Two Sigma Ventures


Two Sigma Ventures is a division of Two Sigma Investments, a leading technology company that applies a rigorous, scientific method-based approach to investment management. Since its founding in 2001, Two Sigma Investments' vision has been to develop technological innovations that intelligently analyze the world's data to consistently deliver value for our clients. Two Sigma Ventures draws on Two Sigma's expertise in modeling, engineering and private investing to invest proprietary capital in innovative companies that are at various stages of growth and across a number of industries and that harness technology, science, mathematics, or data to tackle problems in a new way.

Madrona Venture Group


Madrona Venture Group has been investing in early-stage technology companies in the Pacific Northwest since 1995 and has been privileged to play a role in some of the region's most successful technology ventures. The firm invests across the information technology spectrum, including consumer Internet, commercial software and services, digital media and advertising, networking and infrastructure, and wireless. Madrona currently manages nearly $700 million and was an early investor in companies such as, Isilon Systems, World Wide Packets, iConclude, and ShareBuilder.

Shane Atchison


As CEO and Co-Founder of POSSIBLE, Shane leads the company's long-term strategic vision of blending Creative & Data to help businesses realize the full potential of their brand. Shane's responsibilities range from setting the company's overall strategy and communicating the POSSIBLE brand and service offerings to working with clients, leading partnerships and fostering the internal culture of the company. His advocacy for creating meaningful, effective visitor-centric digital strategies continues outside of POSSIBLE through media and speaking engagements. He is the co-author of "Actionable Web Analytics: Using Data to Make Smart Business Decisions," and has been a keynote speaker for major conferences and business associations, including CREDO, DMA, Omniture, Compete Digital CMO Summit and AIGA.

David Shim

Founder & CEO

David is the Founder and CEO of Placed. Previously David held the roles of Director of Product and Operations at Quantcast. As Director of Product he drove Quantcast Marketer from idea to an audience platform used by over 300+ advertisers across 6 billion actions a month. David pivoted to Director of Operations as part of the launch of Quantcast Lookalikes the primary revenue generating product for the company.Prior to Quantcast, David has held leadership roles at WebTrends, and Farecast (acquired by Microsoft in 2008). Two out of the last 4 companies David has worked at have either had "cast" in the name, or were acquired by Microsoft. David ranks #1 on Google for "Third Party Ad Serving".