Mark Van Note

Mark invests in, operates and advises high-growth-potential firms in technology, marketing and healthcare. During the past 25 years, Mark has been instrumental in starting more than 15 businesses. Several have spanned from startup to exit including: Avistar (now public), Vicor (acquired by Fidelity Information Systems), and Plural (acquired by Dell). Mark is currently co-founder and partner at Lift Point Consulting; chairman of the board at Sparkweave; vice chairman of the Fairview Foundation. He also is on the board of Medspira, a joint venture with the Mayo Clinic, and is the author of a book on financial advice for businesses. Mark earned an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and attended business school at L’ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales near Paris.