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FundersClub, Where Folks Can Back Startups Online, Says It's Beating the Pros

Bloomberg • March 31, 2017

Here's the caveat: Most of its returns are still on paper.

FundersClub experiments with the full-service online VC model at scale

TechCrunch • March 8, 2017

Slowly disproving stereotypes, the online VC has established itself as a viable tool for tech finance. But while the model has made money for investors, the industry still faces perceptions of selling money for money’s sake, without much care for the nuanced entrepreneur-investor relationship.

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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.