Mark Suster is a serial entrepreneur who grew up in Northern California.
After graduating from UCSD (economics) and University of Chicago (MBA), he joined Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Los Angeles to build computer systems for large corporations. There, he focused mostly on computer networking but had stints with programming, database design, system modeling, and testing.
In 1994 he transferred within Accenture to their technology center of excellence in Sophia Antipolis, France, where he traveled extensively throughout Europe.
Suster started his first company in 1999 while headquartered in London - a SaaS platform for large-scale engineering and construction projects including the London Underground, Thames Water, BNP Paribas, and all of the top German construction firms. The company grew to have offices in seven countries before it was sold in 2005..
He then launched his second company, Koral, in San Mateo, California, which later sold to Salesforce.com, where he became VP Product Management. This company now forms what is known as Salesforce Content.
Suster joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner. He focuses on early-stage technology companies usually focused on Series A or seed investments.
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Last Updated: Fri, Sep 17, 2010
|Podcast||Honest Advice on Starting a Company||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||57:56||10/2010|
|Video||Honest Advice on Starting a Company (Entire Talk)||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||57:23||10/2010|
|Video||Knowing When to Sell||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||03:39||10/2010|
|Video||Start-Up and See it Through||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||05:23||10/2010|
|Video||The Need for Research and Prototypes||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||03:49||10/2010|
|Video||Start on Your Own||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||01:39||10/2010|
|Video||The Co-Founder Mythology||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||03:44||10/2010|
|Video||Make Tech Part of Your DNA||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||01:41||10/2010|
|Video||Don't Raise Too Much Capital||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||01:37||10/2010|
|Video||Lean Startups and Fat Startups||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||03:06||10/2010|
|Video||Branding and Commitment||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||03:30||10/2010|
|Video||Relationships with Angels and Venture Capitalists||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||02:42||10/2010|
|Video||How to Access Investors||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||01:17||10/2010|
|Video||Measuring a Venture Capitalist's Success||Mark Suster||Serial Entrepreneur||02:05||10/2010|
|Video||Nature vs. Nurture in Entrepreneurship||Steve Blank · Mark Suster · Patrick Chung · Vivek Wadhwa||Panel Discussion||01:05:25||04/2010|