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Andrew Hoag

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Managing Director, Europe, Startup Institute and Creator & Facilitator, Founder's Nest.

Managing Director, Europe, Startup Institute and Creator & Facilitator, Founder's Nest.

2 vouches

Involved In


Team Labs, Inc.
Urbantag / Black Drumm, Inc. (acq. by Tagged)
PlaceSite, Inc.


Startup Institute
Axel Springer
VICO Research GmbH


President Ferocia, Inc. May 2005 - present
Founder Team Labs, Inc. May 2016 - present
President Ferocia May 2005 - May 2016
Creator & Facilitator Founder's Nest June 2008 - May 2013
Head of Mobile Tagged October 2012 - March 2013
Founder & CEO Urbantag / Black Drumm, Inc. (acq. by Tagged) April 2008 - September 2012
Founder / CTO Zwaggle December 2005 - March 2008
Founder / Chief Operating Officer PlaceSite, Inc. August 2005 - June 2006
Sr. Manager, International Marketing VeriSign, Inc. August 2003 - May 2004
Sr. Manager, EMEA Product Marketing & Business Development VeriSign, Inc. March 2002 - July 2003
Group Product Manager, International VeriSign, Inc. October 2000 - January 2002
Practice Manager VeriSign, Inc. December 1997 - October 2000
Web Project Lead NASA Ames Research Center April 1997 - December 1997
Network Engineer NASA Ames Research Center June 1996 - April 1997


Gustavus Adolphus College Computer Science 1992 - 1996
UCLA Engineering Short Course Project Management Principles and Practice October 1997
(ISC)2 July 1998

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

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Vouches Given

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Jason Henrichs
We worked together at Startup Institute  •  Managing Partner, The Kinetic Group: Making Things Work.
Andrew has great market and product vision. He takes initial concepts and rapidly turns them into testable products and iterates till there ... is customer adoption.
Jessica Alter
They're my friends  •  Founder and CEO, FounderDating. Harvard Business School grad. University of Michigan grad.
Done it before and I'm sure he'll do it again.

Jamie Perlman
We worked together  •  Advisor, Medlert Inc. and Head of Mobile and OEM Business Development, Box.
Jamie is thoughtful, an excellent communicator, and genuine. Add that to world-class intelligence and a global network, and you have a super ... b advisor who understands how to make mutually beneficial relationships, deals and strategy.

Alexander Casassovici
They're my friends  •  CEO / co-founder, ACTVT (formerly Diveboard) and Co-Founder,
Alexander has a lot of experience with entrepreneurship and startups. He's a curious product and market strategist who understands technolog ... y and software companies well.