Ezra is the Managing Partner of Starting Line, a new consumer focused venture capital seed fund based in Chicago. Ezra’s thoughts on startups, cryptocurrencies, and marketplaces have been published dozens of times in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Forbes, Re/code and Venturebeat.
Prior to Starting Line, Ezra was a Principal at Chicago Ventures where he led the firm’s investments in Spothero, Havenly, Sunbit, M1Finance and more. He is also a personal investor in consumer startups such as Flyhomes, Hungryroot and Prettylitter.
Ezra began his career in marketing and is the proud father of three boys: Akiva, Eli and Gavi.