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Scott AllisonCo-founder & CEO
Scott is an experienced former co-founder and CEO of award-winning B2B telecoms virtual network operator, abica. It was during his time at the head of this company Scott began experimenting with different ways of managing people. He is also a founder member of TechHub in London, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a contributor at Forbes.com. Until recently he was also a board director of The Entrepreneurial Exchange and curator of the London Startup Digest.
Edward RobertshawCo-founder & CTO
Edward has a BEng and MSc in Computer Systems Engineering and Microelectronics. For two years following graduation he was working for Penrillian, a software agency developing web and mobile solutions for corporations including Vodafone and T-Mobile. Following this he worked for Adaptavist developing server side solutions based on Atlassian products, mostly in Java, for JIRA (an issue tracker) and Confluence (a wiki). Most recently Edward was cofounder of Central.ly.
Investors and Advisors:
VegasTechFund is a seed stage investment fund focused on investing in founders and startups solving huge problems who are committed to building a vibrant, connected tech community in downtown Las Vegas. Founded by Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, and part of the overall Downtown Project, VegasTechFund sees an opportunity to create a City as an incubator and aim to invest in companies who share that vision and want to build on it.
Ayaz ul Haque
Ayaz is a seasoned angel and venture investor. He is currently a Managing Director at Venture Capital firm Exalt Capital Partners and was formerly a Director at DFJ ePlanet Ventures. In addition to providing investment capital, Ayaz seeks to work closely with new ventures to design ways of growing and improving the business through the use of appropriate capital funding, marketing/business development, and strategy. Particular specialization is on expansion/cross border migration of technology and business models.
More about Ayaz: LinkedIn
Elliot was part of the founding team behind hugely successful enterprise social network Yammer. He was the COO and VP Product when Yammer was still part of Geni. He’s an expert in designing online experiences with a focus on UI and UX and was the director of UX at one of the first social networks, Tribe.net. He is also an advisor or mentor at 500 Startups, StartX, and Bullpen Capital.
Dave McClure (500 Startups)
Dave is the founding partner of 500 Startups, an Internet seed fund and startup incubator that has invested in 300+ companies all over the world. Teamly was in the Summer 2012 accelerator program.
Geva is a sales, marketing and business development executive in silicon valley focused on enterprise software, in particular open source, cloud computing, middleware, virtualization, platform-as-a-service (PaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). His expertise is on show in guest posts he authored for GigaOm, and he’s also an advisor to many startups including Heroku, Twilio, New Relic, Totango, Xeround and Sauce Labs, amongst others.
Julian is a serial entrepreneur and now angel investor in numerous digital and web businesses. Within two years of graduating with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering he co-founded STASYS which grew to over $30M in revenue and with operations in 4 countries. It was bought by Lockheed Martin where Julian took on the role of Vice President International Strategic Development, responsible for development and execution of the international strategy for the Systems Integration business group.
Anton is a coder and entrepreneur who now invests and advises startups. He was the co-founder of ScriptSwitch, an award-winning technology business which developed decision making software for the healthcare sector. That company was built up over 10 years and during that time Anton performed many roles but he remains a technologist at heart. The company was successfully acquired by UnitedHealth Group.
Cameron is the former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and during his tenure the company grew revenues from $2M to $106M, built a presence in 4 countries and was ranked the “2nd Best Company to Work for in Canada”. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? embraced the “Top 5″ methodology which was a contributing factor to company’s outstanding success and that inspired us to create Teamly. He currently mentors CEOs in 5 countries.