @carleton-university
Director BD @parallels. Strong business background.
Also studied EE @brown-university and MBA @wharton-school
CEO of Trufl. Previously product manager at @google.
Investor in WhoDoYouKnowAt, @adready, @mixpo, @optify. Team member of @optify.
C-level experience at several Silicon Valley startups. Marketing, product development and sales.
President, Cascade Basic Research Corp.
Managing Director @alliance-of-angels, Focus on investments in the Pacific Northwest
Lawyer, Scientist and Entrepreneur
CEO at Porch (porch.com). Previously, founder/CEO @thriva (<$200K funding) to $60M sale, then Active Network from $65M to ~$400M and an IPO. @stanford-university BS MS '03
Startup attorney in Seattle. I blog at startuplawblog.com and joewallin.com. Ideator of the Washington State equity crowdfunding law.
Message is everything.
16 years Internet experience. Founded @case-s-ladder (sold to @intermix-media), GM/SVP for 10 years. Co-founded @the-daily-plate in 2005 (sold to @demand-media)
Serial Entrepreneur & Co-founder @taumobility & TalismaWorks
Founder @luly-inc, @luly-inc • Studied at @columbia-university
Worked at @oracle-corporation @microsoft, @bea-systems • Studied at @santa-clara-university
I work for Microsoft. Previously I was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm established by Craig McCaw.
VP of Marketing at Decide.com
Duthie Hill LLC
Founder Juke • Studied at @massachusetts-institute-of-technology, @new-york-university Founder Thinking Pictures. Patent holder (Digital Content and Wearable Video). Digital Rights Mngt, AI and Human Interface
20+ years startup/VC experience in USA, EU and Australia: co-founder; biz dev, advisor, angel, Boards and legal counsel. Duke J.D., M.A.; Univ of Washington
Founder of @neongecko-com-inc, @cpi-corp, @popular-programs-inc Investor in @terviva.
12+ years working with early-stage companies, 5 years VC and 10 years Seed/Angel. 13 companies, 5 exits (so far).
Founder and partner of Washington Partners, Inc., a Corporate Real Estate firm that specializes in representing technology companies in the Puget Sound Region.
A serial entrepreneur; I have started/sold 4 companies in the mobile technology space. I invest in Seattle area through the Angel fund Monition Partners.
Founding head of product @limeade • Founding team + product lead @quickbase-1 (sold to @intuit) • Founded Seattle @quantified-self-forum • @oberlin-college
Angel and Alternatives investor.
Senior Manager at @amazon on Kindle Fire;
Worked on Windows Phone, Silverlight, ASP.NET, and Visual Studio at @microsoft; MEng and BS in EE/CS from @massachusetts-institute-of-technology.
Full Stack Entrepreneur
Serial corporate entrepreneur, advisor, investor. Co-founder Sidewalk.com (sold to Ticketmaster), eHome (merged with Windows Division), MS Online Stores.
CFP at Strategic Wealth Management and Owner, Strategic Wealth Management
Sr. Venture Manager ASU Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, ASU Startup Accelerator • Investor @hexxa • Founder at Web3Mavens (.NET dev shop)
PM/UX Designer, @resembl. Associate, @Horsley Bridge Partners, Analyst, @pace Harmon, BS, @university-of-california-berkeley.
Serial technology entrepreneur. Master of blending product skills, business model development and market vision.
President at Makena Partners, Experienced Recruiting and Software Professional
Clean Tech angel; Seasoned leader in I.T. organization; Co-founder ActivateHub.Org
Entrepreneur and advisor. Have founded or worked with over a dozen startups, including MusicNet, RealNetworks, and Getaround. Stanford MBA, Brown AB Economics.
Managing Director @60th-street-advisers. EVP / Managing Director of Corporate Development @opus-bank
Big, playful presence. Clarity. Purpose. Vision. Well-connected. Knows things about stuff. Solves problems.
Private Equity Investor, Business and Civic Board Member, Rainier Club/ I do approximately 3 - 5 investments every 2 years.
Previous: Founded Colusa Software, acquired by Microsoft; Microsoft CVP running product management for $15B business. Now: CEO of Highspot.com.
Co-founder @resembl. Sr. Associate @pace-harmon (9 years). BSE, @princeton-university, MA @university-of-chicago.
Business Development Executive
Founder of @gear-live (profitable startup since day one,) speaker, advisor, strategist.
Part of Amazon teams that proposed, built, and scaled AmazonFresh, Kindle, and Amazon Mobile Analytics. Duke, NYU Stern. Invests. Advises. Operates. Scales.
SVP, Products @centro, Ex-Microsoft, Ex-McKinsey, Wharton MBA; Product-focused Technologist, Entrepreneur & Investor in Online Media, Advertising, Mobile/Social
Co-founder and technology guy at Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa). Founder of ActivSpaces, Cameroon's first technology incubation space. Board member of the AfriLabs Foundation. Formerly an engineer at Visio and @microsoft.
Early stage tech since 1996 as marketing, founder, CEO (BVP), investor. Experience in Enterprise Software, Consumer Internet, Mobile & Internet Infrastructure.
Founded several companies in Hong Kong.
Sold DomainTools.com for $16M in 2008.
Co-founded AboutUs.org in 2005.
Likes to Invest in Small Technology Companies.
founded ConnectSoft (sold '96; Nasdaq exit); founded Venture Foundry incubator, founded Astrobotic Technology, founded Headroom. EE/CompSci Carnegie Mellon
Co-founded MicroRim, Inc. Seed investor, Board member and Chr/Interim CEO of Egghead, Co-founded GlobalTel, Inc. Chr and CEO of eCharge Corp., Co-founded and CEO Blue Frog Mobile, Founder and CEO Visualant, Inc. Angel Investor in many technology start-u
System operations engineer/architect with large scale experience. Worked @zynga, @amazon, @paypal
Enabling resource efficiency through business development, investments and philanthropy.
Manager @bloompad. Investor - Co Founder @www-anniesbid-com, CEO, Founder @vinyl-solution-inc, Founder @bloompad-group, CEO, Founder @the-big-print
Managing Director of The CAPROCK Group, a $2.5 billion multi-family office.
Chief Technology Officer at EnviroIssues. Lean Startup Seattle organizer.
Advisor to @astrobotic-technology-inc
Founded General Biodiesel, Inc 2006 present, founded Compass Com, Inc 1994 sold 2004, expertise in Biodiesel, Internet, communications, Degree in Software Marketing, Marketing Management from Bellevue, Electrical Mechanical Drafting NSCC
Matt Hall is the Global Head of Payment Acceptance for Amazon.com where his role spans strategy, product innovation and business development. In addition to his role at Amazon Matt is an active investor as the Managing Member of Hall Family Management LLC
Investments at Vulcan Capital
Investments at Connective Capital
@intel Program Manager
Director of Strategy at Nordstrom. CFO & CRO of Wetpaint. VP of Merchandising and Corporate Planning at BlueNile. Consultant for Bain & Co.
Run discovery teams at Salesforce, founder of Early Ascent, ex-ML scientist at Amazon, former data scientist/architect at numerous startups
Deeply engaged in machine learning and shifting the data paradigm to pervasive prediction. Prior career at Microsoft.
Entrepreneurial, results-driven with 12+ years in high-tech leadership, driving re-engineering initiatives and process improvements to drive revenue and efficiency.
Founder @urbantech-systems • Investor @myunfold • Studied at @university-of-washington
Worked at @oracle-corporation, @apple • Investor @mellmo, @peace-software • Studied at @stanford-university
Product Manager at Amazon