Sam Perry

Sam Perry
Sam Perry has been a correspondent and editor for Reuters and United Press International, covering business, technology and politics in North America and Europe. From journalist, he moved into investments and management as a venture investor and executive and has been involved in startup high tech companies in Silicon Valley for more than a decade, including Yahoo! and Tesla Motors.

He is President of Ascendance Ventures, which participates in seed stage fundings and was a former corporate venture capitalist for Reuters Greenhouse | RVC.
Sam is active in several nonprofit groups, including E2 – Environmental Entrepreneurs, business leaders supporting progressive environmental policies. Sam is also an alumni member of the Full Circle Fund, an organization of New Economy leaders innovating in a venture philanthropy model to provide expertise and grants to enterprises in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a VISTA volunteer, he worked as a community organizer in the coal country of Mingo County, West Virginia.

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