Lou Kerner is a Partner at Flight VC where he manages The Israel Founders Syndicate, which invests in tech companies founded by Israelis. Since 2013, Lou has been a Crypto enthusiast, investor, public speaker and thought leader. Lou is ranked among the 5 most influential Crypto bloggers on Medium, and regularly holds conference calls with crypto industry innovators attended by hundreds of crypto enthusiasts and investors from around the world.
Prior to Flight VC, Lou was the Managing Partner of The Social Internet Fund (SIF), which invested in shares of rapidly growing tech companies. Prior to SIF, Lou was an angel investor, best known for investing in Facebook and writing the first Wall Street style research report on the company in 2010. Before angel investing, Lou ran two digital companies, including Bolt (the largest social network before MySpace), and .tv, which commercialized the top level domain (.tv) licensed from the tiny island nation of Tuvalu. .tv was acquired by Verisign. Prior to .tv, Lou had a distinguished career as an equity analyst following media and tech companies for Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.
Lou has a B.A. from U.C.L.A. and an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business.