In this episode we talk about angel investments from both the investor and the startup point of view. Our guest, Andrew Rea, has experience with both. He’s a former founder, VC, and is currently helping run On Deck Angels, a community-based program that helps Angel Investors get better at investing.
Chris serves as the President of OhioX, Ohio's technology and innovation partnership. He is also a co-founder and partner at GreenBlock, a strategic communications and innovation consultancy firm.
Previously, Chris served as the Chief of Staff and Director of Communications at the Ohio Treasurer’s office where he managed an $18 million annual operating budget and a staff of 125 employees that is responsible for the State Treasury’s $22 billion investment portfolio, $224 billion pension custody portfolio, $11 billion debt portfolio, and more than $62 billion of state revenue. Before that, he worked on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C
In this episode we talk about Chris Berry’s experience in helping organize the innovation community in Ohio, OhioX, and how businesses can find ways to get involved in government.