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Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor


About Paul

Paul Grossinger is a twenty-seven year old New York and mid-Atlantic entrepreneur, angel investor, and syndicator.

He is the Founder of Gaingels, the first investment network backing LGBT founders, which has 120 members worldwide and led $10M+ in investment in LGBT founded companies worldwide to date, and Blue Jay, the first investment network backing Johns Hopkins alumni, which led or co-led investment of $3m in 7 companies in 2015. He is also GP of A-Level Capital which has backed over a dozen companies from Hopkins students and alumni. Additionally, he teaches classes at Hopkins during intersession.

As a private investor, he has backed eight funds, including Brooklyn Bridge, FF Venture Capital, Bullpen Capital, Techstars, Co-VentureAngelfire,  Alpha and Windham. He has made 74 startup investments to date, including standouts Reserve, Epi.ep, Tradeit,  Tinybop, Excision Biotheraputics, Onward, Yaypay, and Kenzen.

Paul is a senior advisor and investor in early-stage standouts including: Puzzle Social, Mycotechnology, MPowerd, Emocha, and Elemental Path. As an entrepreneur, he is currently Chief Evangelist at Imperative, where he is also the lead investor, and was co-founder at Pervasive Group and L&M Media. 

As a philanthropist, he has served as a Board of Governors member for Startout, advisor to Out in Tech, Board Member for Marriage Equality USA, and as part the Trustee Scholarship Advisory Group for Johns Hopkins University.

A regular speaker and panelist, Paul has spoken for a wide range of organizations including at events for Startout, Slush, International CES, Compass Fellowships, Sparks&Honey and CTIA Wireless.

He writes regularly for and is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism and the Johns Hopkins University.