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, author of Startup CEO and StartupCXO as well as a contributor to many of the Startup Revolution books, took over Startuprev.com in 2021. Matt is a technology entrepreneur and business builder based in New York City in 2020 started a new company called 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 started a company called Return Path, which was sold in 2019. ReturnPath was the global market leader in email intelligence, analyzing more data about email than anyone else in the world and producing applications that solve real business problems for end users, commercial senders, and mailbox providers. In the end, they served over 4,000 clients with about 450 employees and 12 offices in 7 countries.