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Andy Freeman

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Associate, Sand Hill Angels and Lecturer - EE380, Stanford University. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.

Associate, Sand Hill Angels and Lecturer - EE380, Stanford University. Stanford grad. Stanford grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Back End Engineering
  • Product
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Product
  • • Marketing
  • • Fundraising
  • • Business Development

Involved In

Founder

Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Exchange
Design in C

Advisor

Riverbed Technology, Inc
Yahoo!
Sand Hill Angels
Stanford University

Positions

Associate Sand Hill Angels August 2014 - present
Lecturer - EE380 Stanford University January 2008 - present
DNS Core Engineer Nominum August 2013 - June 2014
Member of Technical Staff Riverbed Technology January 2010 - August 2013
Tweet-a-Page Self - Employed October 2009 - January 2010
Senior Software Engineer Yahoo December 2004 - April 2008
Senior Software Engineer/First Programmer 3VR April 2003 - December 2004
Co-Founder Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Exchange 2000 - 2004
Early Employee Public Mind, Inc. 2000 - 2000
Founder Design in C 1999 - 2000
Senior Design Engineer Hitachi Semiconductor (America) 1996 - 1999
Firmware Contractor NetApp 1994 - 1996

Education

Stanford University Computer Science 1986

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Advertising
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Hardware
  • • Fashion
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Robotics
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Commerce
  • • Cloud Services

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Sales • Python • Marketing • Software development • Leadership • Technical co-founder • Product management • Programming • C++ • Product Development • Public speaking • Software Engineering • Storytelling for Start-ups • Strategic thinking • Pitch Decks • Computer Architecture • pitch development

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Bruce Sawhill
Founder, Science Advisor, PAX - Personal Airline Exchange, Inc. and Adjunct Professor, Computer Engineering, UC Santa Cruz. Stanford grad.
Andy has put together a remarkable resource with the Sand Hill Angels, a group of experienced entrepreneurs to assist startups in the pre-st ... artup phase, helping them tune and focus their investor pitch in a collaborative and supportive environment. I found this extremely helpful.
Maria Malavenda
They're my advisor  •  Board of Advisors, QAonCloud and Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, EVVEMI, Inc.. Brown grad. Harvard Business School grad.
Andy has been extremely helpful in further refining our business model, structuring our pitch deck, navigating and meeting folks within the ... investor community in Silicon Valley, and more importantly a sounding board for all strategic thinking regarding our venture.
Rick Lazansky
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Silicon Catalyst and Board Director, i-GATE NEST, i-GATE Innovation Hub. University of California, Davis grad.
Andy has been working with me running a large angel group. He's been instrumental in the screening, sourcing and advising processes. In shor ... t, he can help startups, because he's seen, and done, it all.

Rick Lazansky
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Silicon Catalyst and Board Director, i-GATE NEST, i-GATE Innovation Hub. University of California, Davis grad.
Rick is an amazing advisor because he instantly figures out how to get past almost any business problem, whether it is technical, social, or ... financial. He not only figures out what the problem is and how to fix it, but he knows where to get the relevant resources.