Tom Serres

CoFounder of Animal Ventures, Entrepreneur, & Technology Executive

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  • Tom Serres`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Tom Serres`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken


  • Travels From

    California, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

The Looming Blockchain Revolution

The Cause Economy - Purpose in Your Business

Embracing Failure: The Journey of Entrepreneurship

The Do’s and Don’t of Starting Up

Designing Disruption: He Who Dares Wins

About Keynote Speaker Tom Serres

Tom Serres is a seasoned entrepreneur, public speaker, and technology executive. He is Co-Founder
of Animal Ventures, a is venture studio and consultancy focused on building startups, educating
executives, and designing comprehensive strategies to help large companies, governments, and
SMEs take advantage some of the most advanced technology companies coming into the market.
Animal Ventures focuses on tech companies operating in verticals such as Blockchain, Digital
Platforms, Artificial and Augmented Intelligence, and Internet of Things.

Tom is the host of a new tech show called Tech on Politics, a personal experiment to interview some
of the greatest minds in technology, media, venture capital, and government about the convergence
of technology, politics, and government.

Tom’s first company, Rally, was the largest political fundraising platform in the United States. In 2013,
Tom was named one of America’s Most Promising CEO’s under 35 by Forbes Magazine for his work
with Rally. In a few short years, Rally hosted 70,000 organizations and grew to nearly a billion dollars
in fundraising volume.

In June 2012, Tom made history by raising Rally’s $7.9 million Series A venture capital round — the
largest ever — entirely online. As one leading tech publication put it, Rally’s founder decided “to put
his desired-money where his mouth was and raise the cash online.”

Tom’s been recognized by
Campaigns and Elections Magazine with their Innovator Award in 2012 and as a Rising Political Star.
He has appeared on CNN, ABC News, CNBC, and Fox News


If you want to be inspired, to understand what it takes to have
true passion and beat impossible odds, you will take the
opportunity to listen to Tom Serres and learn from him. He
speaks honestly, straight from the heart, and has had his share
of phenomenal successes and setbacks along the way. He has
the wisdom to frame that into business and life lessons for
young and old entrepreneurs alike.

Karen Richardson

Board of Directors British Telecom, Board of WorldPay, Board of Directors San Francisco Opera, Board of Directors Exponent

Tom Serres is a leading pioneer bringing innovation
and technology to the new cause economy, which is
going to be the next big thing in philanthropic

Mark McKinnon

Senior Media Strategist, Vice Chairman Hill & Knowlton, Co-Producer of The Circus, Co-Founder of No Labels

Rally was an important force in the world of
crowd-funding, especially for causes and
campaigns. Tom’s been a significant leader,
operator, and change-maker in the world of

Reid Hoffman

Founder of Linkedin, Partner Greylock Capital


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