Marc is an experienced connector in the technology startup community with a passion for fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship. Before joining SeedInvest as their Managing Director for the State of Texas, Marc started his career as the founder of Bulldog Financial, a professional angel investment and venture consulting firm and has served as the Director of Entrepreneur Development at the Houston Technology Center. Throughout his career, Marc has assisted hundreds of companies with business strategy, capital acquisition, digital and mobile marketing, customer development, strategic partnerships and product development. Marc focuses on startup and early stage growth companies in diverse market sectors such as consumer electronics, enterprise software and web-based and mobile businesses. Marc is a frequent public speaker and thought leader as well as an active or founding board member of several investment and technology community organizations.