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  • Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out Philadelphia Investor Roundtable, sponsored by Benjamin's Desk, AWeber Communications, Comcast. This event was in Benjamin's Desk on Thursday, August 21, 2014.

    Welcome Address and Panel Moderator: Yuriy Porytko, Philadelphia Manager, FundingPost Welcome Address and Panel Moderator: Yuriy Porytko, Philadelphia Manager, FundingPost



    Photo of Gil Beyda, Founder & Managing Partner, Genacast Ventures Gil Beyda
    Managing Partner & Founder
    Genacast Ventures
    Read the full profile for Gil here!
    Genacast Ventures
    Gil Beyda is a seasoned entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. Gil launched his first company Mind Games in 1982 to develop games for the original Apple II. Gil then started a software consulting firm with Fortune 100 clients in the U.S., Asia and Europe.

    In 1995, Gil helped pioneer Internet advertising by founding Real Media, the first online ad network and ad server company. After Real Media was acquired in 2001, Gil pioneered the next wave of online advertising as CTO of TACODA, the first behavioral targeting, ad network. Following AOLís acquisition of TACODA in 2007, Gil founded Genacast Ventures in partnership with Comcast Ventures.

    Dean Miller, Novitas Capital, PACT Dean Miller, Novitas Capital, PACT



    Niraj Patel, Musser Group, Witmer Partners Niraj Patel, Musser Group, Witmer Partners



    Ellen Weber,Robin Hood Ventures Ellen Weber,Robin Hood Ventures



    Alan Kraus,Ben Franklin Technology Partners SEP Alan Kraus,Ben Franklin Technology Partners SEP



    Howard Lubert, Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic (K4-MA) Howard Lubert, Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic (K4-MA)



    David Luk, Safeguard Scientifics David Luk, Safeguard Scientifics



    Photo of Chris Fralic, First Round Capital Chris Fralic
    Partner
    First Round Capital
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    First Round Capital
    Chris Fralic joined First Round Capital in 2006. Chris was most recently VP of Business Development at del.icio.us, which was acquired by Yahoo! in December 2005, focusing on distribution partnerships to integrate del.icio.us across a broad set of browsers, tools and publishing partners. Chris previously spent 6 years at eBay, and his last position there was a combination ad sales and business development role helping entertainment companies such as Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Music Group, Apple and Netflix reach and connect with eBay users. Chris had been the VP of Business Development at Half.com, which was acquired by eBay in June 2000. Chris has over 20 years of technology industry experience, including significant Internet sales and business development roles since 1996. He was Vice President of Business Development at Nextron Communications, a Safeguard Scientifics funded startup focusing on web site development technology and services. He was Director of Business Development for the Enterprise division of America Online, which provided secure remote access and virtual private network services to businesses. At Oracle Corporation, Chris was Internet Account Manager for the national industry group responsible for Cable, Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications companies.

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