Alexander Mashinsky

Managing Partner

12 past transactions

Intelligo Group

Series A in 2017
Intelligo is on a mission to democratize trust by giving investment firms advanced capabilities to run comprehensive background checks. The first of its kind, our automated SaaS platform leverages AI and machine learning to tackle the complexities that otherwise define the industry. Intelligo Clarity™ provides wide data coverage to improve the accuracy of background checks and offer timely and intelligible results, allowing investors to make informed decisions exactly when they need to. Our proprietary technology sifts through millions of records, analyzing disparate data points and determining patterns, producing comprehensive reports that are coupled with the human touch.


Post in 2017
Orgenesis Inc. offers biotechnology solutions focusing on cell and gene therapies (CGTs). The company's Point of Care (POCare) platform includes three enabling components: a pipeline of licensed POCare Therapeutics that are processed and produced in closed, automated POCare Technology systems across a collaborative POCare Network. It focuses on identification of new therapies and leverages its POCare platform to provide a pathway for these therapies to treat patients. Additionally, the company’s Network brings together patients, doctors, industry partners, research institutes, and hospitals for the clinical development and production of therapies. Orgenesis Inc. was formerly known as Business Outsourcing Service, Inc. and changed its name to Orgenesis Inc. in August 2011. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Germantown, Maryland.


Series A in 2001
Elematics, formerly known as QOptics, is the leading provider of multi-carrier, multi-vendor control plane software that maximizes carrier revenues and minimizes expenses by providing the industry's first software solution for real-time network control and connectivity in global communications networks. The company's unique Intelligent Network Control Plane(TM) allows carriers to provision network connections in real-time, as well as offer new services, recover stranded assets, and seamlessly integrate next generation and legacy transport equipment. By helping carriers do more with what they have today, Elematics is changing the face of global communications.


Series A in 2008
GroundLink is the next generation car service. We are your local car service everywhere, rolling in every U.S. city and 110 countries. We arrive on time, guaranteed or the next ride is free. The whole process is easy. Order the closest car or schedule a future ride online, on one of our apps, or even via phone. Track their drivers turn by turn on their mobile app. Paper vouchers? No way. Get your receipt in your inbox before leaving the car. Forget what you know about car service. GroundLink: Your Driver is Here.

Local Matters

Series D in 2008
Local Matters offers a suite of solutions for online publishers of local information, which consistently help them achieve their business goals, including traffic and revenue growth, and a better return on investment. We provide online publishers, such as directory publishers or online real estate listings, with localized web site portals that successfully connect consumers to rich content. In addition, we achieve broader exposure for clients, advertisers and agents through syndication and search engine marketing. For business directories, we help publishers establish and manage web site portals that successfully engage and connect consumers with local businesses, as well as achieve broader exposure for advertisers. For real estate clients, we build web site portals that engage consumers to drive leads and facilitate agent and home selections.


Venture Round in 2012
Acqui-hire by Priceline /


Post in 2013
Tellabs is leading the future of networking with access solutions for today, poised to deliver services for the future. From entertainment and telecom in the home to patient information in healthcare, from financial data to homeland security: fast and secure access has never been in more demand. Tellabs’ sole focus is to deliver secure, scalable, sustainable access to optimize network performance. Tellabs has delivered carrier-class access solutions to our service provider customers for more than two decades. We are now expanding that leadership, defining the future of networking across enterprise, government and telecom to keep people connected. Tellabs Technology is there, from the critical last mile to the flexibility of the cloud. Tellabs backs its access solutions with the Tellabs® Services Suite, a collection of Training, Professional Services and Support Services that are easily customized to meet specific needs. For more information about Tellabs, visit

Venture Round in 2012’s crowdsourced workforce and mobile data collection technology give businesses a new way to measure and improve their retail execution. Our crowdsourced workforce is ready to complete audits and provide merchandising services at retailers located anywhere in the US, and at any time. The results of their work are documented with our app and include time stamped, GPS validated back up photos. Results are available in real time on your custom dashboard, giving you instant access to store-by-store data.

Transit Wireless

Series B in 2009
Transit Wireless offers DAS networks for underground stations in the New York City subway system; Wi-Fi services for public, private, and business applications; and fiber business solutions. The company has a license to design, deploy, and operate an independent, open-access wireless network to provide coverage in the New York City subway system’s underground stations. Transit Wireless designs and builds Distributed Antenna System (DAS) networks globally which serves as a neutral host to the subway system's wireless technology. Base stations of wireless carriers that have contracted with Transit Wireless to provide voice and data service to their customers in underground New York City subway stations are located at a Transit Wireless Base Station Hotel in order to connect to its radio interface and optical distribution system. A Network Management System monitors the service, detects problems, and provides alerts so that technicians can be dispatched if necessary. Transit Wireless’ Wi-Fi offers free and subscription-based consumer internet connectivity, media and content delivery, wholesale and roaming services, cellular offload, private networks, and M2M connectivity. The company provides several fiber optic connectivity solutions, including Ethernet, dark fiber, Internet, wavelengths, and carrier-neutral co-location. Transit Wireless is partnered with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and New York City Transit (NYCT). The company’s wireless and W-Fi network enables coverage and passenger access to transit apps, location-based applications, rider awareness campaigns, local business support, E911, and support for NYC Transit Authority Services. The project of providing wireless and W-Fi connectivity to the subway system is structured in seven phases. Transit Wireless launched the first official phase of the project in April 2013, which included 30 stations in the Midtown and Upper West Side areas of Manhattan. Phase 2 was launched in October 2014 covering the entire borough of Queens and several stations in Manhattan, including Bryant Park, Herald Square, and Grand Central Terminal. The entire 279 station project is expected to be completed by 2017. Transit Wireless was founded in 2005 and is based in New York, United States.


Seed Round in 2018
Since 2015, Gooroo has provided personalized tutor matches, exceptional online courses, and expert educational resources. As an official vendor and partner of the NYC and Texas Department of Education, we use cutting edge technology to solve the problems of a fractured education system to promote quality education for all. Gooroo Courses is a collection of curated video content produced by enthusiasts, educators, professionals and specialists covering Academics, Arts, Lifestyle interests and more! With over 500 courses available and new content added every day, Gooroo Courses provides opportunity for anyone to learn anywhere, anytime.

Novatel Wireless

Post in 2015
Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a provider of wireless broadband access solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Our solutions enable the mobile workforce to increase productivity, improve operational efficiencies and maintain a competitive edge. Novatel Wireless delivers a broad range of high-quality, 3G wireless PC cards, ExpressCards, USB modems, embedded modules, fixed and mobile terminal solutions and communication software to wireless network operators, distributors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and vertical markets worldwide. Our solutions provide mobile marketplace with secure and convenient high-speed access to corporate, public and personal information through the Internet and enterprise networks. We also offer our extensive technical expertise to our customers to facilitate the use and integration of our products. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless has been issued 30 technology patents and has established partnerships with leading telecom operators, infrastructure providers and device manufacturers around the world. Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL.


Venture Round in 2015
IronPlanet is an online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets. IronPlanet connects buyers and sellers of used equipment. It has built a database of more than 3.3 million registered users worldwide. IronPlanet connects buyers and sellers of used equipment with its exclusive IronClad Assurance equipment condition certification and family of brands, including IronPlanet, GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy and Equipment AuctioneersSM, and Asset Appraisal ServicesSM. Since 2000, IronPlanet has built a database of more than 1.4 million registered users worldwide. It was formerly known as and changed its name to IronPlanet in November 2009. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.