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Bruce N. Barron


Bruce is an advisor to the BrightEdge Fund and a partner /co-founder of Origin Ventures.

He previously served on the GrubHub Board of Directors. In addition, he serves on the boards of the Illinois Venture Capital Association, the Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities and Israel Cancer Research Fund Chicago and International Chapters. Bruce was named a Crain’s Chicago Business Tech 50 member in 2013.

Bruce has served as President/Chairman CEO and/or CFO, from time to time, of the following companies: Gynex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to what is now known as Savient Pharmaceuticals in 1993), Pharmatec Inc. (merged with Pharmos Corp. in 1992) and Xtramedics, Inc. (merged with Athena Medical Corp. in 1994). Bruce assisted in guiding these entrepreneurial, public companies through their early stages to their ultimate sales or mergers with larger companies.

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