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Devrim Yasar

Founder, CEO, CTO, Engineer

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder CEO of Koding, an IDE in the cloud used by 1.5M developers, raised $20M of VC. CTO of LocalResponse, a consumer marketing product with $8M in VC. CTO of PayMS, Betterfly, and The Ultra.

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Eric Bahn

Founder, Product Manager, Angel, VC

San Francisco Bay Area, USA

Entrepreneur in Residence at 500 Startups. Ex Facebook Product Manager. Founder of EdTech Startup (sold to The Daily Mail 2012).

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Jessica Alter

Founder, Advisor, Product Manager, Community, Entrepreneurial communities, Business Development, Growth

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder / CEO of FounderDating (acq by OneVest). Business Development / GM of Platforms at Bebo (acq AOL). Business Development at Hands-On Mobile. Mentor at 500 Startups and advisor. Board Member at A.Alfred Taubman Institute at the University of Michigan. BA in Business Administration from University of Michigan and MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Juney Ham

Startup Director, Advisor, Executive, Angel Investor, Entrepreneur

San Francisco, USA

Founder in Residence at Atomic, a venture studio. Previously Chief Marketplace Officer and CMO at Hired, co-founder at Upside (acquired). Held executive roles at Airbnb and Expedia. Marketing, analytics, product, engineering and operations experience with deep expertise in marketplaces.

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Adam Marchick

Advisor, Director, Executive, Angel

San Francisco, USA

CEO, VoiceLabs. Co-Founder / Chairman of the Board, Kahuna. Took
company from napkin idea to a thriving company with $60M in funding, led by Sequoia Capital. Engineering and Product at Facebook and Oracle, and VC at Menlo Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures.

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Alex Barrera

Founder, Editor, Storytelling, PR

Madrid, Spain

Founder and CEO of Press42. Editor and Co-founder of Expert on communications and PR for startups. Speaks English, Spanish, German and French.

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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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Rustin Banks

Product Manager, Engineer, Executive

Boulder, USA

Mentor at Techstars. Previously Founder / CEO of Tapinfluence - grown to ~ 50 people, raised $25M.  Former Engineer in Aerospace Satellite industry. Named by Forbes as one of the top Ten Leaders Changing Content Marketing.

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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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Joe Stump

Founder, Engineer, Product, Angel

Portland, USA

Founder SimpleGeo (acq by Urban Airship), (acq by Yesware), and (bought back from investors). Early advisor to Uber and ngmoco:). Lead Architect at Digg.

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Izanami Martinez

Founder, Product, Executive Director, Advisor, Professional Author

Madrid, Spain

Launched Glossybox in Spain for Rocket Internet (2011). Co-founder Nonabox; raised 2.5M€, grew across 6 countries with an international team of 36 people. Currently CEO of Doctor24, an eHealth platform that allows patients get diagnosed via video.

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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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Sean Percival

Oslo, Norway

Former partner at 500 Startups. Investor in over 100+ early stage startups. Previously Co-Founder of Wittlebee, and VP of Online Marketing at Myspace. His focus is on the Nordic region, growth marketing and accelerator programs.

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Jonathan Crawford

Founder, CEO, Product & Engineering, UX, Branding, Fundraising, Marketplaces, Team Growth

San Francisco / Kansas City

Founder of in 2009 (sold 2016), raised $7m from top Silicon Valley investors (after being admitted to and kicked out of YC). Built a team of 30 and a community of over 100,000 merchants. Mentor to startups around the world on product, branding, UX, strategy and technology.

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Eddie Smith

Founder, Marketing/Advertising, Partnerships

San Francisco, USA

Founder of ClickShift (sold to WebTrends), Executive at DoubleClick (acquired by Google for $3.1B), Topsy (acquired by Apple), and Twitter (TWTR).

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Christopher Schroeder

Founder, Investor, Media CEO, Fundraising, Startups

Washington D.C., USA

Author of Startup Rising – The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East. CEO of Sequoia and IAC backed, which was acquired by Remedy Health Media. CEO of WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive. Investor in Vox and other startups.

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Derek Kleinow

Founder, E-commerce, Bootstrapping

New York City, USA

Bootstrapped a $20M company. Founder of TigerGPS (sold), BarZar, Hampton Hopper, Palate, and Real Food Works. Startup Business Development for Amazon.

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Amitt Mahajan

Founder, VC, CEO, Product Management, Engineering

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder/Managing Partner of Presence Capital, a VR/AR-focused VC firm. Co-Creator/Lead Engineer of FarmVille, Co-Founder/CEO Toro (acq by Google), Co-Founder/CTO MyMiniLife (acq by Zynga).

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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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Nick Tommarello

Founder, Fundraising, Investing, YC, Work Retreats

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder and CEO of WeFunder, which lets anyone invest in startups. Alumnus of both YC and Techstars. Founder of StartupWorkaway. Co-Founder of Urban Interactive.

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Elizabeth Yin

Angel, VC, Seed Fundraising

San Francisco Bay Area

Partner at 500 Startups, run Mtn View accelerator. Prev Founder / CEO of LaunchBit (acq by BuySellAds '14) and Product Marketing Manager at Google.

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Arjun Dev Arora

Founder, CEO, Fundraising, Marketing

San Francisco, USA

Partner at 500 Startups, Co-Founder of Immediately. Founder of ReTargeter, named in Inc's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2013 ($10Ms of revenue). Head of Biz Dev for Yahoo! Real Estate. CS background. 50+ Angel/Advisory deals personally.

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Nathaniel Koloc

Startup Advisor, Director, Executive, HR / Talent / People Operations

New York City, USA

Currently EIR at The Future Project, previously Director of Talent Acquisition & Development at Hillary for America (hired 4,300 people in 18 months). Co Founder & CEO of ReWork (mission-driven recruiting firm), contributor to Harvard Business Review & other outlets. All things people strategy & operations, recruiting, team performance, culture.

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Mike Miller

Founder, VC, Angel, Scientist, Cloud

Seattle, USA

General Partner at Liquid2 Ventures. Particle Physicist at MIT and CERN. Yale PhD in Physics. Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Cloudant, a NoSQL database-as-a-service provider, raised $18M, YCS08, acquired by IBM 2014.

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David Alston

Marketing, Movement Making, Storytelling, Social Innovation, Mentorship, Strategy

New Brunswick, Canada

Former CMO of Radian6, acquired by Salesforce for $326M. Chief Entrepreneur in Residence for his home province. Advises 100+ startups each year. Lives in Eastern Canada.

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Sarah Doody 

UX Designer, Product Development, Brand Identity, Digital Storytelling 

New York City, USA

UX Designer & Product strategist for WeWork and Blue Apron. Founder of The UX Notebook. Developed the curriculum for and taught by General Assembly's User Experience Design Immersive, Femgineers' Lean Product Development course, and her own User Research Fundamentals course. Contributor to the NYT, UX Magazine, and InVision blog. 

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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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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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Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski

Angel, Founder, Advisor

San Francisco, USA

Co-Founder Growth architect and sales geek focusing on building repeatable revenue engines. Advised Uber, Thumbtack, Massdrop, Metromile, Lendinghome and 20+ other Silicon Valley Companies.

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Jason Beckerman

Founder, CEO, Advisor, Fundraising, Product, Scaling, Culture and Team growth

New York City, USA

Founder and CEO of Unified ($40M+ raised). Founder of Social Suitcase (acquired by Traffic Marketplace).

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Jameson Hsu

Product Manager, Startup Advisor, Director, Executive, Angel Investor

San Francisco, USA

Founder of WDDG, Mochi Media, Pieceable and Nom - with three of them having exits. Former Executive at Tencent on the WeChat team. Jameson is currently on the board of Knowtions and actively explores investment opportunities.

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Sachin Rekhi

Product Manager, Engineer, Designer, Startup Advisor or Director, Executive, Professional Author / Speaker

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Founder CEO of Notejoy, a social document editor. Serial entrepreneur: founder of Connected acquired by LinkedIn, founder of Anywhere.FM (YC 2007) acquired by imeem. Product exec for LinkedIn Sales Navigator.

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Ada Chen Rekhi

Product Manager, Startup Director, Advisor, Executive

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Founder COO of Notejoy, a social document editor for teams. Previously SVP Marketing at SurveyMonkey. Growth & Subscriptions marketing at LinkedIn; Founder of Connected (acq by LinkedIn). 

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Dan Preston

Founder, CEO, CTO, Insurance, Fintech, Machine Learning, Regulated Industries

San Francisco, USA

CEO of MetroMile, Founder/CTO of AisleBuyer (Acquired by Intuit).

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Ariel Diaz

CEO, Founder, Fundraising, Online Education

New York City, USA

CEO and Co-founder of Boundless (raised over $11M, acquired by Valore). CEO and Co-founder of YouCastr. Studied Engineering at Dartmouth. Professional fluency in English, German, and Spanish.

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Adora Cheung

Engineer, Advisor, Founder, Executive

San Francisco, USA

Partner at Y Combinator. Previously Co-Founder / CEO of Homejoy and Product Manager at Slide.

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Dorion Carroll

Product, Growth, Advisor, Director

Oakland, USA

CIO, CTO, VP Eng, VP Ops, GM, Dir Product. Growth, scale and operating efficiency - Zynga, Technorati, Postini, EA, Oracle and startups.

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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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