Charlie O'Donnell founded Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, where he is a Partner. BBV is the first venture capital fund to be located in Brooklyn. The fund focuses on seed stage companies in and around the NYC area.
Charlie has been an active member of the NYC venture capital and startup community for ten years in roles ranging from institutional fund investor to venture capitalist to entrepreneur--with a little product management in between. He has venture experience at two of the top venture capital firms in the country, Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital, and sourced First Round's Investment in GroupMe, which sold to Skype in 2011. The investments he sourced at First Round Capital also include Refinery29, chloe + isabel, Backupify, SinglePlatform, Salescrunch and Docracy.
He also teaches entrepreneurship and the business of technology at Fordham University, his alma mater.
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