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Co-Founder & CEO
Founder, Couchsurfing (20M+ users)
Five-time serial entrepreneur with successful exits
$25M raised from top VCs such as Benchmark, General Catalyst, Menlo Ventures, midyear, Found
Arne Peder Blix
Co-Founder & Senior Advisor
Founder, Accurate Equity (later Equatex)
Spent more than a decade serving 30% of Fortune 100 equity market, never lost a customer
Equatex was aquired by Computershare in 2018
Chief equity document legal advisor
22 years, international equity plan expert for 150+ countries
Led equity plan design for Baker Mckenzie & Hewlett Packard
Chief Technical Officer
Chief technical lead
Worked with CEO Casey Fenton for 8+ years on multiple companies
Former developer for Couchsurfing
Chief Operating Officer
10+ years of experience in the startup world.
UX & UI expert in the field if startups.
Chief customer onboarding lead
10+ years experience in commercial law for a top London law firm
Former solicitor for a multi-million dollar international organization
Scott McGregor, PhD
Chief Financial Officer
Experienced SaaS Finance Manager for 20 years
Forecasting and Modeling Wizard
Makes sure the Upstock UI is bookeeper-friendly
Chief customer success lead
International lawyer and mediator
Deep knowledge in EU & US law
Head of Content
Website & content creation
Assistant marketing & sales
Trust and estate planning paralegal
Licensed attorney in a foreign jurisdiction
Ph.D in Law
Fluent in English & Russian
Author of the Lean Startup.
Founder of the Long Term Stock Exchange. Faculty of Singularity University.
General Partner at All Fund and former Senior VP, Samsung. ICO expert with over 30 successful ICOs.
Arjun Dev Arora
Founder & Adviser, Valence Advisory. Former Partner, 500 Startups. Former Founder & CEO, ReTargeter. Venture Partner, Fin Venture Capital. Silicon Valley Entrepreneur.
VC (Autotech), Tandem Capital. Founder & Former CEO of Couchsurfing. Deep product expertise from roles at NortonLive (Symantech) and Triplit (Concur/SAP).
CEO, RainFactory, Inc. Top growth hacker & crowdfunding expert. Responsible for 8 of the top 20 Indiegogo campaigns.
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