- Managing Director at Techstars
- Mentor at Cambridge Business Development Center, Founder and President of the MIT Amphibian Investments Team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), See All (5)
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University in the City of New York
- January, 1968
Semyon is a full time angel investor and mentor to passionate startups.
Worked on virtual reality at IBM research in the late '80s. Developed an early internet payment protocol in '91 at MIT.
Led one of the MIT blackjack teams to beat the casinos in the early '90.
Started some companies. Sold Fast Engines in '00.
Acquired controlling stake in SMTP in '02, took it public in '11 as (otcbb:SMTP), began paying dividends in '12.
Created the Troublemaker Award in '12.
Specialties: Helping young teams realize their dreams.