John Ramey

Founder, CEO, Angel, Coach, Product, Director, Advisor

Boulder, USA

Founder of Nomadic Mentors. Angel. Founder CEO of isocket, created $5B market segment, acquired. Innovation Advisor at White House, co-founder of Defense Innovation Unit. Over $100M raised. Youngest founder to raise VC in 2009.

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Tyler Willis

Angel, Startup Management, Growth Hacking, Marketing, Business Development

Boulder / San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder of Nomadic Mentors. Founding team at Involver, acquired by Oracle. CMO at Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Unified. Mentor at 500 Startups. Investor in Lyft, Classpass, Patreon, and many others.

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Selcuk Atli

Founder, Executive, Marketing, Growth, Product

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder of Nomadic Mentors. EIR at 500 Startups. Co-Founder of Boostable (YC Graduate). Co-Founder of Manifest. Selcuk is an alumnus of YCombinator, an Endeavor Entrepreneur, a Fulbright Scholar and recipient of an innovation award from the World Bank.

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Aaron Batalion 

Founder, VC, Angel, Advisor, Engineer, CTO

San Francisco, USA

Venture Capitalist at Lightspeed. Co-Founder CTO of LivingSocial. Raised $1B. Scaled company to over 4,000 employees. Active angel investor and startup advisor / director. Software architect at HP, Microsoft, and Accenture. 

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Poornima Vijayashanker

Founder, Angel, VC, Engineer, Coach, CEO

San Francisco, USA

Founder of Femgineer, an education company for female founders and tech workers. Founder CEO of BizeeBee. Founding engineer at Mint, which raised $32M and was acquired by Intuit. Worldwide speaker. Instructor at Duke University.

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Chrys Bader 

Founder, Product, CPO, Design, Angel

London, UK & San Francisco

Co-Founder and CPO of popular mobile app Secret, which grew to 15M active users in one year. Raised $36M in Venture Capital. Alumnus of Y Combinator. Google Product Manager for Google+ and YouTube. 

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Neil Patel

Founder, Angel, Marketing

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar and KISSmetrics. Raised $11M. Grew revenue for Amazon, NBC, GM, HP and Viacom. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web. Named by Forbes as top 10 online marketer. US and UN entrepreneurship awards.

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Ben Huh

Founder, Executive / Manager, Media, Consumer, Construction, Real Estate

San Francisco, USA

Now: At Y Combinator, building better cities everyone can afford. Then: Founder and CEO of Cheezburger, a network of meme sites including I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, Know Your Meme, etc. 4th most shared brand on Facebook. Co-Founder Circa, a news startup. Raised $36M in VC. 

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Rahim Fazal

Founder, CEO, Angel, Advisor

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder of Involver, raised $13M, acquired by Oracle where he became director of the Social Cloud division. Named by White House as one of the top US entrepreneurs under 30 years old. Inc Magazine 30 Under 30 award. Worldwide speaker and mentor.

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Lowell Ricklefs

Founder, CEO, Mentor, MedTech, Acquisitions

Seattle, USA

Founder CEO of FlexMinder - Healthcare IT SaaS - raised $3M - acquired by Jellyvision. Mentor for TechStars and StartupWeekend accelerator. COO Toluna in France, acquired for $260M. CRO of GMI, acquired for $100M. Founder & Managing Partner TractionAdvising - focused on helping founder/CEO companies valued between $5M-$30M get acquired.

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Paul Bragiel

VC, Founder, CEO, Angel, Advisor

Singapore, Oslo, San Francisco

Co-Founder of worldwide VC fund I/O Ventures, based in San Francisco, with branches in Asia (Golden Gate Ventures) and Africa (Savannah Fund). Frequent global mentor. Co-Founder CEO of three startups, including the first location based social network, Meetro.

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Elaine Wherry

Founder, Angel, Product, Ecosystems

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder and CXO of Meebo, an early social toolbar with 100M users. Raised $38M in VC and was acquired by Google, where Meebo joined into Google+. Advisor to Women Who Code. Angel in HipChat, Cambrian Genomics, and Upside. HCI degree from Stanford. 

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Eren Bali

Founder, CEO, Education, Marketplaces

San Francisco, USA via Turkey

Co-Founder CEO of Udemy, the worlds largest platform for online courses, raised $113M in VC. Co-Founder CEO of Carbon, a health tech startup. Forbes 30 Under 30.

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David Kadavy

Author, Entrepreneur, Design, Marketing, Advisor

Medellin, Colombia.

Author of the Amazon #18 best selling book "Design For Hackers." Has a community of 50,000 technologists where he organizes worldwide meetups and teaches design. Designer for startups like oDesk and PBWorks.

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Ben Casnocha

Author, Speaker, Founder, VC, Recruiting, HR

San Francisco, USA

Co-Author of two NY Times bestsellers, The Alliance: Managing Talent In The Networked Age, and The Startup Of You. Chief of Staff for LinkedIn Founder CEO and Venture Capitalist Reid Hoffman. Founder of Comcate, software for local governments. Global speaker.

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Brianne Kimmel

Growth, Marketing, Product, Women in Tech, Advisor, Executive

San Francisco, USA

Growth at Zendesk, previously at Expedia and Orbitz. Startup advisor, teacher at GA and YC Alumna. Expert in growth, customer experience and international expansion. 

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Susan Gregg Koger

Founder, Creative Leadership, Brands, Advisor, Angel

Los Angeles, USA

Co-founder and Creative Officer at, a lifestyle retailer for young women. Responsible for the Brand, in-house fashion design, and the curation of the assortment of tens of thousands of apparel, accessories, and decor products.

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Niket Desai

Founder, CEO, Product, Growth, Fundraising, Acquisitions, Startup Ecosystem Development

Los Angeles and San Francisco

Founder of Punchd (acquired by Google). Product at Flipkart, Google Commerce and Motorola. Invited by the King of Jordan to develop Startup ecosystem in MENA.

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Jared Friedman

CTO, Founder, YC, Fundraising, Hiring, Scaling Web Apps, Growth, Publishing

San Francisco, USA

Partner at Y-Combinator. Co-Founder and CTO of Scribd (a top 100 web property). Studied Computer Science at Harvard.

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Andrew Chen

Product, Angel, Executive, Advisor, Mobile, Metrics, Growth

San Francisco, USA

Head of Rider Growth at Uber. Advisor/investor for AngelList, Barkbox, Dropbox, Grovo, Kiva, Product Hunt, Tinder, Wanelo, and Gusto. Previously EIR at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Director of Product Marketing at Audience Science. B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington.

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Michael Seibel

CEO, Founder, YC, Fundraising, Video

San Francisco, USA

CEO of YC Core. CEO and Co-founder of Justin.TV (became Twitch, which Amazon acquired for $970M). CEO and Co-Founder of SocialCam (acquired by Autodesk for $60M).

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Zach Coelius

Founder, CEO, Angel, Advisor, Marketing, Product Management

San Francisco, USA

Four time founder. Founder CEO of Triggit, and ad tech startup (acq 2015 by LinkedIn). Raised $18M from Spark Capital and Foundry Group. Led first Angel List syndicate in Cruise Automation (acq 2016 for $1B by GM). Investor in Branch Metrics, Lyte, Clubhouse Software, SkySafe, RevCascade, Entrupy, Zeotap, OneSignal, Loom.Ai, ProsperWorks, HudsonMX, Bounce Exchange, and Banter. Advisor to Branch Metrics, Balanced, HelloSign, Lyte, Art19, Clubhouse Software, Vertical Mass, Survata, ZeroCater, Trimian, Sourcing Club, and CalvaryHQ.

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Craig Montuori

Founder, Immigration, Brain Drain

Boulder, USA

Craig cofounded and runs Global EIR, a visa program for international entrepreneurs via a service component through our university partners. Previously a leader of the US Startup Visa movement and engaged the White House and other policy makers on the economic development benefits of promoting and incentivizing entrepreneurial immigration.

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Vinny Lingham

Founder, CEO, Angel, Advisor

Mountain View, USA

4xFounder. Currently : Co-founder & CEO of, previously - sold to First Data Corporation in 2014. Shark on Shark Tank South Africa and Dragon on Dragon's Den South Africa. Originally from South Africa and now living in the Bay Area.

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Gagan Biyani

Founder, Executive, Advisor, Product, Food Tech, Fundraising, Growth, Recruiting

San Francisco, USA

CEO Sprig, Co-Founder Udemy, Co-Founder Growth Hackers Conference, ran Demand Marketing at Lyft, wrote Lyft's original "expansion playbook", raised $57M. FI alumnus, mentor @500Startups and SG.

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Eric Koger

Founder, CEO, Startup Management, Ecommerce, Advisor, Angel, Coach

Los Angeles, USA

Co-founder and CEO of Built the business to $200M in sales and 500 employees, as well as saw the business through two layoffs to get to profitability. Over $60M raised.

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Marcus Segal

Advisor, Angel, Executive

San Francisco, USA

Currently a part-time Partner at Y Combinator. Previously, SVP Operations and COO at Zynga. 15+ years experience building and exiting companies in Silicon Valley.

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