Startup Revolution was started by Brad Feld who has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of Techstars. Brad is a writer and speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship. He’s written a number of books as part of the Startup Revolution series and writes the blogs Feld Thoughts and Venture Deals.
Matt Blumberg is the author of Startup CEO and StartupCXO as well as a contributor to many of the other books in the Startup Revolution series, including the writer of “The Entrepreneur’s Perspective” in Venture Deals. Matt is a technology entrepreneur and business builder based in New York City who is CEO of Bolster, an on-demand executive talent marketplace. Bolster helps accelerate companies’ growth by connecting them with experienced, highly vetted executives for interim, fractional, advisory, project-based or board roles. They also provide on-demand executives with software and services to help them manage their careers as independent consultants and provides startup and scaleup CEOs with software and content to help them assess, benchmark and diversify their leadership teams and boards. Before Bolster, Matt was founder and CEO of Return Path in the email marketing space from 1999 through its successful exit in 2019.
Matt and Bolster have picked up the stewardship of the Startup Revolution web site in collaboration with Brad and the other authors of books in the series.