A Town As A Startup | Greg Mauro | TEDxOgden

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Published on September 12, 2017
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What if you could build a town with purpose—from scratch. Greg Mauro is founder and managing partner of Learn Capital, which has the largest portfolio of ed tech investments in the world. Previously he managed an affiliate fund of The Founders Fund. Greg has co-founded four venture backed startups used by millions across the education, wireless, and media sectors. Most recently Greg was a co-founder at Edmodo, which serves over 40 million teachers and students globally. Previously, Greg was co-founder of Nextivity, SmartDrive, and Tachyon. Prior to these ventures, Greg was the first investor in Entropic (NASDAQ: ENTR), where he also authored the business plan and led business development. Greg started his career as a strategy consultant for Monitor Group, and is a graduate of UCLA’s College of Honors. Greg has been active in the charter school movement since 2000, and helped finance the campus expansion of High Tech High through a US Treasury New Markets fund he co-founded. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx