Martin Ringlein, “Marty”, is a serial entrepreneur and active investor; he is General Partner at the Adventure Fund and Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners where he invests in early and late-stage startups, such as Chime, Plaid, Uber, PayTM, Hyperloop One, and SpaceX. Most recently Marty was the Chief Product Officer for a #FinTech startup that was acquired by Brex where he was brought on to help lead product innovation. Prior, Marty was Global Head of R&D at Eventbrite, where Martin joined pre-IPO through the acquisition of his previous start-up.
Marty also had the honor of being a Presidential Innovation Fellow at The White House working directly within the Executive Office of the President for the Obama administration. Marty’s first company was acquired by Twitter pre-IPO where he went on to become their first Design Manager, helping build and lead the Research & Design team. Marty currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife and 16-month old baby boy, Jack!