Eric has spent the last 8 years building companies that help entrepreneurs thrive.
In 2004, as a Freshman at Ohio State, Eric was part of the founding team of Startups.co, the first online funding platform connecting entrepreneurs with investors. The site has grown to over 400,000 members and 20,000 active, accredited investors.
In 2007 Eric launched IdeaBuyer.com, which grew to be the largest online marketplace for intellectual property, matching over 10,000 patent holders with licensees and buyers.
Eric currently serves as the President of Fundable.com, which he co-founded in 2011 to help entrepreneurs benefit from the recently passed JOBS Act Legislation, providing a platform to help small businesses raise capital.
Eric is a partner at Virtucon Ventures, a technology incubator that brings in-house ideas to market. A contributor to Forbes and The Washington Post, he was recently recognized by the White House as one of the most influential entrepreneurs under 30 with the Empact100.