Charlie O’Donnell

Partner, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

O’Donnell has been an active member of the NYC venture capital and startup community for ten years in roles ranging from institutional fund investor to venture capitalist to entrepreneur–with a little product management in between. He has venture experience at two of the top venture capital firms in the country, Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital, and sourced First Round’s Investment in GroupMe, which sold to Skype in 2011. He also teaches entrepreneurship and the business of technology at Fordham University, his alma mater. He founded nextNY in 2006, which has run over 50 events on entrepreneurship and startup education and networking.