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.