Impact is built and driven by leaders who feel a responsibility and duty to improve our civic life and discourse. They come from various backgrounds with differing views and perspectives but all share the common bond that objective analysis, open minds, and hard work are the key ingredients to progress.

Nic Poulos

Nic is a Partner at Bowery Capital based in New York. He focuses on investments in enterprise cloud software, with particular experience in machine learning, supply chain & logistics, healthcare IT, and vertical SaaS. Prior to forming Bowery Capital, Nic worked as an Associate at AOL Ventures, where he helped drive investment in and support of over 20 early-stage technology companies.

Before AOL Ventures, he served in a strategy role in AOL, leading various business development initiatives for the company’s ad tech and video properties. Nic began his career in technology Investment Banking at GCA Global (fka GCA Savvian), where he supported M&A and private financing advisory as an Analyst in the firm’s Internet group. Nic holds an A.B. from Princeton University.

What causes are you most passionate about?

Democracy & Elections, Healthcare, Climate, Jobs & Wealth Inequality, Human & Animal Rights, AI Safety

If you could make one improvement in the world what would it be?

Universal Political Self-Determination

What ideas or efforts do you think will or have changed the world the most?

General Artificial Intelligence