Afghanistan Legal Services (ALS) provides a comprehensive solution to legal and rule-­‐of-­‐law challenges facing Afghanistan. ALS staff is experienced in both the local and international justice sectors and has provided high-­‐level support to the Afghan public sector, including the Attorney General's Office and legal advice to the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Women's Affairs.

TechNation is a first class technology firm in Afghanistan aimed at providing institutions and the citizens with cutting-edge IT services and solutions. TechNation helps develop Afghanistan as a technology enabled nation by promoting ICT as a tool for development. 

Facebook Co-founder Andrew McCollum Announced as Fifth Founder Showcase Judge

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-03-21

Today we are excited to announce the fifth judge of the 13th Founder Showcase, Andrew McCollum of New Enterprise Associates. On Wednesday, March 27th, Andrew will join Paul Bragiel (i/o Ventures), Ben Narasin (Triple Point Capital), Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners) and Jon Soberg (Blumberg Capital) on stage, as we help launch several early-stage startups to greatness.

Andrew McCollum is an active angel investor and advisor focusing on the consumer space. Previously, he was part of the founding team of Facebook. He is an Entrepreneur in Residence at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in Menlo Park and Flybridge Capital Partners in Boston. With approximately $11 billion in committed capital, NEA is one of the largest venture capital frims, with offices in the U.S., India, and China. They largely focus on information technology, health care, and energy technology, and have invested in companies such as Groupon, Gilt Groupe, Salesforce, TiVo, and Vonage.

The 13th Founder Showcase is scheduled to take place on March 27th at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View. In addition to the entertaining pitch competition, guests will hear keynote speakers Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz) and Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures) share their opinions on the "Future of Funding".

Tickets are still available but are selling quickly. Click here to purchase yours today.

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window