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Alex Iskold

Founder and Managing Partner, 2048 Ventures

Industry Expert

Alex Iskold
**_Please note: Alex is focused on Biotech, Deeptech, Platform Businesses and Marketplaces. He is also supporting students who are interested in Venture Capital. For other verticals and topics please book other Advisors. Please research Alex prior to booking him and read his blog which contains over 150 articles on startups, specifically focused on fundraising._** Alex Iskold is a co-founder and Managing Partner at 2048 Ventures. Alex is a 4x founder, a software engineer, and an investor in over 110 startups. He writes one of the top startup blogs called Startup Hacks. Alex is also a co-founder of the 1kproject - a volunteer effort focused on pandemic relief. Prior to founding 2048 ventures, Alex spent 5 years at Techstars as the Managing Director of its NYC program. Alex was also the founder and CEO of Info Lab (acquired by IBM), founder and CEO of GetGlue (backed by USV, RRE, Time Warner), Chief Architect of distributed computing startup DataSynapse, and a software engineer at Goldman Sachs, D.E. Shaw and Thinkmap. Alex currently serves as a Coach and a VC in Residence at the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at the Harvard Business School. Alex previously taught an award-winning undergraduate computer science class at NYU. He holds a B.S. in Math with Honors from Lehigh University and M.S. in Computer Science from NYU.

Bioinformatics, Biotech & Life Sciences, Digital Health, Personal Health & Wellness, Software/App, Venture Capital

Can help with
  • Pre-Seed/Seed/Early-Stage Venture Capital
  • Pitch and Fundraising
  • Product
  • Customer/Sales Funnels

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