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Tech exec takes Shelter

StudioXChange founder joins VC firm, incubator

StudioXChange founder and senior exec Bahram Nour-Omid has joined venture capitalist and Web site incubator Shelter Ventures as technology partner.

Nour-Omid is chairman and CEO of below-the-line business dot-com StudioXChange, which recently sold to Netcaster iFilm.

Nour-Omid will guide the technology-focused investments for both the Shelter Ventures Incubator and its venture capital fund, evaluating technology-oriented investment opportunities and assess the viability of emerging technologies.

“Bahram is without a peer in the VC community,” Wall said. “His entrepreneurial vision and technological expertise will help ensure that Shelter Ventures fulfills its mission to lead the charge in the development of emerging technologies and businesses that will fuel the digital revolution.”

“I welcome the opportunity to bring my past experience in Silicon Valley to bear on emerging companies in Southern California,” Nour-Omid declared. Shelter was founded by partners Art Bilger and Kevin Wall. Bilger’s a former vice chairman of Akamai Technologies and former prexy of New World Communications; Wall was formerly an exec at iXL. Fund has $300 million.

Nour-Omid was founder and chief technology officer and director of Scopus Technology.

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