Sitting Down with Mark Skapinker: Entrepreneur
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CJN | JORDANA SKURKA | JULY 25, 2016

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One can be a successful entrepreneur as well as give back to the community, Mark Skapinker, co-founder and managing partner of the venture capital firm Brightspark Ventures, which invests to build and grow promising early-stage software companies, said.

Skapinker is from Johannesburg, South Africa, where he and many of his friends joined Habonim, the Zionist youth movement. “It was a way for us to be able to express some type of alternative life to what we saw around us”, in apartheid-era South Africa, “without being arrested and sent to jail.”

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