Mark is a Managing Partner at Techstars. Previously, he co-founded and was Managing Partner of Highway 12 Ventures and has been investing in startups since 1995 when he joined Atlantic Capital Group, a Boston-based private equity firm as a general partner. He’s been a board director of many Highway 12 portfolio companies and is the past Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association. Mark also serves on the advisory board of the College of Engineering at Boise State University. He pens his thoughts on startups and entrepreneurship at his blog – To Write Is To Think. He enjoys mountain and road biking, trail running, photography, and getting lost in the backcountry of Idaho with his family and friends.