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Pokorny, Brian
Brian Pokorny ’02 is a general partner of SV Angel, a San Francisco–based seed fund. Prior to this, he was at Airbnb, where he joined via an acquisition of DailyBooth/Batch. DailyBooth was a venture-backed social media startup that Pokorny led for three years as CEO. Before this, he was a partner at SV Angel upon the launch of the firm. Prior to SV Angel, Pokorny was a founding team member and partner at Baseline Ventures, a leading seed-stage investment firm. Before joining Baseline, he spent close to four years at Google, holding various positions within the content partnerships team and direct sales organization. He’s also held various roles in sales operations and finance at Juniper Networks, TIBCO Software, and Applied Materials. Pokorny’s first angel investment was in Twitter. He is also a personal angel investor in Square, OMGPOP (acquired by Zynga), Tweetdeck (acquired by Twitter), Milo (acquired by eBay), Chomp (acquired by Apple) and others. He has advisory positions with Ooyala (acquired by Telstra) and Rupture (acquired by EA). At SV Angel, Pokorny originated investments in companies such as Instacart, Patreon, Mesosphere, Credit Karma, and Foursquare.
submitted Mar. 25, 2017 5:06P
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Mowrer, Stig

Stig Patrick Mowrer ’06 married Elizabeth Brette Allen and on Feb. 17 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Alisa Fuentes, a staff member in the City Clerk's Office, officiated. The bride, 32, who goes by Brette, helps manage advertising for luxury fashion brands at Google in Manhattan. She graduated from the University of Colorado. She is a daughter of Frances M. Allen and John M. Allen of Sanibel Island, Florida. She is a descendant of Henry Jarvis Raymond, the founding editor of The New-York Daily Times, which later became The New York Times. The groom, 33, who goes by Patrick, oversees the development of apps at Updater, a company in Manhattan that helps with tasks related to moving. He is the son of Kerstin M. Brunnstrom of Gothenburg, Sweden, and Jacques E. Mowrer of San Francisco. The couple met in 2013 at a mutual friend's party in Brooklyn. 

submitted Mar. 25, 2017 6:00P
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Carter, Kevin

Kevin Carter ’09 is a general partner of SV Angel, a San Francisco–based seed fund. He joined the firm upon launch in 2009. At SV Angel, Carter originated investments in Snapchat, Pinterest, Casper, GroupMe (acquired by Skype), and Sunrise (acquired by MSFT), and works particularly close with Remix, FarmLogs, Amplitude, and Optimizely. He was included in Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 in 2012 and 2013. He is also on the Engineering Advisory Board at Santa Clara University. Prior to SV Angel, he worked in the Private Equity Group at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). At SVB, he was a part of the Entrepreneur Services and Venture Capital Relationship Management Groups and helped with diligence and cross-platform relationship efforts. Before SVB, Carter worked at Affinity Circles, Inc., where he performed sales and client account management. While at SCU, he worked closely with the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, founded the CIE Mentor Program, and was awarded “Outstanding Student Entrepreneur.”

submitted Mar. 25, 2017 5:09P

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