Lance is no stranger to the world of startups and entrepreneurship. Having parents who were both entrepreneurs, he started his first business in IT systems integration and SAAS development and advisory in 2011. This company was eventually sold to a company in the US for an undisclosed sum in the millions. He has also been an active angel investor, having invested more than $1,000,000 of his own money in startups across multiple sectors over the course of 3 years (directly and indirectly through venture funds).
Alessandro Rocco Pietrocola (Alex) is an entrepreneur, fintecher, investor, blogger and author based in London and operating mainly in Europe, Asia and Oceania. He is currently the CEO of Astorts Group, a company headquartered in UK focused on helping companies expand and grow into multiple geographies including the UK, Baltic Countries, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Middle East and New Zealand. He is also a UK Financial Conduct Authority Approved Person who also advises and serves on the board of directors of regulated companies.
- London, UK
Cristopher (Cris) Reed is the Founder of The Level Up Experience to be a platform for others to tell their stories in esports, gaming and emerging tech. We focus on interviewing founders, pro players, organizations, investors, among others. Personally, he wants to continue to learn about the innovative projects being built and be a part of companies pushing the edge of technology. He is also an advisor and investor for early-stage startups ranging from SaaS/PaaS, education and human performance. Esports and gaming tech infrastructure continues to innovate and it’s an exciting time to be a part of the industry.
- Louisville, KY, USA
Konstantinos (Costa) Klisiaris is an investment banker turned product specialist and entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of InnovaShell Holdings, which supports an environment that fosters creativity and innovativeness while maintaining a level of quality across the board. They have built a network and have been working closely with world-class universities and technological institutions in Israel, in order to serve the global markets with unique technologies.
- New York Metropolitan Area, NY, USA