Mr. Ezra Galston is a Founding Partner of Starting Line. He serves as a Board Member at Unchained Capital. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as Advisor at Catch Co.. He served as Principal at Chicago Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Cameo. He focuses on all facets of the firm's consumer-facing and marketing tech investments and is actively involved with Blitsy, BloomNation, Kapow Events, Luxury Garage Sale, Shiftgig, SpotHero, and Zipments. He served as Investment Committee Member at Bold Coast Capital. Ezra's thoughts on startups, gaming, e-commerce, and bitcoin have been published in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and Re/code. Ezra joined Chicago Ventures in March 2012 and prior was a Young Entrepreneur at Foundation Capital. Before business school, Ezra served as the Director of Marketing for CardRunners Gaming - the parent company of CardRunners, Hold'em Manager, and DraftDay - and before then earned a living as a professional poker player. He launched his first startup at age 13 and served as Director of Interactive Marketing at Buzz Marketing Group from 2003-2005 working closely with Midas Records, Sony Records, and MTV. Ezra is a proud husband and father to a two-year-old boy. His varied interests have led him to launch a record label and produce a festival screened short film. He is a Kauffman Fellow, Class 18, and holds an MBA from Chicago Booth and a BA from New York University.