Larry Krauss, CEO
Larry Krauss has been active in real estate as a principal, lawyer, and consultant since 1978. Mr. Krauss has been directly involved in numerous real estate investments over the past 30 years, including negotiating deals, sourcing debt, and equity and establishing the strategic vision for each asset. Mr. Krauss’s vision for Terracap as being the premier investment vehicle for high net worth individuals backed by a solid team of acquisition and management professionals has evolved from his tremendous depth of entrepreneurial experiences in real estate, tax law, and investment management. Mr. Krauss takes a hands-on approach to each of the deals within the Terracap umbrella.
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John has actively been engaged in building and developing new and exciting business and social platforms for over 20 plus years. With experience working at the highest levels with the world’s largest technology companies such as IBM, Apple, Ebay, Amazon, Facebook, and many others. John has just recently begun accepting invitations to take his knowledge and serve shareholders by being a Director on several exciting company’s boards. John has also opened up the possibility of continuing to fill interim CEO roles of rapid growth companies. He was the Founder and CEO of Play Gig-it, the premier social platform game development company, and the world’s largest interactive social music/gaming experience. John founded Play Gig-it in 2008 as a way to incorporate his passion for gaming and music into a refined entertainment experience meant to connect people through a single platform. Play Gig-it and its sister platform Rock This was sold in October 2014. In 2018, he has expanded into several new ventures which include augmented reality, Facebook music platform (with a huge emphasis on social music distribution), and machine learning and AI ventures. With wide-ranging experience in the marketing, branding, and technology environments, John brings an enormous arsenal of knowledge to the gaming and social media industries. Prior to creating Play Gig-it, John was the CEO of Outernet, a fully automated retail facility where guests could purchase and download a range of media via a digital platform. The Outernet was disruptive breakthrough technology in music distribution. In 2003, John was appointed as Chairman and CEO of Adsouth Partners, a Nasdaq publicly traded retail advertising firm, where he remained in his position until 2006. John’s career accomplishments include notable recognition as Inc. Magazine’s “Man to Watch” in 2001 and recipient of three Addy Awards, several technology achievement awards as well.
Sean brings to Terracap Ventures deep digital expertise in commerce, advertising, and revenue growth, with over 25 years of senior management experience working with start-ups and top Fortune 100 companies centered in the technology, media, private/growth equity, and venture communities. He is a proven operator, business and technology strategist, and marketer who has worked with companies in capital raising, M&A, sales, branding and advertising, product development and business partnership development, partnering with companies such as Google, Newscorp, Samsung, YouTube, and Bank of America. His deep interest in technology and cybersecurity began at an early age and began to flourish in college, where he got involved in national defense projects. That passion has continued over the course of his career building and growing boards and executive teams for emerging and middle-market companies, where he is also an active investor.
Sean is also a partner at Eaglepoint Advisors, in partnership with Kurt Salmon, a 75-year-old global management consulting firm with over 1,600 professionals. Working with middle-market companies and their constituencies the partners are seasoned CEOs who have delivered dramatic business model transformation, even in messy, complex situations where fast, incisive change is required for clients such as Goldman Sachs, Cerberus Capital, Blackstone Group, Credit Suisse, and The Oppenheimer Funds.
Prior to starting Silicon Alley Advisers, Sean was a Managing Director at a boutique investment bank in New York City and also served as a Senior Partner at MediaLink LLC, as the Head of the Private Equity, Restructuring & Investment Advisory Practice, providing critical counsel and strategic direction focused broadly on the Media, Entertainment, Information and Technology industries.
Prior to joining MediaLink, Mr. Cross served as the Executive Vice President and Operations Officer for iAmplify, where he led the company through substantial growth and three rounds of funding, before exit. Prior to iAmplify, he led the strategic technical initiatives for the sales, marketing, editorial, publicity and international divisions for Newscorp / HarperCollins Publishers. In addition, he drove technical distribution initiatives for clients such as Scholastic Books, including the Harry Potter book series. Mr. Cross began his career founding and running a tech consulting company in Los Angeles, owned and operated restaurants in New York then returned to strategic consulting founding and building a firm with clients such as Bear Sterns, Sanwa Bank/UBJ, and INET/Instinet (Reuter’s).
An active speaker and moderator at conferences, he makes select investments in early-stage companies. He runs the Founders Roundtable in NY and serves on boards and advisory boards of several companies including Tsu, BluSapphire, Ping, Secured Worldwide, Perch Interactive, American Diamond Mint, BlackRidge Technologies, Social Life Management, AllWork, Gimbal, messageLOUD, NanoVapor, Klickly, Pando Networks, PageDaily, Proclivity Media, Streamworks, OneClique, Shustir, ThetaRay, Thirstie, Launchpad Learning, CrazySexyWellness, CrazySexyCancer and Sacred Heart University, Jack Welsh School of Business, Advisory Board and Cyber Security Advisory Board.
Sean lives on the water in Westport, CT with his wife Marla and three children and enjoys sailing, tennis, skiing, soccer, surfing, mountain climbing, martial arts, paddleboarding, kayaking, and jumping out of planes. Sean has a BS in Information Systems and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.
Terracap Ventures and its predecessors have 25 years of experience in the venture capital arena. We invest in early-stage companies that have leading-edge technologies with secure intellectual property rights and exceptional management teams that, along with the backing of Terracap Ventures, can execute their business plans & objectives. Our investment focus lies in Communications (wireless, mobile), Semiconductors, Internet (media), Healthcare (medical devices, diagnostics), and Optic (display, 3D) technologies.
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