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ID 198401

Tom Fallows


Founder @google-shopping-express • Founder @mercantila (acq @google) • 70+ startups investor & advisor.

ID 5192

Ross Mayfield


CEO and Co-founder of @pingpad. @socialtext @ratexchange @slideshare @linkedin

ID 54780

Jacob Brody


Co-Founder and CEO at Benny; former Partner at MESA+

ID 6726

Richard Kain


Founder and CEO of Bolo Software. Previously ran TriplePoint PR. Angel investor, but not while I'm building Bolo.

ID 728

Bo Fishback


Founder and CEO @ Zaarly.

ID 82338

David Petersen


Founder @buildzoom Founder @importgenius

ID 37008

Ben Huh


Founder @cheezburger, @circa • Studied at @northwestern-university. Allergic to cats.

ID 87761

Halle Tecco


Founder and Managing Director at @rockhealth. Angel investor via @techammer. @harvard-business-school alum. Formerly @apple @intel.

ID 10362

Sohail Prasad


Founder, CEO at @equidate. @y-combinator alum. Formerly at @zynga, @hiptype, @google, @chartboost, @carnegie-mellon-university-2. Investor at @coin-2, @zenefits.

ID 53731

Kulveer Taggar


Founder @status, @auctomatic • Investor, @rickshaw. Supporter: United.

ID 273617

John Hering


Founder and Executive Chairman @lookout

ID 1793

Justin Waldron


Founder @zynga

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Robert Wuttke


Founder and CEO of be2 and C-Date, a profitable $60M+ business. Investor in @airhelp @auditfile @famebit @tradeshift @ubiome @mayvenn @terravion @tripping-com

ID 1760

Michael Tanne


Entrepreneur, investor. Founder, @adforce, @wink. Worked @ Verity, @apple. Investor/Advisor: @linkedin, @cloudmark, @wikia, ICONAircraft, @brightroll, @fundly, GAINFitness

ID 57803

Andrey Kazakov


CEO at AppScotch

ID 64572

Matthew Palevsky


Online organizer and social movement strategist. Citizen journalism @the-huffington-post and strategy @purpose while incubating unPAC and

ID 4647

Jonathan D. Kibera


Founded Shopping Express @google • Founded @mercantila (sold to @google) • Labored @epinions • Rowed @harvard-university

ID 530676

Sanjit Biswas


Co-founder of Meraki (acquired by Cisco). On-leave from Ph.D. program at MIT, Stanford undergrad.

ID 386618

Mike Bergelson


Co-founder and CEO of Everwise. Also co-founded Audium (sold to Cisco) and adMarketplace.

ID 136625

Armen Berjikly

Founder @experience-project, @kanjoya • Studied at @stanford-university

ID 483732

Diego Rey


Founder @geneweave • Studied at @cornell-university, @university-of-california-santa-barbara

ID 180020

Asaf Cidon

CEO/Founder @sookasa-1 • Worked at @google, @idf • EE PhD Candidate, MS @stanford-university, BS Computer Engineering @technion-israel

ID 158379

Noah Hayes


Co-founder & VP of Product @radius-4 and Advisor @better-voice

ID 35450

Aaron Gotwalt

Co-founded @cotweet (sold to ExactTarget), @seesaw-decisions-corp (sold to @byliner-inc). At the intersection of people, products, and technology.

ID 1202

Joel Washington


Founder @shift • Worked on Product @videology • @bcg • Startup investing @comcast-ventures • Studied @stanford Graduate School of Business , @stanford

ID 98648

Aditya Bali


Co-founder BufferBox (Acquired by Google 2012, YCombinator S'12), University of Waterloo - Mechatronics Engineer. Start-up adviser, investor.

ID 3243

Ray Grieselhuber


CEO of GinzaMetrics. YC S10, 500 Startups. Ran interactive agency in Tokyo for 2 years, 6 years building ad tech for the Fortune 500. Angel investor.

ID 123927

Matt Paul

Co-Founder/CTO, @schematic-labs-makers-of-soundtracking Advisor to @threadflip; Angel to @changecoin

ID 95546

Brian Brown


Founder, Stealth Startup

ID 103317

Nick Sullivan


Founder @ChangeTip, Partner @bitcoin-syndicate, Geek [on a plane], team builder, creationeer, morale officer, mentor, zip line builder

ID 1912

Chris McCann

Community @greylock-partners. Founded @startupdigest @grouptie. Mentor @thiel-fellowship-20-under-20

ID 24358

Sam Street

Co-founder of @postmates. Front-End / iOS Engineer

ID 197119

Jin Koh


Founder Original Stitch, @startforce • Worked at @splashtop • Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley

ID 60295

Colin Barceloux


Founder at

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Noah Tutak


Co-founder of @swim • Formerly General Manager, US for @myheritage • CEO of @geni • Worked at @yammer

ID 98177

Carlos González de Villaumbrosia

CEO @product-school. Before, CEO @floqq (invested by @500startups). CS Engineer. @ucberkeley Alumni. 3 Education Companies founded

ID 12452

Navish Jain


Founder of Cirtru and Remid, Worked at Cisco. mini-MBA Stanford 2011

ID 37188

Nick Crocker


Product @myfitnesspal . Founder @sessions-2 (Acq. '13) & @we-are-hunted (acq. Twitter '11). @rock_health '12. Team @ @boxee & @startmate-exploration-fund .

ID 90413

Amit Chatterjee


Founder and CEO Leap Commerce, Founder CEO Hara Software (backed by KPCB/Jafco) SVP SAP, McKinsey

ID 423356

Brian Ma


Founder @weave, @decide-2 • Worked at @zillow, @microsoft • Double majored CS/EE at @university-of-washington

ID 8747

Abel Cuskelly

Founder @pogoseat (@angelpad S'13). Founder & CEO @yocal-music. Programmed early electronic medical record system in high school, honors @santa-clara-university

ID 626191

Amit Gupta


Optimist & entrepreneur. Founded @photojojo & @WorkatJelly. Work hard and be nice to people. ✌️ It works.

ID 32866

Melinda Byerley

Founder, Vendorsi. Skilled in high growth, subscription and marketplace businesses. Formerly eBay, PayPal, CheckPoint, Linden Lab, Poll Everywhere. Cornell MBA

ID 363851

Eric Liu

Founder @bayes-impact , Former VC @thomvest-ventures

ID 323706

Roger Pincombe

Chronic inventor, professional hackathonner, proud Glasshole. Past: Co-founder of @augur ( @techstars Boulder 2013) , dev at @microsoft , @yahoo , @ark.

ID 219232

Mike Del Ponte

Founder @soma-water, former Marketing Manager @branchout, Studied at @yale-university and @boston-college-1.

ID 45423

Jindou Lee


CEO of @happy-inspector. Designer/Entrepreneur/Hustler. Exited 2 tech startups. Things I ♥ include mobile, startups, technology, soccer and real estate.

ID 99956

Thomas Arend, Ph.D.

Creative Thinker, Entrepreneur, Ex-Google, Twitter, Airbnb and Mozilla, Innovator, User Advocate, AI Researcher, Electronic Musician, Swiss Chocolate Addict.

ID 63855

Loren Baxter

founder & designer at stealth startup. formerly @readyforzero. mentor at @designer-fund .

ID 113572

Nikhil Nirmel

I started @lawdingo, did BI at @yelp and @yodle, gradated from Wharton and @y-combinator. I love bringing local markets online. Surprise! I'm not a lawyer.

ID 262897

Chad Keck

Founder & CEO @promoter-io, Advisor @remote-garage, Leader @appfog, launched @hp-cloud, helped build & launch cloud platforms @rackspace.

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