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