Alex Mittal is CEO and co-founder of FundersClub, the world's first online venture capital platform. Prior to FundersClub, Alex was the founding CEO of Innova Dynamics, a VC-backed touchscreen hardware company; and the founding CTO of Crederity, a VC-backed identity and credential verification enterprise software company. He co-founded and led Penn Engineers without Borders, a nonprofit that provides running water to thousands of people worldwide. Alex serves on the Board of Directors of three companies, holds degrees in economics and engineering from Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania, and is an alumni of Y Combinator. He has been featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in Tech, in BusinessWeek as one of America?s Best Young Entrepreneurs, and in Silicon Valley?s 40 under 40. Prior to his time as an entrepreneur, Alex was active in science research, and presented at the 2002 Nobel Prize Ceremonies. MIT Lincoln Laboratory named an asteroid after him for his work.