VCET and portfolio firms benefit from an exceptional, volunteer Venture Capital Advisory Board. These world-class Advisers add significant organizational capacity, market savvy, networking linkages and venture capital expertise. VCET is honored to have assistance from the following individuals:
Flybridge Capital Partners
David is a General Partner at Flybridge in Boston and NYC with investment focus in the semiconductor, enterprise systems and security sectors. David is from the Northeast Kingdom region of Vermont and a UVM graduate. He blogs at www.geekvc.com
Founder of Pillar. Prior to founding Pillar in 2016, Jamie was a partner at North Bridge and co-founder of PureSpeech, a venture backed speech recognition software and applications firm and as well as an early employee with Symmetrix, a provider of manufacturing execution software. Jamie’s investment interests include software, storage, wireless, semiconductor and materials companies.
Virgin Management Limited
Evan is a Partner at Virgin Management Limited and founder of the $500M Virgin Green Fund formed with Sir Richard Branson. Prior to this, Evan was a partner in TPG’s Aqua Fund, which focused in the water and renewable energy sectors. Evan is a UVM graduate and lives in Vermont.
Serial Technology Entrepreneur and Product Labs Founder
Jim is a serial entrepreneur with over a 20 year track record for technology innovation. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of pioneering web analytics and optimization firm, Visual Sciences, which he sold to Omniture. Jim is a native Vermonter and UVM graduate.
Founder and CEO of GV
Bill is the founding CEO of GV (formerly Google Ventures). Previously he founded and sold Burlee in South Burlington and he was a portfolio manager for Investor AB, one of the world’s largest industrial holding companies, where he co-managed the biotechnology and health care portfolios. He is a Middlebury College graduate.
Founder and CTO of Swoop
Sim is the founder and CTO of Swoop, a search advertising provider. He was chief architect at Macromedia (now Adobe) and at Allaire, one of the first large internet platform companies. His innovations include: the first web application server (ColdFusion), the best open-source web services engine (Apache Axis) and the first rich internet application platform (Flash/Flex). Sim is a former Venture Partner at Polaris Ventures in Boston. Check him out at www.fastignite.com.