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Eric Janszen is the Founder & President of iTulip Inc., and an active angel investor.
Co-Author "America's Bubble Economy" Wiley & Sons (2006)
Author "The Next Bubble" Harper's Magazine cover article February 2008
Author"Reindustrialize" Harper's Magazine article November 2008
Author of must read book "The Post-Catastrophe Economy: Rebuilding America and Avoiding the Next Bubble" by Portfolio Hardcover September 2010.
than twenty years in executive management roles in product marketing,
product management, sales, CEO and Venture Capital management roles in
the high tech industry.
Currently Founder and President of
iTulip, Inc., the global online economics and financial markets
community founded in 1998 with more than ten million visitors from 78
countries that Gill Griffeth of CNBC calls "...the place to go for a
contrary view of the markets" and The New York Times credits for
accurate forecasts of future economic developments.
President and CEO of RF control technology company AutoCell
Laboratories, Inc., Entrepreneur in Residence at $1.6B venture capital
firm Trident Capital, President and CEO of Bluesocket, Inc. and
Managing Director of seed stage investment firm Osborn Capital.
Between 1998 and 2003, Osborn Capital saw six successful exits out of
20 portfolio companies, including two IPOs (Interliant and ArrowPoint), and five acquisitions
(Microsoft, EMC, Nortel and two to Cisco). Compatible Systems, which was told to Cisco for $567 million; and ArrowPoint Communications, which was also sold to Cisco for $5.7 BILLION two months after its IPO.
As CEO at Bluesocket, raised more than $30M in venture capital between 2001 and 2004. Janszen was nominated in 2003 as a finalist for "CEO of the Year" by the Massachusetts Telecommunications Council, and was nominated as a finalist for "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Enrst & Young.
held executive operating roles in system software engineering, product
management, product marketing and sales for Boston area high technology
companies, including two that went public, Media 100 and Stratus
Serves and has served on on more than a
dozen boards of directors as board observer or board director and
several advisory boards.
Board Director Member of Massachusetts Networking and Communications Council.
Board of Advisors: Twin Focus Capital Partners, Progress Partners, and Fotki.
The Chairman of Board Director of "TruTouch Technologies, Inc."
Member of The Boston Economic Club, Inc.
Writes for several online and printed publications and newspaper, including Bankrate.com 1999-2001, AlwaysOn Network 2004-2005, Harper's Magazine, The Independent, New Zealand, Sitz der Gesellschaft: Manchen Germany, Harvard Business Review and iTulip.com.
Author of printed Harper's Magazine Feb. 2008 cover article "The Next Bubble" and Nov. 2008 article "Reindustrialize".
at dozens of industry events, including: The Money's Back - Stanford
(2005), Trends in Capital Markets - MIT (2004), Finding Hope in the
Tech Rubble - Harvard (2003), Keynote Speaker at Hard Assets
Conference (2007), panelist at HedgeWorld conference in NYC April
2008, Speaker at Nantucket Conference (2009), Innovators Summit of Mass. Networking & Communications Council (June, 2009), and ASPO International Peak Oil Conference in Denver, CO. (Oct. 2009).
Frequently interviewed and quoted on CNBC, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Barron's, USA Today, BBC, Reuters, Al Jazeera,
Italian, German, Australian, CBCNews.CA, and other international media.
Eric Janszen holds a B.S. in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts, and was honored as an Eleanor Bateman Alumni Scholar in 2010.
Co-Founder, V.P. Operation & Finance
Candy Janszen is the Co-Founder of iTulip, Inc., and an active angel investor. With more than 25 years of extensive experience in financial and operational management, Ms. Janszen also serves as its V.P. Operation & Finance.
Prior to co-founding iTulip, Ms. Janszen served as Vice President of Operation for Dynasty International/Air Tiger Express Group (Dynasty/ATE) - a leading service provider of global logistics that is ranked in the top 5 NVOCC in the world. Her talent in identifying complex administrative challenges, and creative problem solving skill had permitted her to lead the ATE operations team achieving near 100% existing customer retention rate. And it enabled the sales team to acquire new customers, rapidly grew the company from 2 to 51 wholly owned and joint venture offices global-wide during her 14 years of leadership at Dynasty/ATE. At present, ATE has 15 company owned offices in N. America and 15 Asian countries, supplemented by agent networks in 65 countries in Europe.
Growing up in Taiwan, an island that has a dynamic capital economy and
Exports have provided the primary impetus for industrialization, she is
always fascinated by the complexities of the international trade that
is influenced by so many factors locally and in abroad - including
economic and political conditions, foreign laws and policies relating
to tariffs, trade restrictions, and foreign investments. She studied International Business at the National Taiwan University (NTU).
Ms. Janszen started her career in Taiwan and has held a series of
senior management positions in international organizations and
government - including International Trade Department of Taiwan
External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), and the International
Buyer Center, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Taipei, Taiwan. Her conceptual
understandings and skill in International Business management beyond
that applicable within a domestic setting, has effectively assisted
Taiwan businesses and manufacturers participate in foreign government
tenders, and global procurement markets, and provided multinational
corporation with professional consultation in sourcing for products and
vendors in Taiwan.
Ms. Janszen earned her B.S. degree in the Department of International Business, and Master degree in the Department of Business Administration, at the National Taiwan University (NTU) - a widely considered the best and most prestigious university in Taiwan. And has also completed Communication in Business Development Program at Harvard University.
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Serrapere has been advising investors since 1986. He
currently is the Investment Analyst & Portfolio Strategist for
Foster Holdings, Inc., a large Pittsburgh, PA based family
office. His firm also consults other investors seeking
alternative investment options. Mr. Serrapere was formerly a
principal of Rydex Leveraged Hedges, LLC in Rockville, MD where he
designed registered and non-registered products.
Mr. Serrapere has published in The Journal of Indexes, Global Financial
Data, Corporate Finance Review (Warren Gorham & Lamont, NY, NY),
The Retirement Planning Journal (Commerce Clearing House, Chicago, IL)
and has presented for Information Management Network (NY, NY).
Sean O’Toole, Owner/Broker, Granite Realty, Inc.
drawing from 12 years of experience in the software industry to build a
successful real estate investment track record using technology as a
key competitive advantage. Specializing in distressed properties with
nearly 150 residential and commercial projects completed in the past 4
Founded first software company at age 18 and later
held engineering, product management, sales and operations positions at
the VP and Director levels. A key contributor at startups including
Xing Technology (acquired by Real Networks) ISI/GlobalCenter (acquired
by Global Crossing), and Icarian, Inc.(acquired by Workstream, Inc.).
served as President of the OpenMPEG Consortium which brought 32 major
technology and content companies together to define key industry