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Bernard Moon
Works at SparkLabs Global Ventures
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Palo Alto, CA
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Government Infecting Itself with Entrepreneurial Spirit
The Department of Health & Human Services’ Entrepreneur-in-Residence program fosters innovation by recruiting external talent to partner with HHS teams.
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Interview: Tim Draper Doubles Down On Europe
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Why Everybody Cares About the Blockchain
In a session called “Why Everybody Cares About the Blockchain” at Techonomy Policy June 9, panelists emphasized the blockchain's tremendous promise.
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10 Best Smartphones
Samsung’s new flagships feature power and premium build quality, which makes them contenders for the ‘best smartphone of 2015’ title. Price: From £749 for the S6 and $949 for the Edge Display: 5.1-inch Super Amoled quad-HD Battery size: 2600mAh (Edge) 2550 mAh (S6) with quick charging Camera: 16MP (rear) front (5MP) Platform: Android with TouchWiz Features: Samsung Pay, wireless charging, heart rate monitor, powerful camera and curved screen f...
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Our Co-founder, Jimmy Kim, helping to promote Cisco's Innovation Center in Songdo, South Korea. N3N, Jimmy's company, was Cisco's first Internet of Everything/Internet of Things in the world and Cisco's first investment into a Korean startup.
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Salutations. Welcome to This Month in Luxury, presented by Micah Singleton, The Verge's resident Luxury Director. In this monthly (or whenever we remember) column, I will take you on a facetious...
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Sources: YC Alums Club Together For Crystal Towers, A $100M VC Fund For Promising YC Startups
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Congratulations to MangoPlate! A graduate of SparkLabs, our affiliated accelerator in Korea, and a portfolio company of SparkLabs Global Ventures!
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Leading Seoul Accelerator SparkLabs Presents Its Fifth Startup Batch
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Angel Investor & Entrepreneur
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  • SparkLabs Global Ventures
    Co-founder & General Partner, 2013 - present
    SparkLabs Global Ventures is a new seed-stage investment fund. We believe business is now truly global, but most investors are not. Exceptional entrepreneurs that are building strong, category defining companies can be found anywhere. SparkLabs Global is a team of highly experienced entrepreneurs and operators based in London, Tel Aviv, Seoul, Singapore and Palo Alto, CA that will focus on helping our entrepreneurs to develop, grow, network, and scale into other markets throughout the world.
  • SparkLabs
    Co-founder & General Partner, 2012 - present
    SparkLabs (www.sparklabs.co.kr) is a startup accelerator founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs in South Korea. The focus is on startup companies from the Internet, online gaming, mobile, digital media, and healthcare sectors. The mentorship-driven program is three months in length and provides funding, office space, seminars and access to a top-tier network of mentors. Our advisors are Mark Cuban, Vint Cerf, Ray Ozzie, Michael Crow, and Tom Peters.
  • Vidquik
    Co-founder & Board Member, 2011 - 2013
    Former CEO who stepped down in Sept. 2013. Vidquik is a new web communications platform that provides easy-to-use tools with which companies can enhance their sales and customer service interactions. Our core product is an embeddable web conferencing platform with a powerful intelligent routing technology to increase sales and customer service productivity. Also allows clients to tag their seats based on product, geography, and other factors.
  • Lunsford Group
    Managing Director, 2008 - 2010
    The Lunsford Group is a private investment firm consisting of entities in technology, media, health care, and real estate. The operation – augmented with consulting – has served such distinguished clients as Apple Computer, Herman Miller, Sears, Roebuck and Co., BuyDirect.com, TRW, Eastern College, Joy Manufacturing, World Vision, Malaysian Industrial Development Agency (MIDA) and the Brunei Investment Agency.
  • GoingOn Networks
    Co-founder & VP of Business Development, 2004 - 2007
    GoingOn is an on-demand, social media platform for companies and organization. Provides robust publishing tools, social networking, and various community management features to empower companies to build online communities. Built the company from a concept to execution. Wrote the business plan, created the business model, and led all transaction processes of from company formation to venture capital financing. Managed all human resource, financial and legal operational duties.
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Palo Alto, CA
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San Francisco, CA - Seoul, Korea - Hong Kong - New York, NY - St. Louis, MO - Springfield, IL - Madison, WI - Northbrook, IL - Seoul, Korea
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General Partner @SparkLabsGlobal Ventures, Blogger, Political Junkie, TEDster, Foodie
Introduction
Tech Entrepreneur, Blogger, Political Junkie, TEDster, Foodie...

I am selectively driven and passionate, coldly practical, passively social, occasionally chill, comfortably confident, high tolerance for physical and non-physical substances (i.e. alcohol, arrogance, assholes, bad breath), could almost hangout with anyone, easily amused at myself, honest and blunt to a fault.  And I love bacon especially in kimchi jigae, wrapped on scallops, and on pizzas.

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Father of identical twin girls who don't sleep and climb everywhere
Education
  • Columbia University
    Telecom & New Media Policy, 1996 - 1998
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
    English & Psychology, 1989 - 1993
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The murders today in Paris are not a result of France’s failure to assimilate two generations of Muslim immigrants from its former colonies.

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