Edward A. Ipser, Jr., PhD is President of IpserLab, a startup foundry. He has founded, cofounded, joined, and advised many startups. As founder of MarketFusion he raised $23M in venture capital. He also founded SVASE (Silicon Valley Association of Software Entrepreneurs) in 1996 which became the premier Silicon Valley entrepreneurial organization before merging into SVForum. He earned a PhD in CSCI from USC.