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Alex Iskold

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
2048 Ventures

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Alex Iskold is a co-founder and Managing Partner at 2048 Ventures, where he invests in exceptional first-time founders that are creating technologies of the future.

Prior to 2048, Alex spent 5 years at Techstars as the Managing Director of its NYC program, where he invested in and helped over 100 startups. Alex was previously 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 also 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. Alex writes one of the top startup blogs called Startup Hacks. You can email Alex at alex@2048.vc, see Alex’s connections on Linkedin, and follow him on Twitter @alexiskold.