A stimulating conversation and lunch with co-founder of Spare5 and AngelList Alum Matt Shobe, OurCrowd Founder and CEO Jon Medved moderated by Fledge Founder and Director, Michael "Luni" Libes.
Matt Shobe is a serial entrepreneur, user experience designer, general aviation pilot, one-time model rocket builder, skier, and runner. He's currently a co-founder of Spare5, an on-demand insights platform. In addition to co-founding FeedBurner (acquired by Google in 2007) he has worked at AngelList, Google, Microsoft, and Accenture. You might find him messing with drones in his free time.
Jonathan Medved according to the Washington Post is, “Israel’s leading high tech venture capitalist”. Medved currently is the founder and CEO of OurCrowd, a global VC-crowdfunding hybrid for accredited investors focused on investing in the best startups from Israel and around the world. Our Crowd, according to Forbes is “one of the largest crowdfunding organizations on the planet” having invested $100M into 56 startups since its launch in February 2013. Prior to OurCrowd, Medved was the co-founder and CEO of Vringo, a leader in mobile social applications until its IPO (NASDAQ: VRNG) and the CEO of Israel Seed, a leading Israeli Venture fund.
Michael "Luni" Libes is a 20+ year serial entrepreneur, founder/co-founder of five companies. His latest startup is Fledge, the conscious company accelerator, helping socially, environmentally, and health conscious startups get started. Luni has published six books in The Next Step series, guiding entrepreneurs from idea to startup. In addition, Luni is Entrepreneur in Residence and Entrepreneurship Instructor at Pinchot, the university for the common good, and an Entrepreneur in Residence Emeritus at the University of Washington’s Center for Commercialization.