Prior to leading operations for YGC, Mark led due diligence on new startup investments for the Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN). During his four years there, he reviewed over 1,000 startup proposals, worked with over 200 accredited investors, helping CTAN become the most active single-chapter angel investment network in the country (2015 and 2016). Mark started his career on the trading desks of HSBC and State Street before moving into early-stage investing and emerging tech leadership. He then served as COO of Yeoman’s Capital, the first blockchain focused family office, where he managed a portfolio of 40 investments. Mark leads all project due diligence, and manages staff and fund operations for YGC.