Mark Neumann has joined Nobska Ventures as a venture partner, focused on opportunities in
Nobska Ventures is very pleased to welcome entrepreneur Mark Neumann as an investor and Member of the General Partner of Nobska Venture Partners I, L.P. Mr. Neumann will serve as a Venture Partner of the fund, focusing on Nobska Ventures' investments in companies in
“My investment in Nobska Ventures combines two of my driving passions: entrepreneurship and
“Nobska Ventures is dedicated to supporting exceptional entrepreneurs with experienced strategic and operational counsel,” explained Charles Moore, Chairman of Nobska Ventures. “Mark was a co-Founder and President of a business which grew to nearly $100 million in revenue. He's both a strategist and an operator, and he managed his business through a successful M&A transaction; these are tremendous experiences to share with the management teams of our portfolio companies.”
“Mark is a terrific addition to the Nobska team”, according to Bill Fox, himself a successful entrepreneur, investor in Nobska Ventures, and active member of Nobska's Board of Advisors. “Mark's proven abilities to create and manage a high growth business, his thoughtful, analytical personal style, and active commitment to
“We are very fortunate to have attracted Mark's significant commitment of time, talent, and treasure, remarked Dr. Gary Applebaum, who also joined Nobska Ventures earlier in the year as both an investor and member of the General Partner. “Mark's a great guy and will be an excellent counselor to the entrepreneurs and young companies we nurture at Nobska.”
Abba Poliakoff, Chairman of the Maryland-Israel Development Center (MIDC) and a Nobska Advisory Board member and investor in the fund, continued, “This is another terrific match of talent and opportunity. The Nobska team is a tremendous group of diverse individuals, who, together, deliver very real value, beyond just capital, to the early stage companies in which they invest. Nobska's focus on companies in
About Nobska Ventures
Nobska Ventures supports exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams in
Nobska Ventures' portfolio includes companies in medical imaging: Innovea Medical of
Investors in Nobska Ventures include successful entrepreneurs, families, institutions, and major corporations with strategic interests in Nobska's investment focus areas: advanced Information and Communications technologies for Enterprise Management and Security, Defense Intelligence and Electronics, Homeland Security and Healthcare. Learn more about Nobska Ventures at www.nobskaventures.com.
About Mark Neumann
Mark Neumann is an experienced entrepreneur, executive and direct investor.
From 2000 to present, Mr. Neumann has been CEO of 510 Ventures, a privately owned investment company which invests in and operates a variety of businesses and real estate projects.
From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Neumann was President and co-founder of Special Counsel, Inc., the nations largest legal staffing company, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Modis Professional Services (NYSE: MPS). Special Counsel has 25 offices and revenues approaching $100 million.
Mr. Neumann is admitted to practice law in the State of
Mr. Neumann serves on the Board of several charitable organizations, including The Associated, Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (of which he is the 2008 Campaign Chair), and the Baltimore Area Council of AIPAC (of which he is the immediate past Chair).
Mr. Neumann resides in