Martin Babinec


Martin Babinec led SAM's series seed investment round through his UpVentures fund and is currently a Board Observer. Martin founded TriNet (NYSE: TNET), serving as CEO (1988-2008) and Chairman till 2010; he remains active as a significant shareholder and TriNet Director.  Martin is an active investor and LP/advisor in several venture funds. He also leads multiple initiatives to build a startup ecosystem across the Upstate New York region through Upstate Venture Connect and around the globe with Entrepreneurs Across Borders.