Clarke Miyasaki is the Managing Director of Kickstart Seed Fund and has a history of success in start-up and early-
stage investment environments. Most recently, Clarke served as the Global Vice President of Business Development
at Skullcandy, which went public in July 2011. He joined Skullcandy in early 2008 when there were 18 employees and
oversaw several initiatives that helped grow the company to over $230 million in revenue in 2011. Prior to Skullcandy,
Clarke was the Vice President of Business Development at Logoworks from August 2004 - April 2008 and helped
with the acquisition by Hewlett-Packard for $57 million in April 2007. Joining on the ground floor of Logoworks
and developing several strategic partnerships that spurred Logoworks' rapid growth, Clarke positioned Logoworks
for a successful sale to HP. Partnerships included Staples, eBay, Network Solutions, HP, Legalzoom and Intuit.
Clarke joined vSpring Capital in 2002 during a very active investment period for the fund and opened up vSpring’s
first satellite office in New Mexico with Paul Ahlstrom. Clarke also helped develop many of the initial modeling and
diligence tools. Prior to vSpring, he worked as a financial analyst for Ford Motor Company. Clarke received a B.S.
in Finance from Brigham Young University and is an active angel investor, as well as serving on the boards of
Ecoscraps and Dropship.com.