Steven Freidmutter has been a successful entrepreneur and trusted advisor to CEO's for 40+ years, in the USA and Costa Rica.
Most recently he has been active in the venture capital world. He's an investor and advisor with Chloe Capital, a venture firm investing in startups with women founders and diverse management teams. Steven is also an investor with Astia Angels a global angel group. His major focus at this time is as an investor and senior advisor to media startup Amp.it and it's brilliant founding team of Harvard grads.
Steven has had a base in Austin, Texas for 9 years, a cutting edge startup/venture city. He has been an active member of the advisory board of SXSWedu = South by SouthWest education conference for many years and a part of the SXSW ecosystem.
Mr. Freidmutter was appointed Visiting Entrepreneur at Cornell University from 2012-2015. His mission was to connect the universities vast portfolio of IP and patents with investors and management teams, to commercialize their assets.
Steven was an original member of the Cornell Blockchain club and one of the only non students in the club. He remains connected to this talented group. Having mentored many Cornell students over the past decade, it's been a joy that many have stayed in touch years later.