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Charles Belle

Founder, Startup Policy Lab

Charles Belle is an attorney and founder of Startup Policy Lab, a think tank for the startup community. He is the former Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation Law, at UC Hastings and researches the intersection of law and early stage companies. He is an appointed public member of San Francisco’s Committee on Information Technology (COIT), was the lead researcher on the procurement reform study at Code for America, co-founded a mobile app, is a Startup Weekend Organizer, and known to friends and family as an avowed denimhead.