Mark has 25 years' experience as entrepreneur and manager in the telecommunications software industry and is a co-founder of Eden Ventures. In 1991 he co-founded Metrica Systems, which became the leading supplier of performance management software to the telecommunications industry. During his time there Mark grew sales from zero to $28m, winning over 150 customer installations worldwide. Metrica was acquired by ADC Telecoms in 1996. Mark subsequently co-founded Smartgroups, one of the first communities web sites, (acquired by Freeserve for $95m), and Cramer Systems, which emerged as the leading supplier of inventory systems to the telecommunications industry (acquired by Amdocs for $425m). Mark was awarded the VC Personality of the Year Award, 2007, by Investor AllStars.