Cohort 1 included 17 investors (~0.5% accepted) that formed five deal sourcing teams: Big Data, Consumer, Enterprise, Marketplaces, and Robotics. Cohort 1 sourced over 850+ companies and selected 4 companies to invest in.
View Cohort 1's Portfolio Companies.
Cohort 1 Deal Sourcing Teams
Big Data Team
After VU: Joined as an Investment Associate @ Esports Venture Capital Fund - Konvoy
After VU: Went back to Stanford University to finish undergrad
After VU: Joined as a Venture Fellow at Venture University and is interviewing with venture capital and private equity funds
After VU: Continued to work on his startup Mesearch
After VU: Received admission into London Business School for his MBA and started working at TrueAI / TypeGenie, an AI powered writing platform, then worked at Balderton Capital (London's top VC firm)
After VU: Joined as a Venture Fellow at Venture University, and is looking to pursue business development roles
After VU: Developed his investment fund thesis and is raising his own venture capital fund.
After VU: Went back to Wharton Business School to finish MBA, continues to angel invest, and is looking to potentially raise a seed fund focused on Healthcare
Angel investor in real estate tech and healthcare
Finishing MBA at Wharton, majoring in Health Care Management & Finance, where she was awarded the merit-based Kaiser Fellowship
Previously worked on multi-billion dollar global M&As for a $40B conglomerate in India
After VU: Joined a multi-billion dollar private equity buyout fund, Trilogy, focused on enterprise software companies
After VU: Received a job offer to join Morgan Stanley in Wealth Management while finishing MBA. Actively interviewing with venture capital and private equity funds.
After VU: Founded LTX VC, and joined Stat Zero's investment team
Andrew Van Nest
After VU: Joined as an Investment Associate at Blumberg Capital
After VU: Joined as an Analyst at VU Ventures Partners
After VU: Joined Visionful, a 500 Startups Portfolio Company, as a Co-Founder & CMO
After VU: Went on to undergrad at DePaul University
After VU: Joined an an Investment Analyst at Fenox Venture Capital
Studied Business & Digital Entrepreneurship at USC, where he co-founded two companies
After VU: Continues to angel invest & joined as a Venture Fellow at Venture University