Mark Levine joined Core Capital in 2000 when GCI Venture Partners was merged into the Firm. GCI was an early stage technology venture capital fund that he founded and that was involved with such early stage companies as webMethods. Mr. Levine also managed two venture capital portfolios, Beta Ventures and Minotaur. Previously, Mr. Levine was a senior executive with GEO-CENTERS, a technology services firm that had over $200 million in revenue and 1,200 employees when it was acquired by SAIC in 2002. At GEOCENTERS, he was responsible for corporate development; government and industry relations; management of the firm’s intellectual property portfolio, licenses and joint ventures; investment banking relationships; and senior executive recruitment.
Prior to that, Mr. Levine was a Subcommittee Staff Director of the Small Business Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and was involved in several successful legislative and regulatory initiatives including the Small Business Innovation Development Act and the Small Business and University Patent Act. Mr. Levine serves on the Boards of Trustees of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), the Board of Advisors of the George Washington University Business School and the Dingman Center, Arena Stage and the Advisory Board of Marshfield Associates.
He received an M.B.A. from the George Washington University Business School. Board Seats: buySAFE, FreedomPay, MedVentive, Roundbox (Observer), Univa, UpdateLogic, and Valen Technologies; previous board roles include InPhonic (NASDAQ: INPC) and VocalData (acquired by TKLC). Selected Board Seats and Advisee Companies Prior to Core: webMethods, Jetform, Nutmeg Mills