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Vitaly M. Golomb is a venture capitalist, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of Accelerated Startup who has been involved with startups since his teenage years. He is a Global Corporate Venturing 2017 Rising Star and leads global investments at HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Silicon Valley’s original startup. He is a contributing writer to TechCrunch and a consistently top-ranked mentor at a number of startup accelerator programs in the US, Europe, and Asia. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and travels to over 20 countries annually to consult and guest lecture to corporations, associations and universities on entrepreneurship, innovation and design.

 

 


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Vitaly M. Golomb is a venture capitalist, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of Accelerated Startup. He is a Global Corporate Venturing 2017 Rising Star (awarded to the top 1% practitioners in the corporate venture industry) and leads global investments at HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Silicon Valley’s original startup. He is a contributing writer to TechCrunch and a consistently top-ranked mentor at a number of startup accelerator programs in the US, Europe, and Asia. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and travels to over 20 countries annually to consult and guest lecture to corporations, associations and universities on entrepreneurship, innovation and design.

Prior to joining HP Tech Ventures, Vitaly took three companies from idea to exit. He founded Keen Systems (Acquired by Aleyant), a multiple award-winning ecommerce software company. Vitaly was the Executive Producer of the Startup AddVenture conference across seven countries and he has served as an advisor, consultant, and board member to a number of companies, including: Rimac Automobili, Breathometer, Zite (Acquired by CNN), Topicmarks (Acquired by Tagged), NewsBasis (Acquired by PR Newswire), SpeedDate.com (Acquired by IAC), and others.

Vitaly grew up in Cupertino and has been involved with startups since his teenage years. He holds a degree in Computer and Video Imaging and has guest lectured at Stanford, UC Berkeley, St. Mary’s and other universities around the world on entrepreneurship, innovation, and design.

Accelerated Startup
by Vitaly M. Golomb // with Foreword by Dave McClure and Guest Chapters by Sridhar Solur & John Biggs

Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist and Serial Entrepreneur teaches how to succeed in taking your startup from idea to product to company.

Accelerated Startup takes entrepreneurs through the startup minefield from fostering revolutionary ideas to building the right team and launching the product to raising angel and venture capital to finding the first 10,000 customers and ultimately taking the company to a successful exit. It is filled with practical lessons learned from years of hands-on experience, until now, available only in top startup accelerator programs.


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