In this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes John B. Strong, an Albuquerque angel investor.
John B. Strong is known throughout the technology industry as a passionate leader, entrepreneur, and innovator and admired for his exacting tactical execution to get startup companies up and running. He’s currently the Chief Executive Officer at Adaptive Medias, Inc., one of the first companies to offer a mobile video player specifically for mobile devices.
Prior to his appointment to the position of CEO of Adaptive Medias, John founded, invested and managed a number of successful technology-based companies, including www.communly.com, a Los Angeles-based social media company; www.combotrip.com, a New Mexico-based travel site; www.trychec.com, a London-based payment platform; www.scoutalarm.com, a high-tech home security company; www.thestorefront.com, the “AirBnB” for retail space; www.boxbee.com, a San Francisco-based on-demand storage company; and www.matterfab.com, a leading industrial metal 3D printing company. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Mexico. Mf and is the Co-founder of Inqubus Inc., a startup accelerator based in Irvine, Ca., as well as a Co-founder of Adams Pharmaceuticals in New York City that holds patents on developing treatments for arteriosclerosis.
John shares with Hall how he sees the industry evolving and the challenges angels and angel groups face. He also speaks about companies he has invested in that fit his investment thesis and he advises investors and startups.
John can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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