Alex Moore focuses on incubating projects and strengthening the 8VC portfolio. Prior to joining 8VC Alex was a startup operator for 12 years. Alex was the 1st employee and Director of Operations at Palantir Technologies
, a data analytics company, growing the team from one room to 350 people, $100mm in sales. Alex co-founded Backplane, a social media analytics company, and NodePrime, a cloud automation company which was acquired in 2016 by Ericsson.
After his operator career, Alex invested in over 20 seed-stage companies. Alex incubated Augmenta Bioworks, a drug discovery platform, at Stanford University in 2016. Alex also advises Sila Nanotechnologies, a battery materials company. Alex graduated from Stanford University in 2005 with a BA in Economics.