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Morton Collins

Morton Collins, American venture capital company executive. Member of Barnegat Light Yacht, Princeton New York, Small Business High Technology Institute, National Venture Capital Association.

Background

  • Collins, Morton was born on January 28, 1936 in Somers Point, New Jersey, United States. Son of Morton and Emily (Swan) Collins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Delaware, 1958. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, 1963.

    Career

    • Consultant Esso Research & Engineering Company, Linden, New Jersey, 1965—1966. Chief executive officer Science Research Princeton, 1966—1968. President Data Science Ventures, Inc., Princeton, 1968—1974.

      General partner DSV Associates, 1974—1981, DSV Partners IV, Princeton, since 1981. Director Tandem Computers Inc., Liposome Company, Alkermes Inc., Kopin Corporation, Applitek Corporation. Member New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.

      Trustee University Delaware Research Foundation, Princeton Day School. 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1963-1965.

    Membership

    Member of Barnegat Light Yacht, Princeton New York, Small Business High Technology Institute, National Venture Capital Association.

    Connections

    • Married Eva M. Karacsony, May 24, 1969. Children: Lisa, Maria, Kristy, Melissa.
    • father: Morton Collins
    • mother: Emily (Swan) Collins
    • spouse: Eva M. Karacsony
    • children: Lisa Collins
    • Maria Collins
    • Kristy Collins
    • Melissa Collins
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    • 1958
      University Del.
    • 1960
      Princeton University
    • 1965 - 1966
      Consultant, Esso Research & Engineering Company
      Linden, New Jersey, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      chief executive, officer Science Research Princeton
    • 1968 - 1974
      president, Data Science Ventures
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1981
      general partner, DSV Associates
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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