Person Overview

Chairman at JobCompass
Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Higher One, Board Member at PaperG
University of Pennsylvania, Yale University
October 5, 1979

Detailed Description


Sean Glass is an entrepreneur and active angel investor through Top Floor Capital.

In September of 1999, Sean helped co-found the Yale Entrepreneurial Society, starting a culture shift at Yale that has led to the university being much more supportive and encouraging of student entrepreneurial activity.

In March of 2000, along with Miles Lasater and Mark Volchek, Sean co-founded Higher One, an online financial services company focused on serving the higher education market. The company raised just under $17MM and is profitable serving a market of over 1MM college students at over 95 campuses. The company was #85 on the Inc. 500 list in 2007.

In 2007, Sean helped found Pikum, a social gaming business. Sean continues to work with Yale through his work on the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, and also works with young entrepreneurs through angel investing and mentorship.

Sean enjoys playing poker and has even written and self published a book on how skills that are used in poker help as you're starting a company.

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