Published On: Mon, Jan 11th, 2016

Venture capitalist Adam Dell Uses LinkedIn to find a technical co-founder for his next startup



In a post he said, “It’s a new year and I want to try something different on LinkedIn. I am looking for a technical founder to join me as I start my next company – Clarity. We are building a financial health monitor. If you are interested, please contact me on LinkedIn. Thank you.”

When asked why he looked to LinkedIn to find a co-founder he responded, “There is a deep well of technical talent stuck inside banks, credit card companies, insurance companies and other financial institutions. Those individuals have a front row seat to the changes that are empowering consumers to take control of their financial health. Perhaps there is someone in the LinkedIn community who has the technical skills, vision and passion necessary to help reinvent that industry.”

Mr. Dell is Venture Partner with Austin Ventures and has started numerous companies including MessageOne, Buzzsaw, Civitas Learning and Prior to joining Austin Ventures, Mr. Dell was a partner with Impact Venture Partners and Crosspoint Venture Partners. Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Mr. Dell worked as a corporate attorney in Austin, Texas, with the law firm of Winstead, Sechrest & Minick.

He received a B.A. in political economy from Tulane University and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Mr. Dell’s prior investments include: MessageOne, OpenTable, Buzzsaw, Hotjobs and Connectify. Mr. Dell is a visiting professor at the University of Texas School of Law where he teaches a class on the role of law in innovation. He is also Michael Dell’s brother.

By 7th Space

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