Here are the Investor speakers from our Sold-Out FundingPost Miami: Investor Round Table , sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, Building.co. This event was in Building.co on July 28th, 2016.
Victor Semah - Moderator
Victor Semah is a shareholder in the Miami office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. Victor is a results oriented business lawyer focusing on merger and acquisition, capital raising, joint venture and other complex business transactions. Victor brings a business-minded approach, providing practical solutions and serving as a catalyst for the legal implementation of his clients’ business objectives and strategies. He has represented a public and private companies in a variety of industries, including the technology, software, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, health care, energy, communications, construction and consumer retail industries.
As a member of the firm's Emerging Companies practice, Victor regularly represents start-ups, founders and investors in connection with corporate organizational, general corporate and venture capital financing matters.
Dubbed "The Coach" by Marie Claire, Natalia (aka Ms. Oberti Noguera) is Founder and CEO of Pipeline Angels, a network of women investors that's changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. Natalia holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale. She has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, Newsweek, Reuters Money, TechCrunch, The New York Times, and Fast Company's Co.Exist Change Generation series. Natalia was named to the Forbes list “Top 20 Women for Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter,” as well as Latina.com's "25 Latinas Who Shine in Tech." Women's eNews recognized her as one of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century for 2012 and Fortune highlighted her as one of the "55 most influential women on Twitter." You can find Natalia on Twitter (@nakisnakis).
Franc Nemanic, Speaker & Investor
Franc a prolific startup investor, Speaker, Advisor and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder and former President of Hostopia, a Deloitte & Touche, “Fast 500” and “INC 500” technology and software as a service (SAS) company specializing in high-volume/high-availability web services and solutions. The company was headquartered in Fort Lauderdale with offices in Toronto, Ukraine, and the UK. They successfully went public in 2006 and were later acquired for $122 million. He is a founding member and former Board Member of the Miami Innovation Fund, former investor and Board Member of New World Angels, former strategic board mentor with Incubate Miami, and a Board Member of the MIT Enterprise Forum for South Florida. Franc is currently a member of SouthFloridaAngels & FourthEstateAngels and he is very active in the South Florida Angel and Entrepreneurial ecosystem and acts a Board Member/Advisor/Consultant for many current and past technology companies. Franc is known for his talk on "Cracking the Startup Code -Transforming Corporate Culture With The Startup Mentality!”, among many other subjects appealing to startups and corporations alike
Kathy Chiu - Founding Partner and Managing Director at FAN Fund
Kathy is a managing director and founding partner of the FAN Fund. Previously she was the COO of Florida Angel Nexus; Wireless venture capitalist at Denver-based iSherpa Capital; Consultant to clients from startups to Fortune 500; Research analyst with Boston economics consulting firm Cornerstone Research; business development, strategy, product management at Level (3) Communications, Lefthand Networks, Compaq Computers; Technical roles at Tektronix, MIT Media Lab, and Superconducting Supercollider Lab, BSEE and MSEE from MIT; MBA form Stanford Graduate School of Business. Speaks fluent Chinese and Taiwanese.
Lee Silverstein - Angel Investor
Dr. Silverstein has recently joined the ARC Angel Fund in NYC. ARC invests in seed- and early-stage companies with high growth potential. ARC Angel Fund invests in industries with which its members have experience, with investments averaging $50,000 to $250,000, each, over the life of the investment. Dr. Silverstein has been in Private Practice for over 30 years in addition to holding the position of Associate Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Silverstein lectures both nationally and internationally on the topics of Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Dental Implantology, Hard and Soft Tissue Regenerative Surgical Techniques, and Oral Medicine. Dr. Silverstein has wrote over 140 scientific articles published in refereed journals, as a contributing editor to numerous textbooks, AND by authoring 11 textbook chapters, and FOUR refereed textbooks. In addition, Dr. Silverstein Co- Founded Advanced Dental Educational Seminars, a worldwide leader in providing Hands-On Surgical dental courses. He continues to lecture extensively and over the past 30 plus years, Dr. Silverstein has given more than 400 lectures and Hands-on-Courses.