Over his career, Bill has financed, acquired, and sold a variety of high-tech companies. He has successfully secured investments from prominent venture capital firms, including Kleiner Perkins, and was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Redpoint Ventures. He participated in the groundbreaking Netscape IPO in 1995. And along the way, Bill has served as a mentor and angel investor to many Silicon Valley startups. Bill moved back to Columbia in 2014 to share his experience with promising entrepreneurs and build on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Mid Missouri.