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Bernard Moon
Works at SparkLabs Global Ventures
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Palo Alto, CA
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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
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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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Countless books and articles have been written about Warren Buffett. Surprisingly few have been written about his business partner of over 40 years, Charlie Munger.
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The 10 hottest startup ecosystems in the world
Since SparkLabs Global Ventures launched 20 months ago, we have made 50 investments across five continents. We have six partners, based in Silicon Valley, Seoul, Tel Aviv, Singapore, and London, which gives us a unique viewpoint on what is trending in terms of technology and innovation across the globe.
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Meet Project Ara's amazing, top-secret, totally fictitious new phone modules
Earlier today, we learned that Google's strange and beautiful Project Ara is facing some delays. Project Ara phones, which we first played around with in January, are designed on a model of near-total modularity. Instead of buying a whole phone, you
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