Andrew Romans is a general partner and co-founder of Rubicon Venture Capital, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in startups from offices in San Francisco and New York, but invests in startups globally. Rubicon combines a venture capital fund with a unique global community of value added angel, corporate and institutional investors to build lasting technology companies. Romans is the author of published book The Entrepreneurial Bible to Venture Capital, Inside Secrets from the Leaders in the Startup Game (McGraw Hill August 2013, Machinery Industry Press 2015 [Chinese] & Alpina 2015 [Russian]).
Romans previously founded The Founders Club, an innovative equity exchange fund and secondary VC fund. Founder & President of The Global TeleExchange (The GTX), a $50m VC-backed telecom VoIP venture. Managing Partner Georgetown Venture Partners, venture capital & M&A corporate finance boutique. He built sales organizations in Europe from scratch for Sentito Networks (sold to Verso) and Motive Communications (IPO NASDAQ). Romans is a frequent venture capital guest speaker on TV shows including CNBC and MSNBC. Romans lived in Europe for 15 years working in the venture capital, software & telecom ecosystem and is fluent in English, German & French and conversant in Slovak. BA UVM, (exchange student Duke University, FU Berlin), MBA in Finance from Georgetown University completed on scholarship.
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Andrew C. Romans
Seed & Series A Investments: General Partner / Co-Chairman | Georgetown Angels
Later stage investments & liquidity transactions: General Partner| The Founders Club
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The Huffington Post calls my book, “the most important book to be written for entrepreneurs since the Eric Ries classic The Lean Startup.” HuffPost book review – THE ENTREPRENEURIAL BIBLE TO VENTURE CAPITAL: Inside Secrets from the Leaders in the Startup Game (McGraw Hill 2013). Join me at one of my VC Roundtable & Book Tour events. Next events: Silicon Valley, Boston, Austin & Chicago.
Next Georgetown Angels events: San Francisco November 12 fire side chat with Tony Conrad founder of About.me + True Ventures & Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) November 13 fire side chat with Jon Kraft, founder of Pandora + Stanford Technology Group.
Securities offered through Rainmaker Securities, LLC – a registered broker dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. 500 N Michigan, Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60611. Investment opportunities listed with Rainmaker Securities, LLC involve a high degree of risk, and are only suitable for “accredited investors” as defined by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All investors are encouraged to seek legal and other professional counsel prior to making any investments.