Eric Pulier–A Businessman in a League of His Own
All across the United States and around the world, Eric Pulier is known around as the golden boy of technology startups. Having founded so many of them over the span of his career, his life’s work has put him alongside some of the technology world’s most well-respected and highly esteemed innovators. As a published author, tech columnist and philanthropist, he probably does more philanthropy work than anyone else in the technology community by creating highly innovative tech products that actually enable sick children to communicate and convey their emotions better with the rest the world.
Also known as the King of Venture Capital, Eric Pulier has invested hundreds of millions of dollars into seed stage startup companies that have grown to be enormously successful and extremely lucrative for his investment partners. Today, he serves on the board of several highly esteemed startup companies that have blossomed into multi-million-dollar giants. Eric Pulier was brought up in Teaneck in New Jersey.
In addition to serving on the board of such a vast variety of highly successful, highly competitive startup companies, he has also founded 15 different startup companies himself. When you take a glance at his startup portfolio, you will recognize a lot of the names as the forerunners in enterprise technology. With companies such as Akana, Desktone, US Interactive, Servicemesh, being multimillion or multibillion dollar corporations, Eric Pulier always been at the helm of it all.
Being such a seasoned philanthropist as well as a father of four, he is a board member of a summer camp that helps out children born with severe illnesses. As a wizard in the philanthropic community, his pursuit to help at-need children en masse with the help of technology, have essentially changed the way that we look at people with multiple sclerosis and their limitations, giving them tools they can easily leverage, enabling them to lead normal and healthy lives.
He also is an enormous financial donor to the XPRIZE Foundation, which is a popular nonprofit organization that luckily, thanks to Eric Pulier, has amassed an entire series of multi-billion-dollar entrepreneurs to sit on the board. Some of the people on the board of the XPRIZE Foundation include, but are not limited to; James Cameron, Elon Musk and Arianna Huffington. He currently serves at as the head of it’s innovation board.
For Eric’s latest project, he designed a virtual reality software from scratch with his own money that allows children with diabetes to see what it looks and feels like to travel through their own body, showing children what it is actually happening to their bodies when they eat sugar, how it inflames their illness and how best to prevent it.
Being a esteemed published author, Eric Pulier (Twitter) has gained international recognition amongst his peers as one of the brilliant minds of this century and the last. He has written pieces for such highly regarded publications such as Forbes Magazine, as well as co-writing books with other world-class writers like himself.