IdeaFest Judges 2018
Eva Doss, President
Eva has also worked with Booz Allen, RTI International, and the U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C. As the first Executive Director, Eva helped in the establishment of the Southside Business Technology Center, a business consulting entity in 2005, which
Eva holds a post-graduate Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, has
Greg Feldmann, President of Skyline Capital Strategies, LLC, has been retained as the Senior Advisor to The Launch Place Seed and Pre-Seed Funds. Greg brings more than 30 years of experience serving in roles related to commercial banking, strategic advisory work, corporate financing, investment banking and executive/board leadership positions in both public and private companies. Greg is an acknowledged subject matter expert in strategic planning, executive
Greg received a B.A. in Classical Studies from Hampden-Sydney College, where he was a Baker Scholar and selected for inclusion in a variety of academic and leadership honorary fraternities including Phi Beta Kappa, ODK, Eta Sigma Phi, and Phi Alpha Theta. He has undertaken advanced studies in commercial banking through the University of Virginia’s banking programs, successfully passed the Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities exams and completed the NVCA’s venture capital certificate program.
In 1989 he was awarded a National Leadership Fellowship by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, which he used to study privatization and the threats posed by development to the world’s rainforests.
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Jim Roberts is the Director of Community Development at Bunker Labs in North Carolina, founder of the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW) and the manager of the Wilmington (NC) Angels for Local Entrepreneurs (WALE). Jim has been a connector and a resource for startups in North Carolina for the last 17 years. Jim has started or worked for entrepreneur support organizations in Charlotte, Asheville, Durham
Jim is a proud University of Florida graduate and a RABID Chicago Cubs fan.