Science, Inc. has the greatest startup portfolio value in Los Angeles in the past 10 years. The $1B sale of Dollar Shave Club incubated within the Science Incubator leads the portfolio value, with 4 other companies that have now been acquired by Google, The New York Times Co, and others.
Los Angeles’s most active angel investor with over $2B in exits. Former CEO: Userplane (acq. by AOL), Tsavo (acq. by Cybermedia), PBJ (acq. by JB) and MySpace (sold to Specific Media), Myspace Japan (sold to Softbank), and FIM (sold to Rubicon Project).
Raised over $350M in capital across 12 startups from top Silicon Valley Investors. Former CEO of BillShrink (acq. by MasterCard for $60M), 5th employee/VP at Photobucket (acq. by MySpace for $300M).
20+ yrs experience with startups as executive, advisor, investor or founder General Counsel for constellation of Science entities. Investor/advisor with DocStoc (acq. by Intuit), Tsavo, (acq. by Cybermedia), Maker Studios (acq. by Disney), Scopely, WorldPokerTour (acq. by OIHL) and ZipRecruiter.
Senior financial executive with extensive operating, venture, IPO, and M&A experience. Former CFO of Tsavo (acq. by Cybermedia), key financial roles in several IPO’s including Spark (LOV) and Move (MOV).