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Online VC FundersClub launches Network Search to better connect its 18,000 members

TechCrunch • Oct. 20, 2016

Network effects in venture capital are no joke. Sure, people want to close rounds with brand name funds like Sequoia and Andreessen Horowitz because they validate startups. But perhaps more importantly, companies become more likely to succeed after closing high profile rounds because of their newfound access to the friends and connections of prominent investors.

This company is trying to reinvent venture capital for the millennial era

Business Insider • Sept. 2, 2016

FundersClub has been called the "Kickstarter for Venture Capital.

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Blog Posts

FundersClub Weekly Newsletter - December 2, 2016

December 2, 2016

Your Money in 20 Years: The Future of Robo-Advisors

November 30, 2016

FundersClub Weekly Newsletter - November 23, 2016

November 23, 2016

The Uncertain Future of Carmakers

November 21, 2016
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Founders / Key Team

Alex Mittal
Alex Mittal
CEO & Co-Founder

Alex Mittal was the founding CEO of Innova Dynamics, a touch screen hardware company backed by Rho Ventures, leading the company through a market and technology pivot, two VC rounds and gov’t financing ($18M), and securing customer design-in collaborations and a pipeline worth over $150M/year. Previously, he was the founding CTO of Crederity, a VC-backed identity and credential verification software company, and co-founded and led Penn Engineers without Borders, a non-profit that has provided running water to thousands of individuals worldwide. Alex currently serves as a voting Board member of three companies and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Wharton and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Also, MIT Lincoln Laboratory named an asteroid after him for his past science research.

Boris Silver
Boris Silver
President & Co-Founder

Boris was previously founder and CEO of Sport Interactiva, a leading fantasy sports gaming company on Facebook (sold to Citizen Sports and acquired by Yahoo!). He was named an Ambassador of Entrepreneurship by Wharton and currently serves on the Board of Advisors to a venture backed technology company. Previously, he worked at Bunge, a global agribusiness, in their Commodity Trading and Risk Management program. He has been named to the Forbes 30 under 30 in Tech and to Silicon Valley’s 40 under 40. Boris graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.