Semyon Dukach is presenting at Boston Startup Week 2017 on Sep 18, 2017  

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Primary Role
Managing Director @
Investments
27 Investments in 25 Companies
Born:
January 1, 1968
Gender:
Male
Location:
Boston
Website:
http://semyon.com
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Person Details

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Semyon Dukach is the managing director of Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator based in Boston.

Prior to joining Techstars, Semyon was a prolific angel investor in Boston. He made over 75 angel investments, and his philosophy has been to focus on helping his founders at all costs. Prior to becoming a full time angel, he has co-founded several companies including Vert, Pdffiller, Global Cycle Solutions, and Fast Engines, which was sold to Adero in 2000. He is the Chairman of Nasdaq listed SMTP, a director of Terrafugia, and the founder of the Troublemaker Award.

Semyon obtained his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Columbia University. He went on to obtain his masters at MIT.

Jobs (8)

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Managing Director

May 1, 2014 - Current   (over 3 years)
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Founder and President of the MIT Amphibian Investments Team
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$875k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2015$1.65M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$3.3M / Venture (Lead)Personal Investment
Feb, 2015$1.9M / Venture (Lead)Personal Investment
Jul, 2014$2.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014$605k / Angel
Jan, 2014$500k / Convertible Note
Aug, 2013$100k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$15k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$100k / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$2.45M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$45k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$70k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$30k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$400k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$362.5k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$345k / AngelPersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$300k / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Feb, 2013$3.9M / VenturePersonal Investment
Dec, 2012$45k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2012$278k / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2012$2.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$550k / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2012$200k / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
May, 2012$1M / VenturePersonal Investment
Mar, 2012$50k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2008$530k / AngelPersonal Investment

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Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

Boston Startup Week 2017

September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017

9:00am - 9:00pm

Multiple venues across Boston and Cambridge., Boston, Massachusetts, United States

50+ events, 70+ speakers, this week is a free, five-day series of events celebrating, educating, and connecting Boston's startup community.

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