Ann Miura-Ko is a co-founding managing partner at FLOODGATE where her investment interests include e-commerce, capitally efficient software and radical science. Ann has been recognized by Forbes as one of the "Most Powerful Woman in Startups" and got her Ph.D. in Quantitive Modeling of Computer Security at Stanford University. Over the years through her teaching post in the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Ann has worked with over 500 students on more than 150 startup ideas. In addition to Ayasdi, Ann's board seats include Modcloth, Refinery29 and Xamarin. Ann also has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University.
Jill Preotle, co-leader of the Boston Golden Seeds forum, is a private equity investor who works with entrepreneurs seeking access to capital and growth markets. She serves on the boards of Zipcar, Red Tail Solutions, iTeam, Investment Instruments (rentomatic.com), and Dancing Deer Baking Company. She is a member of the Venture Advisory Board and Emeritus Board at the Center for Women & Enterprise, a non-profit organization that focuses on training programs and financing opportunities for women-led businesses. Ms. Preotle, a graduate of NYU Law School, was formerly an attorney in private practice in New York.
Experience:Mr. Caldbeck joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2005. Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, Mr. Caldbeck worked at McKinsey & Company, where he advised a variety of senior telecommunications and media clients on a range of strategic and operational issues.Education:Mr. Caldbeck received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BA in Economics cum laude from Duke University.A Sample of Current and Historic Companies:AdReadyBloomReachMagazineRadarOyster Hotel ReviewsTheFind
As a former Vice President at eBay and Executive in Residence at Greylock Partners, Rob has deep e-commerce expertise and experience leading new businesses through periods of hyper-growth. Most recently, as COO of Trunk Club, Rob played a central role in the company’s general management, overseeing customer acquisition, leading innovation of the technology platform and managing the build-out of the company’s operations. Rob holds an MBA from Kellogg and and a BA from McGill University.
Ayasdi, Complete Solar Solution, ModCloth, Refinery29, and Xamarin
RallyPoint Networks, RedTail Solutions, Retroficiency, and The Grommet
AdReady, BloomReach, DNA Games, Inrix, and SideCar Technologies
Cameo, Cameo, CoPilot, LandscapeHub, and MAX
H.Bloom, Upserve, and Zefr