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CEO & Founder
Co-Founder and Chairman of Evernote, Managing Director at General Catalyst, General Catalyst
Phil is a three-time co-founder and CEO, most recently of Evernote where he currently serves as chairman of the board. After 19...
Chapter Lead Director, The Founder Institute
Emna Ghariani stands at the forefront of one of the most challenging industries of the modern world : Entrepreneurship. She spe...
My name is Walter Roth and I am the founding CEO of inward inc. I started out as a college drop-out venture backed CEO, was an...
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Gateway Incubator
Ben Larson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Gateway, is a serial entrepreneur and prolific startup coach. Ben has advised ea...
Founder/CEO, Inara Ventures
As self-described “radical individualist,” Carter is currently the CEO and co-founder of MOX, which is an online 24/7 streaming...
I'm focused on building AYTM.com, the leading innovator in online Market Research. Our survey tool with built-in 25MM+ worldwid...