Bloomberg’s first General Counsel Karl Kilb named a Judge at Parallel18’s upcoming cohort

StartupBeat Team
By StartupBeat Team May 15, 2024

Bloomberg’s first General Counsel Karl Kilb was named this week a Judge at Parallel18’s upcoming cohort.

Startups accepted into the program receive $40,000 in funding while participating in its 20-week accelerator program.

Parallel18 is a top-level, performance-driven international innovation hub focused on providing funding, mentorship, business connections, and investment to underrepresented founders around the globe.

Its international acceleration program offers funding opportunities to help startups scale into new markets.

The Parallel18 investor network is composed of hundreds of local and international members, which actively invest in startups from Latin America, the United States, and Puerto Rico. Collectively, Parallel18 graduated companies have raised close to $210M USD in private capital. 

Kilb is the Chairman of Crescite, the world’s first faith-based token, and the founder of MC Identity Solutions, which is building the next generation of the Internet and identity verification companies.

He is also Founder and Chairman of the Fordham University School of Law Entrepreneurial Law Advisory Council and is a Professor of Entrepreneurial Law at the university. 

During his more than 15 years as Bloomberg’s first General Counsel he provided leadership in connection with all aspects of Bloomberg’s businesses worldwide, while building and managing its global Legal and Compliance Department.

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