Founder of DomainTools.com, sold in 2008.
Founder Aventura VC.
Director @galvanize-ventures-1 and Angel Investor. Ex - @foundry-group Special Projects, @techstars Associate & @BoulderBeta Producer.
Founder of @onbeep a wearable startup in SF. Founded @chef-2, & VelocityConf • Investor @pagerduty, @fastly • Advisor @circleci • Firefighter/EMT
Chief Turtle Officer at Robot Turtles. CEO & Founder of @sparkbuy (sold to @google) and @ontela (now @photobucket).
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.
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone.
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 @cheezburger, @circa • Studied at @northwestern-university. Allergic to cats.
Former general counsel of @facebook, VP Legal at @amazon. Active angel investor focusing on Seattle-area startups.
Managing Director @techstars • Co-founder @slicehost (acq by @rackspace)
Startup investor/advisor and former entrepreneur
Senior Staff Engineer at Google. Lead Engineer and 'Founder' for Google Compute Engine. Also started Google Talk.
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)
Angel Investor & Technology Advisor, Former SVP Engineering at @yahoo & Creator of Rocketmail & @yahoo Mail.
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.
Amazon Web Services Startup BD. Former founder and CEO, @teachstreet. Early Amazonian. Amateur poker superstah. 1/2 of a Wharton MBA.
VP & CTO at @amazon.com
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.
Venture Partner with DFJ
Co-founder/COO of @main-street-genome; Co-founder of @zaarly; Exec @appature; @startupweekend board; and Startup lawyer @cooley, CPA, Morgan Stanley.
Founder of @a-thinking-ape
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 @pure-watercraft, Grokhome hacker houses. Founded CityAuction, sold IACI 1999. Biz dev Webvan, General Magic. MIT @mit-sloan-school-of-management MBA 95
Founder at Carnegie Innovations, powered by Carnegie Mellon. GP at TL Ventures, Saturn Partners, and TNCV. Chairman at Panopto, Acrobatiq, Axioma, Redzone.
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.
Investor @theorem-ventures, EVP and tech practice lead at Grayling. Formerly co-founder & CEO Atomic, acquired by Grayling.
Angel investor & social entrepreneur, founded tech startups, now run @skype service @microsoft. Strong engineering, Ops & business background.
@techstars-1 Seattle Director. Founder of Abuzz (sold to NYT), Firefly Network (sold to MSFT)
Investor in @infospace, @stubhub, @serious-materials, @evite, @seagate, @spinner, @livebid. @squaretrade @angel-list-1, @splunk, @automattic @volaris @appvance
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.
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
Database Developer at Tableau Software. Previously Director of MIS at Interactive Data Corporation.
Graduate of University College Dublin.
Entrepreneur, CEO, Investor, real estate developer, father, surfer. cyclist. Worked at Accenture, Microsoft. Founded Loudeye, Imperium Renewables, Tippr, invested in over 60 startups.
Venture Partner with Voyager, focusing broadly on information technology investments in the Pacific Northwest.
Currently VP of Design @twitter. Formerly Founder & CEO of @newsvine (acquired by @nbc-universal), and Art Director of @espn.
early investor in @housevalues, @yapta, @snapdeal, @diapers, @shiftwise, @ZeroVM, @porch-1 and others
Entrepreneur and investor. Founder and CEO of indix.
Founder and Managing Partner @New Highlands Ventures. Employee @microsoft; @bluecoat-inc | PhD @McGill
Seed and growth stage investor, advisor, and board member.
Founder, President & Chief Product Officer of ILLUMAGEAR. 13 years of new product incubation @microsoft. MBA @university-of-british-columbia
CEO & Founder of Habit Design™ & Kim Advisory Capital. Co-Founder & Director of Microsoft New Consumer Products Studio & XBox LIVE. Harvard, Yale.
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).
@stanford-university PhD, Early Internet pioneer, 20+ Internet startups including founder/CEO Friend Finder (grew to $300M/year)
Engineer @amazon & Kindle • CS @carnegie-mellon-university • Investor @slidepay, @lovely, @anyperk, @drync, @true-co, @Change.org, YC S13 Fund (@fundersclub)
Caffeinated in Seattle
CEO of @picnik
Robert is a serial entrepreneur and active Angel investor. Recent investments; @starsightings, @connect-me, Valant Medical, Revel, @nfluence, etc..
Co-Founded Onvia - IPO 2000. EIR Maveron, Global Director education Microsoft, COO World Learning.
Founder and CEO, @APIScience. Previously founded @programmableweb
Platform guy @microsoft, Mozy and @vmware.
UX & Product. Worked at @yammer, @geni Went to @university-of-southern-california CNTV and @ucla. Invests a little.
Partner Architect at @microsoft
Board of Directors, @vittana.org; former VP, @amazon; MS/BS in Electrical Engineering, Stanford
Founder / COO @load (SaaS/asp), CTO @vegas-com (sold to Greenspun Media Group), CIO CityQuick (@la-com, Hawaii.com), Adviser London Board Of Tourism
Founder @saltspring-ventures, @gear-com • Studied at @university-of-washington, @university-of-pennsylvania
investor, previously co-founder and ceo of WisdomForce
Founder of @Soda Media, President of McCaw-backed @onecast, Co-Founder of @broadstream Communications (acq'd by Avail-TVN/Vubiquity)
Member at Banyan. Partner at @indicator-fund. Advisor to @robinhood. Seed investor to great people with exceptional ideas.
Founder Prime Recognition
Founder @mobile-nations, notifyer • Worked at @hapilabs • Investor @rockhealth, @anyperk
Managing Director at Columbia Equity Partners and DiamondStream
Venture Partner at High Peaks. Previously, ran Product at Quidsi (acquired by @amazon).Founder @Brickfactor.
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
CEO and Founder of @front-desk. Analytics at @expedia. Pricing Strategy at @t-mobile. Co-founded a futures trading fund.
Cleantech Investor and Advisor to some great teams ...
Product development & marketing leader. Previously: @amazon (Mechanical Turk), @microsoft (adCenter), @google (partnerships) + 2 startups (TeachStreet, Gigwalk).
Investor in Founders Coop, @marketfish, Right Side Capital Management, @other-startups, @onewed-formerly-nearlyweds, @evo-media-group, @perblue, @big-river-innovations-inc...
Managing Partner- Falcon Partners
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.
President Prod&Mktg @realnetworks, mobile guru, angel investor and Newyorker in a random order
Founding Managing Director of Microsoft Accelerator powered by TechStars; Former TechStars and long time Microsoft prior to that; Advisor
Life is short. Be happy. Seek change with abandon.
Managing Director at GSharp Ventures
Venture Partner at 9Mile Labs
Cofounder at Voyager Capital
Principal Engineer @microsoft
CEO of Collexion, Inc., Entrepreneur in Res. at @neustar. CSO of @webmetrics, sold to @neustar. Founder @servercast, Sold to CMGi/Navisite, CTO through IPO.
Mobile technology entrepreneur since 2000. Living in Seattle and NYC.
Worked at @apple, @microsoft • Investor @leanplum, @pinnatta • Studied at @queen-s-university
Experienced entrepreneur with over 22 years in the computer industry, founding and running startups & building large-scale, complex, mission-critical systems
Director of Experience at Microsoft Store, Co-founder of Chewsy
Former EIR & SVP business dev; CMO; VP strategic planning; angel investor; board observer, entrepreneur, teacher. Likes laughing and agile commerce.
Founder @toll-free-cellular (Trinity, Oak, CrossPoint, Brentwood, Goldman Sachs), VP @ @xypoint (sold to TCS), CEO @ @v2green (sold to @gridpoint).
I design software with pen, paper and lists. Co-Founder, Playmark.com
ceo at wtia, livemocha. built real games biz into global company. rebuilt consumer products at monster.
Former Microsoftie, MBA, CS grad. CEO of Bizible, helping marketers make better decisions.
Co-founder and CEO of @wetpaint, author of Digital Quarters blog, co-founder of @blue-nile, and Publishing 2.0 evangelist.
CEO at ZAAZ
Gabriele Gresta is a world-renowned speaker and considered an expert in digital media and associated technologies, Participative Tv and Finance
Tech junkie and product guy. Worked at @bea-systems, @microsoft and startups on enterprise software, social networks and online advertising. MSc in CS.
Co-founded M3 (TSE:2413). Created world's most successful pharma-to-physician online marketing channel. Transformed $2M startup capital into $1B market cap.
Founding engineer @ Gimzo5 Inc (Acquired by Google), Director of Software Engineering @ Evidence.com, Angel Investor Tuition.io
@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/Founder @evenues, @yodio • 15yr vet @microsoft, @ibm.
Founder of @maxfoundry, @dotnetkicks, @theaposition.
Created a powerful collaborative environment for angel investors that translated into investments in over 125 companies nationally.
User-centered design & product innovation. Cofounded Hub Seattle & Sparked.com /Johns Hopkins University
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.
CEO @bitgo, a leader in Bitcoin security. Seasoned technology executive.
Investor in @amazon.com, @liquidplanner, @getty-images, @minfo, @aquantive, @imperium, @telephia, @goahead-sw, @root-wireless, @mckinstry, @talisma, @leap-wireless...
Founder @weave, @decide-2 • Worked at @zillow, @microsoft • Double majored CS/EE at @university-of-washington
Ideas into Opportunities
Investor in @tellme-networks, @jelli.
CEO of @yabbly. Formerly at @google, @harvard-business-school , @microsoft, KPCB Startup, and @marchex.
Co-founder, Smithfield Medical
Director of Sales & B.D., BetaSphere
Founder, Caspian Partners, LLC
President and Co-Founder, @groundspeak, Inc.
Co-Founder and CEO of @bigdoor. Our Loyalty Platform helps some of the world's best brands increase consumer loyalty and engagement.
Founder @enom, @donuts-inc • Studied at @purdue-university
associate at @amazon.com
Investor, Advisor, & Founder - interested in connecting with innovative startups
Investor in @balance Financial. Advisor to Deal Springer.
health & wellness ventures, med devices
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.
Investor, Intellectual Property Guru, Smithsonian Laureate CTO at @Majestyk -- founder @instantservice (now Oracle), VirtualOR (now Swedish Medical) -- ingk.com/d
Advisor to @aci.
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
SVP Strategy & Operations at Simply Measured
Investor in @cadence-biomedical, @fisker-automotive, @earth-class-mail, @glue-networks, @empowering-engineering-technologies, @reality-gap, @healia.
Seasoned IT and InfoSec pro. Worked on Cloud Services at Microsoft. Started company in 2012. Built Enterprise Security products for workflow and remediation.
Director, System Sales at Zetron, Inc (subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD). Investor in @buddy.
Engineer. Worked to make the fail whale extinct at Twitter. Launched rockets and airplanes
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.
Founder Vantage Sports • Started at @google. C.S./Business at @university-of-washington.
Board member, Public Knowledge, media strategist, founder of digital media consultancy, NVPR, in Seattle, LA & Buenos Aires: marcom, biz dev, creative services
Former @microsoft executive, M&A/CorpDev, OEM (global Embedded Devices VP sales & licensing), APAC Online VP.
Bachelors, Computer Science UPenn, MBA @stanford-university
@xensource @homestead-technologies @objectrocket Founder @crewtrader @glass-group-advisers Member @house-of-genius. Angel Investor. VC Scout. Startup Adviser.
Co-Founded MyValidus llc (Private Sale), 2013:Youngest collegiate division 1 football coach (24) in the world, Accredited Investor,Co-Founder OG Investments LLC
Investor in @valueappeal.
Worked at @microsoft, @amazon • Studied at @harvard-university
Sarcastic geek, angel investor, crazed gadget junkie, and all around search guy at @microsoft.
Founder & CEO @PlayFab. Sold @SproutGames to @popcap-games. Founded PopCap Asia. Led #HourOfCode for @CodeOrg. A.B. Harvard CS. 15 yrs game industry experience.
Google PM. Love hot chocolate, dancing, and cars.
7-time startup CEO. Angel investor.
Biz Dev @oozou, Founder at @dojothreads, @jajoop & @startup-watches Love Growth Hacking & online to offline models.
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.
Founder @kitchenbowl • Investor @dealflicks • Studied at @berkeley, @CMU
Co-Founder/CEO at @43things-com (@amazon.com)
Founder @unitusseedfund, @pengala • Investor @ncomputing, @corengi
Investor @reveal, @rare-crowds
Seeking Pacific Northwest startups for Seattle Angel's fall 2014 contest & conference • Fund Manager @seattle-angel-conference • Investor @alliance-of-angels
Managing Partner at @unitusseedfund. India and USA seed stage investor. @realnetworks, @sybase, @symantec
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.
Mobile, advertising, apps.
President, Cascade Basic Research Corp.
Director BD @parallels. Strong business background.
Also studied EE @brown-university and MBA @wharton-school
Digital Media Executive
Executive Director at Alliance of Angels Seed Fund
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)
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
Lawyer, Scientist and Entrepreneur
Investor in WhoDoYouKnowAt, @adready, @mixpo, @optify. Team member of @optify.
Founder @tda-tech • Worked at @idealab, @airwave-wireless • Studied at @university-of-waterloo, @carleton-university
Message is everything.
Startup attorney in Seattle. I blog at startuplawblog.com and joewallin.com. Ideator of the Washington State equity crowdfunding law.
Seattle-based strategist and social scientist, PhD Kellogg School of Management, Harvard AB in sociology, director of $300M+ tech-oriented manufacturing firm.
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
Founder and CEO of Zino Society
CEO of Trufl. Previously product manager at @google.
Managing Director @alliance-of-angels, Focus on investments in the Pacific Northwest
C-level experience at several Silicon Valley startups. Marketing, product development and sales.
Founder @luly-inc, @luly-inc • Studied at @columbia-university
Serial Entrepreneur & Co-founder @taumobility & TalismaWorks
Angel and Alternatives investor.
Founder of @neongecko-com-inc, @cpi-corp, @popular-programs-inc Investor in @terviva.
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 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
Founding head of product @limeade • Founding team + product lead @quickbase-1 (sold to @intuit) • Founded Seattle @quantified-self-forum • @oberlin-college
Founder and partner of Washington Partners, Inc., a Corporate Real Estate firm that specializes in representing technology companies in the Puget Sound Region.
Worked at @oracle-corporation @microsoft, @bea-systems • Studied at @santa-clara-university
Duthie Hill LLC
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).
Serial corporate entrepreneur, advisor, investor. Co-founder Sidewalk.com (sold to Ticketmaster), eHome (merged with Windows Division), MS Online Stores.
Full Stack Entrepreneur
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
I work for Microsoft. Previously I was a partner at Eagle River, a private equity firm established by Craig McCaw.
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.
Clean Tech angel; Seasoned leader in I.T. organization; Co-founder ActivateHub.Org
Sr. Venture Manager ASU Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, ASU Startup Accelerator • Investor @hexxa • Founder at Web3Mavens (.NET dev shop)
Managing Director @60th-street-advisers. EVP / Managing Director of Corporate Development @opus-bank
Business Development Executive
Serial technology entrepreneur. Master of blending product skills, business model development and market vision.
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
President at Makena Partners, Experienced Recruiting and Software Professional
Big, playful presence. Clarity. Purpose. Vision. Well-connected. Knows things about stuff. Solves problems.
Early stage tech since 1996 as marketing, founder, CEO (BVP), investor. Experience in Enterprise Software, Consumer Internet, Mobile & Internet Infrastructure.
Entrepreneur and advisor. Have founded or worked with over a dozen startups, including MusicNet, RealNetworks, and Getaround. Stanford MBA, Brown AB Economics.
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.
Part of Amazon teams that proposed, built, and scaled AmazonFresh, Kindle, and Amazon Mobile Analytics. Duke, NYU Stern. Invests. Advises. Operates. Scales.
Private Equity Investor, Business and Civic Board Member, Rainier Club/ I do approximately 3 - 5 investments every 2 years.
SVP, Products @centro, Ex-Microsoft, Ex-McKinsey, Wharton MBA; Product-focused Technologist, Entrepreneur & Investor in Online Media, Advertising, Mobile/Social
PM/UX Designer, @resembl. Associate, @Horsley Bridge Partners, Analyst, @pace Harmon, BS, @university-of-california-berkeley.
Co-founder @resembl. Sr. Associate @pace-harmon (9 years). BSE, @princeton-university, MA @university-of-chicago.
Founded several companies in Hong Kong.
Founder of @gear-live (profitable startup since day one,) speaker, advisor, strategist.
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
Managing Director of The CAPROCK Group, a $2.5 billion multi-family office.
Chief Technology Officer at EnviroIssues. Lean Startup Seattle organizer.
Run discovery teams at Salesforce, founder of Early Ascent, ex-ML scientist at Amazon, former data scientist/architect at numerous startups
Enabling resource efficiency through business development, investments and philanthropy.
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
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
Entrepreneurial, results-driven with 12+ years in high-tech leadership, driving re-engineering initiatives and process improvements to drive revenue and efficiency.
Advisor to @astrobotic-technology-inc
Deeply engaged in machine learning and shifting the data paradigm to pervasive prediction. Prior career at Microsoft.
System operations engineer/architect with large scale experience. Worked @zynga, @amazon, @paypal
Investments at Vulcan Capital
Investments at Connective Capital
@intel Program Manager
Sold DomainTools.com for $16M in 2008.
Co-founded AboutUs.org in 2005.
Likes to Invest in Small Technology Companies.
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.
founded ConnectSoft (sold '96; Nasdaq exit); founded Venture Foundry incubator, founded Astrobotic Technology, founded Headroom. EE/CompSci Carnegie Mellon
Product Manager at Amazon