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Josh Kopelman

Managing Director of First Round Capital.

espite being coastally challenged (currently living in Philadelphia), Josh has been an active entrepreneur and investor in the Internet industry since its commercialization. In 1992, while he was a student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Josh co-founded Infonautics Corporation – an Internet information company. In 1996, Infonautics went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

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Hiring Female Engineers

We host 50+ events for our portfolio companies a year -- and historically we've held off on sharing the content widely, since we viewed it as a benefit that came from being a member of the First Round Capital community.  But some talks are so good they are meant to be shared with the world.  So today we released a talk that Kellan Elliott-McCrea (the CTO of Etsy) gave at our last CTO Summit entitled "How Etsy Grew their Number of Female Engineers by 500% in One Year".    After witnessing first-hand how challenging it can be to attract women engineers, Kellan shares lessons in building a process and culture to attract female engineers.   Really compelling stuff -- on a very important topic...