Angel Investing

 

Mark is Chairman and Co-Founder of Dealdrive Inc.

Dealdrive™ is a mobile deal management software company that develops industry best-practice applications to enhance the productivity, efficiency, and decision-making abilities of investment professionals and their portfolio companies.  Said simply, Dealdrive is all about making an owner’s life easier.

Designed for use by Investment Professionals, Operating Partners, Board Members, and Portfolio Company CEOs & CFOs alike, we picked the key features investors and owners (private equity investors, venture capitalists, lenders, pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, executive leadership teams, and strategic acquirers) use every day in guiding and monitoring companies, managing diligence processes, and tracking key activities.  We then spent a ridiculously long time making our software perfect for use on tablet devices, laptops, and desktop computers. Our mobile applications are easy to use, elegant, secure, and help turn relevant data into knowledge to save our clients gobs of time and increase value. Dealdrive: It’s About Time.

Mark is a member of New World Angels

New World Angels (NWA) is a group of private investors dedicated to providing equity capital to early-stage entrepreneurial companies in the state of Florida.  NWA has chapters in South Florida and the Tampa Bay area and is typically a lead or co-investor in transactions totaling between $0.5 million and $2.5 million.  Members of NWA have extensive experience in founding, building, and managing companies in a wide variety of industries. In addition to providing funding, NWA members  make their expertise and resource networks available to portfolio companies. NWA works closely with other regional and national venture firms. In addition, it is supported by such leading institutions as The Enterprise Development Corporation, Florida Atlantic University, and Florida International University.

Mark is a member of Miami Innovation Fund

Miami Innnovation Fund (MIF) is a group of accredited private investors fostering very early-stage technology innovation and growth in South Florida. MIF provides equity financing for promising businesses with novel, often patentable technologies, specializing in information technology, interactive marketing, media and telecommunications, including all mobile device applications, business service and application software across most vertical industries.

Mark is, or has been, an advisory board member of, and / or an investor in, the following early stage companies:

Abundance Studios

Abundance Studio’s web based products and services provide companies with real time, actionable visibility into what their prospects and customers are thinking, what is most important to them, and ultimately how to engage in a rewarding dialogue that drives business. Abundance shifts the discussion from optimizing and tracking “how are we doing with our customers?” to a strategy that asks “how are the customers doing with us?”.

CareerScribe

CareerScribe is a web-based (SaaS) personal, life long, career support system. Thousands of people, and organizations, use CareerScribe’s private cloud technology to organize, develop, connect and succeed. By maintaining and keeping up-to-date experiences, accomplishments, education, employment, job preferences, pertinent documents and introductory videos – members establish a more complete and compelling description of their “professional story,” talent and capabilities.

Localstake

Localstake is an early stage company that operates online, locally-focused, crowdfunding marketplaces that connect small businesses seeking capital (both debt and equity) with local investors.