Mr. John Frankel is the Co-Founder and serves as Partner at ff Venture Capital. He is a Board Member of Cielo24, Stae and GameSalad. He was a Board Member of Plated. He is a Board Observer of Parse.ly and Foundersuite. He served as a Board Member of Mulu. He is a Board Member of DormChat, Authorea and Collectivelyer. He was one of the earliest investors in Quigo Technologies, which was purchased by AOL in December 2007 and in Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD on NASDAQ), which had a successful IPO in March 2011. He currently serves on the boards of 500px, Adcade, Appy Couple, Bottlenose, Cardflight, ClearPath Immigration, CoPromote, Distil Networks, Estify, InteraXon, Milkster, Moveline, Mulu, Phone.com, Tackk, Unikey and VolunteerSpot. Prior to founding ffVC in 2008, he worked at Goldman Sachs for 21 years in a variety of roles that involved technology development, reengineering and capital markets. In particular, he established Goldman's Cayman offshore administration business, their London global custody business and reengineered their global prime brokerage business. In capital markets, he worked closely with some of the world's leading hedge funds and developed a keen understanding of portfolio risk/return management. He started his business career in London with Arthur Anderson in the audit and insolvency divisions. He earned a Master of Arts from New College, Oxford where he studied Mathematics, Philosophy and Logic and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Frankel is the Board Member at Distil Networks. He serves as an Advisor at Transactis. He served as Board Member at Qualia Media and Alerts.com. He also serves as Board Member at Alpha Vertex.