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Lutgert College of Business
Lutgert College of Business
Lecture 2013
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November 14, 2013
Subject: Growing an Entrepreneurial Economy: The Role of Venture Capitalist & New Venture Creation
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Lecture November 14, 2013: Featured Speaker

Mark Levine
Managing Director, Core Capital

Mark Levine joined Core Capital in 2000 when GCI Venture Partners was merged into the Firm. GCI was an early stage technology venture capital fund that he founded and that was involved with such early stage companies as webMethods. Mr. Levine also managed two venture capital portfolios, Beta Ventures and Minotaur.

Previously, Mr. Levine was a senior executive with GEO-CENTERS, a technology services firm that had over $200 million in revenue and 1,200 employees when it was acquired by SAIC in 2002. At GEOCENTERS, he was responsible for corporate development; government and industry relations; management of the firmís intellectual property portfolio, licenses and joint ventures; investment banking relationships; and senior executive recruitment.

Prior to that, Mr. Levine was a Subcommittee Staff Director of the Small Business Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and was involved in several successful legislative and regulatory initiatives including the Small Business Innovation Development Act and the Small Business and University Patent Act. He received an M.B.A. from the George Washington University Business School. Mr. Levine serves on the Board of Trustees or Advisors of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), the George Washington University Business School, the Dingman Center, Arena Stage, and the of Marshfield Associates. He holds or has held numerous board seats that include: buySAFE, FreedomPay, MedVentive, Univa, UpdateLogic, and Valen Technologies.


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