Router Ventures Founder and Startup Community Builder Jeff Slobotski Joins High Alpha as Entrepreneur in Residence

by High Alpha

Slobotski’s addition to the High Alpha team continues to expand High Alpha’s network and impact across the Midwest.

INDIANAPOLIS — Dec. 12, 2017 — High Alpha, a leading venture studio, announced today that Jeff Slobotski has joined the company as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Slobotski is a nationally recognized investor and entrepreneur who founded Router Ventures in 2014 and co-founded Silicon Prairie News and Big Omaha.

“Jeff’s passion and experience in supporting founders and building startup communities is remarkable,” said Kristian Andersen, Partner at High Alpha. “Jeff is one of the best relationship builders we know, and I’m confident that he will have an outsized impact on our portfolio as he brings the full weight of his knowledge, experience and network to High Alpha.”

​Slobotski will continue to serve as Managing Partner at Router Ventures, a​ seed ​stage​ venture firm whose portfolio includes High Alpha Studio companies Quantifi and Zylo. Prior to founding Router Ventures​, Slobotski launched​ and grew ​the digital media and events company Silicon Prairie News and organized the annual midwest startup conference, Big Omaha.

“I’m excited to be joining the High Alpha team – having seen firsthand High Alpha’s impact on their portfolio, the city of Indianapolis and the SaaS industry. High Alpha’s ability to launch and scale startups in the Midwest is unparalleled,” said Slobotski. “This is a unique opportunity for me to bring my experience to High Alpha and partner in launching another high-impact technology company.”

As an entrepreneur in residence, Slobotski will work alongside High Alpha leadership to develop and launch a new High Alpha portfolio company. To learn more about open career opportunities at High Alpha and their portfolio companies visit

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