Co-Founder & Fund Director of Inception Micro Angel Fund
Rich Kramarik is a co-founder and Fund Director for the Inception Micro Angel Fund – RTP
(IMAF-RTP), which is part of the North Carolina IMAF network of funds.
His career includes Fortune 500 executive level experience in general operations, sales,
marketing, engineering, and IT, with companies such as AT&T, LTV, Sprint, and Progress
Energy. He has also been an active entrepreneur with numerous startup companies, as
both a founder or member of the founding executive team. Rich launched five East Coast
data centers as part of a startup ‘outsourced managed services’ company, later sold for
$200M. As CEO/Founder of JESSOFT, he developed a proprietary healthcare software
solution that fulfilled National Cancer Institute requirements for hospitals tracking the
diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.
He is currently the Founder/Managing Partner for Research Triangle Business Advisors,
which provides executive coaching and mentoring services to startup and small/medium
businesses. Substantial career experience in managing all facets of a business, including
strategic and tactical planning, funding, and total P&L responsibility provides RTBA clients
with a ‘real world’ perspective on major business issues.
Rich is also the founder and current President of the Triangle Accredited Capital Forum, a
North Carolina-based network of Angel Investors.
Rich volunteers his support to local universities by participating in various MBA programs
and initiatives, providing insight and support on case study evaluations, business plans,
presentations, etc. He has an Economics degree and has completed an extensive AT&T/
MIT series of courses in the field of Information Technology. Rich and his wife live in Cary.