Adam Smith

Adam Smith

Adam has over twenty years of experience managing and building large scale technical organizations for both start-ups and major corporations. He is currently a partner at Bowery Capital.

Website: www.bowerycap.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamdouglassmith
Twitter: https://twitter.com/adamsventures
San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since April 01, 2011
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21 Splash Points
135 followers
3 companies followed
3 competitions judged
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Investor interests
Type of investor Early stage VC
Typical investment size $250k - $500k
Typical investments in a year 8
Investments partners Mike Brown
Categories of interest
Locations of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Education
2001 MIT Media Lab , MS , Media Arts and Sciences
1999 Columbia University , BS , Mechanical Engineering
1999 Bowdoin College , BA , Physics and Studio Art

I am a(n):

Investor

Companies I work or worked for:
My favorite startups:

SocialFlow, Shopobot, SocialFlow

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Not knowing that your idea is going to work

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Not asking for help early before it's too late.

Full bio

Adam has over twenty years of experience managing and building large scale technical organizations for both start-ups and major corporations. Prior to Bowery, Adam was a General Partner at AOL Ventures. Before AOL, he spent 7 years as a product manager at Google where he earned the Founders Award for starting and leading the Ads Quality Team. He was also a key member in the Google search results page re-design. When he’s not working, Adam spends his “free” time rock climbing, running and enjoying the wonders of fatherhood.

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