Business Modeling; Fundraising; Go-To-Market Strategy; Governance; Hardware Development; Leadership Coaching; Market Selection; Market Validation; Overseas Expansion; Software Development; UX; Customer Success; Culture Creation
BUSINESS MODEL EXPERIENCE
B2B; B2B2C; B2C; B2G
EXPERTISE IN THESE COUNTRIES
Founder / President
Jeff is a long-time Silicon Valley / Bay Area resident working with global startup ecosystems to help catalyze startup environments. He is an Adjunct Instructor @ UC Berkeley & is co-founder of Silicon Valley in Your Pocket, a global virtual startup accelerator, serving 1000s of companies across 40+ countries. He is an active angel investor with equity positions in 200+ companies and an active advisor & investor at Berkeley SkyDeck. He is a frequent keynote speaker at global tech & startup events. He holds a BA in Economics/Finance from Rutgers College & an MBA from UC Berkeley.
Why are you passionate about working with startup founders?
I have been a serial entrepreneur most of my career and pivoted about 9 years back to starting accelerator programs to support global startup founders.
What experience do you have working with startup founders?
I have worked with over 2,500 startups across the world and continue doing so full-time from my new home in New Zealand.