Howard Morgan is a pioneer of venture investing in internet start-ups. His research on user interface technology and optimization of computer networks led to his bringing the ARPAnet, a precursor to today’s internet, to Philadelphia in 1974. As a managing partner of First Round Capital and director of Idealab, Howard has been involved with many well-known start-up successes, like Overture/GoTo (sold to Yahoo! for $1.6 billion), Citysearch ($3.5 billion IPO), CarsDirect, myYearbook, and TweetUp. Howard currently serves on a number of public company boards, including Franklin Electronic Publishers and Internet Brands, as well as a number of private companies, including Energy Innovations, Evolution Robotics Retail, Snap, MagicWorks, and Math for America.
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