Jeff Brokaw has over 20 years of experience in digital marketing, web design, and entrepreneurship. He founded his first web design and web hosting company at age 14, and at age 16 he ran the IT department of a large stock brokerage firm. Jeff founded a second successful web design and web hosting company, which was ranked as the #1 web design firm in North America by “Which Web Design” in 2012. Since then, he wrote his own Bitcoin book in 2012 which appeared in CBS Money, Yahoo Finance, The Boston Globe, International Business Times and the San Francisco Times. Jeff focuses on the intersections of innovative design, marketing, and launching successful business ventures and startups through technological media. He is also the Charlotte Chapter Director for Startup Grind. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. Jeff also has experience in Venture Capital and has assisted in raising numerous funding rounds for startups as well as assisting in building companies from the ground level. He is currently a board member at several rapid growth startups as well as an advisor, consultant and more for technology companies across the globe.