Primary Role
Partner at Capital Factory
The University of Texas at Austin
December 9, 1973

Person Details


Josh has been building technologies to empower consumers for over a decade. He is a programmer turned entrepreneur, mentor and angel investor. He co-founded 3 companies over the past 10 years and 2 had successful exits. He achieved some notoriety for smashing a fax machine with a baseball bat during his pitch for Zosh at Demo conference. This earned him a coveted demo god award and led to a successful exit a few months later.


* Co-founder and CEO at Written * Angel investor and (advisory board member) * Capital Factory Mentor/Partner (2011, 2012, 2013) * Techstars Mentor (2013)

Greatest hits

* 4x startup exec/founder * DemoGod Winner (Spring 2010) * Co-Founder/CEO Zosh (acquired by YouSendIt December 2010) * Austin Technology Incubator alum (2009) * Patent: System and method for collecting a signature using a smart device #12/555,667


* Has a github account * Videos on YouTube * More videos on vimeo * Active on Twitter * Profile on LinkedIn * Friendly on Facebook * Angel invests on Angel List * His Tumblr Blog * Product interests on Pinterest * Curates several Flipboard magazines: Random Goodness, Style, Opinion, Startup Stories, Rides, Gadgets, Learn Something, Developer Goodies, Crazy Stories

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