David Nussbaum, Chairman of EarlyBirdCapital, Inc. Mr. Nussbaum is the Co-Founder and Chairman of EarlyBirdCapital, Inc., a boutique investment bank in New York City. Mr. Nussbaum was the innovative force behind the creation of the Special Purpose Acquisition Corp. (“SPAC”) financing product. During the 1990s, Mr. Nussbaum’s firm served as lead underwriter for 13 SPAC Initial Public Offerings (“IPOs”). He re-introduced the SPAC vehicle in 2003 and his Company has acted as lead underwriting manager in 97 SPAC IPOs and co-manager in 39 additional SPAC IPOs. Moreover, Mr. Nussbaum has been actively involved in the successful consummation of over 83 SPAC mergers with operating companies.