Vitaly is the Founding Partner at CCC Startups and Executive Producer of Startup AddVenture. A Ukrainian-born, Silicon Valley-bred entrepreneur, investor, keynote speakers, and author. He is an award-winning designer who got an early start first as an intern at the age of 13 and then as the youngest employee in the history of Kinko’s. He founded PrintMo.co (venture-backed by 500 Startups and IDG-Accel), a local online marketplace for print, apparel, and promotional products. During the Dot Com boom, Vitaly ran the User Interface design team at a fast-growing startup. He later founded a design and marketing firm that quickly grew to three offices, won several awards, and landed projects with numerous large brands. Vitaly holds a B.A. in Computer and Video Imaging from Cogswell College. Vitaly has guest lectured on design and the startup economy at Stanford and UC Berkeley and other universities. He is sought-after mentor at 500 Startups and other accelerators around the world and a conference keynote speaker on startups, design, and angel/venture capital in over 20 countries each year.