Dag has a broad range of venture, fund management, business development, public policy, and regulatory experience accumulated over more than 30 years in the venture industry in the U.S. and Europe. He was a co-founder of Global BSN, a private network of 15 Fortune 100 companies incubating start-ups to address enterprise needs, and prior to that was a co-founder of Vision Capital, a transatlantic VC firm. He was VP at Technology Funding, a national venture firm with multiple equity and venture debt funds and more than 200 portfoliio companies. Dag has chaired and worked with numerous private and governmental advisory and policy boards in technology and regulatory affairs, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Science Foundation, White House Office of Science and Technology, estern Governors Association, Sandia, Hanford, and Oakridge national laboratories, and NATO Scientific Advisory Board. He has also served on the board of numerous U.S. and European emerging and growth-stage technology and services companies.
Collins Kuper is an entrepreneur with more than a decade of cross-industry experience.
He has built a reputation supporting business owners with all aspects of transition by leveraging past experience and a broad network. His goal is to connect owners with the right resources to accomplish more effective value creation, execute strategy, and improve operational efficiency.
Collins served as the General Manager and Director of Business Development for a full-service directional drilling company, leading both operational and strategic aspects of the business. He was a Vice President at Frost National Bank in its UHNW Group where he managed one of the region's largest loan portfolios. While at Frost, Collins provided analysis on over 300 companies and had direct involvement underwriting $650 million in debt financing.
He holds a BBA in Entrepreneurial Management from Texas Christian University.