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    Oren Jacob

    Co-Founder and CEO

    ToyTalk

    Before co-founding ToyTalk as CEO, Oren was an Entrepreneur in Residence at August Capital. A filmmaker and...

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    Aaron Gotwalt

    Co-Founder and CEO

    Seesaw

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    Alex Hawkinson

    CEO

    SmartThings

    Alex Hawkinson is an entrepreneur and thought leader in the emerging “Internet of Things” space. Hawkinson...

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    Ankur Pansari

    Co-Founder and CEO

    Artillery

    Ankur Pansari was a founding member of Facebook's Platform Partnerships team and touched over 250 partnerships during...

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    Brandon Ramsey

    Founder and CEO

    Fanhood

    Brandon Ramsey is the Founder and CEO of Fanhood which develops social applications on Facebook and Mobile that make...

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    Cheyenne Ehrlich

    Co-Founder and CEO

    Perceptual Networks

    Cheyenne J. Ehrlich is a founder of Perceptual Networks. He is responsible for the strategic growth of the company,...

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    Chris Moody

    CEO

    Gnip

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    Cory Booker

    Co-Founder

    #Waywire

    A native of northern New Jersey, Cory Booker's passion for politics and justice was instilled at an early age by a...

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    Hayley Barna

    Co-Founder and Co-CEO

    Birchbox

    Hayley has come a long way from her low-maintenance beauty roots. During the early days of Birchbox she served as the...

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    Hesky Kutscher

    CEO and Founder

    MotherKnows

    Hesky is co-founder and CEO of MotherKnows and the proud father of two young children. Hesky has always been an...

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    Alumnus

    Jason Heidema

    Co-Founder and CEO

    TalentBin

    Jason is co-founder of TalentBin. Previous to founding Honestly.com with Pete Kazanjy, Jason held a variety of roles at...

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    Alumnus

    Jesse Engle

    Co-Founder

    Seesaw

    He is also the co-founder and former CEO of CoTweet, another First Round portfolio company, that was acquired by...

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    Alumnus

    Kyle Sollenberger

    Co-Founder

    Seesaw

    Ideas need architects to translate them into the real world. Kyle knows about spaces, people, pixels, and building...

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    Marc Ferrentino

    Founder, CEO

    Nomi

    Prior to Nomi, Marc was the Chief Technical Officer for Saas at BMC Software. Marc was responsible for the SaaS...

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    Nat Turner

    Co-Founder

    Flatiron

    Nat is the Co-Founder of Flatiron Health, a healthcare IT company based in New York City. Before Flatiron Health, Nat...