EC1 Capital

Greg Rogers


Greg is currently a managing director at Techstars, the world’s leading accelerator programme for early stage technology startups.  His focus is on FinTech, running a London-based programme sponsored by Barclays.  Prior to joining Techstars, he spent eleven years in New York City as an entrepreneur and senior manager.  Most recently, he was CEO and co-founder of Pictela, a next generation rich media technology company that was acquired by AOL in 2010.  While also managing Pictela's fifty employees, Greg served as AOL's Senior Vice President of premium advertising. 

Beyond his entrepreneurial endeavors, Greg has been actively involved in both investing and corporate governance.  His angel portfolio includes technology companies spanning HR, advertising, education, SaaS for small business, and financial services. 

Greg holds a BA from Harvard and an MBA from UCLA.  His ambition is to see London become the next hub for global technology innovation.