128ICG - What Has Happened in the Boston Investment Community This Past Year?

When: Thu January 10, 2013 7:30 am

Organization: 128ICG

Location: Foley Hoag Emerging Enterprise Center, 1000 Winter Street, Suite 4000 (north entrance), Waltham, MA

Website: http://www.128icg.org

Jeff Fagnan of Atlas Ventures
What has Happened In the Boston Investment Community This Past Year?

Jeff spoke to the 128 Innovation Capital Group at the end of 2011 where we had a very spirited discussion about the state of investment in New England and comparison of East Coast and West Coast styles, Jeff expressed an interest in returning to update us and we are delighted that he will join us on January 10, 2013.

Jeff Fagnan is a Partner in the technology group at Atlas Venture, and focuses on very early-stage projects in enterprise and Internet infrastructure. He has been the founding investor and a Board member for Abine, AEB, Bit9, DataXu, Keas, Songbird and Veracode; and sits on the Boards of Grockit, Hopper and SimpleTuition. Jeff is an active seed-stage investor and has seed-financed fundraise.com, Learnboost, LuckyLabs, Namesake, PowerInbox and Quirky. He led the Atlas s investment in DataPower which was acquired by IBM. Jeff mentors young entrepreneurs and is the founder of TUGG (Technology Underwriting Greater Good), a non-profit pioneering harnessing crowd-sourced philanthropy to catalyze social innovation in New England. He received his M.B.A. with distinction from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester and a B.S. from the University of Alaska.