Paul is an expert in the analysis of early-stage investments. His PhD research at UC Santa Cruz focused on decision support systems for private equity investment, with an emphasis on equity crowd funding.

Paul also has extensive early-stage experience as CEO of several companies. Following his early senior management experience at Zilog and VLSI Technology, he was CEO of three early-stage semiconductor-industry start-ups: Sandcraft Technologies (MIPS-architecture microprocessors, acquired), Connex Technology (digital image processing platforms) and Sandbridge Technology (broadband wireless chip sets for handheld devices, acquired). Between Connex and Sandbridge, Paul was EIR at Tallwood Venture Capital, where he reviewed candidate business plans and performed due diligence. During this time he was a board observer at 5 technology start-ups.

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