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Positioning Diverse
Talent in Venture Capital

Whether you are looking for an associate or principal, we ensure you attract diverse talents with the relevant background and experience.

 Meet the 2019-2023 Fellows

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Miglena Georgieva

Angel Investor, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Sarah Chan

Experienced Operator, 

and Aspiring Corporate Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Oscar Arias 

Experienced Edtech operator 

and Aspiring Edtech Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Shade Reid

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Healthtech Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Sebastien Celestine

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Joseph Kao

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Supply Chain Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Jasmine Rose

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Sofanit Mesfin

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Desmond Lawley

Tech Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Jossy Rodriguez

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Tania Olamide-Kotun

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Climate Tech Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Katherine Shiao

Experienced Proptech founder and aspiring Fem-tech/wellness investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Aurore Lanchart

VC Manager at OSS Ventures, Early Stage Investor and Startup Mentor 

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Fairuz (Sara) Zein

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Healthcare Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Dina Gazayerli

Consultant, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Nikita Vadsaria

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Healthtech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Jordan Cohen

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Edtech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Verdon Gupta

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Real Estate Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Emily Yeung

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Bevan Chingono

Venture Scout and Aspiring Private Equity Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Devin Abraham

Founder, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Real Estate Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Surayya Walters

Founder, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Edtech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Prajakta Jagtap

Startup Founder, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Madeline Hall

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Healthcare Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Baillie Allen

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Syleste Davis

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Perry Montgomery

Product Manager, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Whitney Williams 

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Hassan Muhammad

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Healthcare Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Astrid Arias 

Background in Financial Services 

and Aspiring Fintech Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Javonty Hunter

Experienced Financial Advisor  

and Aspiring Fintech Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Abdulkarim Alodeh

Fintech Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Fintech Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Charles Zhang

Tech Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Fintech Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Kevin White

Product Manager, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Samantha Lo

Experienced Startup Operator, 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Joshua schoen

Startup Operator, Angel Investor Active Venture Scout 

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Nadia Al-Banna

Experienced Startup Operator,

and Healthcare Innovation Expert

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Cristina Lao Peregrín

Scientist, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Kayemba Mvula

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Valencia Cooper

Software Engineer and Aspiring Early Stage Edtech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Atleena Jino (she/her)

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Climate tech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Shane Thawer

Experienced Operator, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Eden Mandell

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Fem-tech/Wellness Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Parichita Chakraborty

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Healthcare Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Juan Balcazar

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Fintech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Karla Brollier

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Climate Tech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Malik Saunders

Data Scientist, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Julian Sanchez

Investment Banker, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Iñaki Pedroarena-Leal

Venture Scout, Operator and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Santiago Hernandez

Data Analyst at Bloomberg, Venture Scout, Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Devon Dudley

Tech Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Jordan Guthman

Experienced Investment Banker

and Aspiring Fintech Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Feven Solomon

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Aaron Hopkins

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Healthcare Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Isaiah Duque

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Consumer tech Investor

Fall 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Mohammad Yassin

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Shreyaa Narasimhan

Strong Consulting Background,

open to B2B SaaS VC Opportunities

Summer 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Chin Kuo

Healthcare Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Eduardo Marchena

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Dr. Vacha Patel

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring Healthcare Investor

Spring 2023 Cohort (Remote)

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Alexander Johnson

Startup Operator, Venture Scout 

and Aspiring B2B SaaS Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Sabia Wade

Early Stage Fem-tech Investor

and Serial Entrepreneur. 

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Elijah Barlue

Startup Founder, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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M. Daya Bean

Venture Partner at Mech Ventures, Good Council and Startup Mentor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Alberto Negrellos

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Healthcare Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Azriel (A.Z) Nicdao

GenZ VC, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Sharif Tarver

Operator, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Brandon Castaneda

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Fintech Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Amir Abed Rabo

Venture Scout and Aspiring Growth Stage/Private Equity Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Fizza Nadeem

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor in EMEA

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Brittni Abiolu

Experienced Operator, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Fall 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Robert Yang

Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Web 3 Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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John Matthews

MBA Candidate, HBS, Operator and Aspiring Healthcare VC

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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George Le

Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Scout and Aspiring Early Stage Investor

Summer 2022 Cohort (Remote)

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Richi Kanu

Early Stage Investor and Associate at Next Play Capital

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Yongxi Tan

M&A at Binance, President at Cardinal Pictures and Aspiring VC.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Neilda Pacquing

Experienced PM, VC at Westwood Ventures, Nasdaq Milestone Maker

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Zuby Onwuta

Founder at Think and Zoom, Disability Advocate and Angel Investor.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Chiung-Jung Cheng

MBA Candidate, Forte Fellow and Aspiring Healthcare VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Nia Johnson

Venture Investor at Polymath Capital, Product Manager and Podcast Host

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Kanayo Okolo

Founder, Consultant, and Venture Capital Analyst at Serval Ventures.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Emily Schwartzman

Private Equity Analyst Intern at Cavan Legacy Capital 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Hanna zhang

Postdoctoral Researcher at Joslin Diabetes Center, Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Palkin Zed

SVP Lean Engineering at Citi, Aspiring Private Equity Investor 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Jose Lizana

Experienced Management Consultant and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Vicky Qiu 

MBA and Forte Fellow interested in Corporate Venture Capital

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Oladapo Ajayi

Venture Capital at Serval Ventures and Experienced Product Manager. 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Troy Sweeney

Associate at Netcapital, Aspiring Consumer VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Sam Poon

Experienced in Corporate Finance and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Chandra Manivannan

Analyst at Accenture and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Maher Santarissy

Program & Venture Manager at

Plug and Play Tech Center

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Melissa Castro

Chief of Staff at Graffito SP, Founder and CEO at La Conexión

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson 

Associate at OpenView and

HBS 2+2

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Chana Bodner

Chana Bodner

Experienced in Finance, Management and Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Luke Cantor

Luke Cantor

Student at WU, EVCA Fellow, and Aspiring Venture Capitalist

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Caleb Choi

Caleb Choi

Product at Shipt, Student at Johns Hopkins University 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Nigisty Lulu

Nigisty Lulu

Project Manager at Siduma Therapeutics, Aspiring Healthtech VC 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Robert Ricketts

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Venture Developer and Attorney at Law Offices of Robert A. Ricketts

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Ian Qantglass

Ian Quetglas

Co-Founder & Investor @ SBIG, USC Marshall MBA Candidate

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Andres Balcazar

Andres Balcazar

Consulting Professional at Oliver Wyman and Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Paulina Szyzdek

Paulina Szyzdek

Angel Investor, VC at How Women Invest and VP at Republic

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Tony Cueva Bravo

Angel Investor, Investment Partner at Doom Room Fund.

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Brianna Cochran

Brianna Cochran

Associate, Disney Corporate Innovation & Partner, Coyote Ventures

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Camille Serelus

Camille Serelus

MPH Candidate at BUSPH & Vencapital Fellow

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Valentin Joseph Panaguiton

Valentin J. Panaguiton

Management Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, and Aspiring VC

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Rafael Tavarez

Rafael Tavarez

Venture Fellow at Watertower Ventures, MBA Candidate at USC 

2021 Cohort (Remote)

Charlotte B Pearlstone

Charlotte B Pearlstone

Investor Relations at SVB Capital and Aspiring Fintech Investor

2021 Cohort (Remote)

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Brandon Andrews

Founder, Executive, Angel Investor and Venture Partner at Republic.

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Loenardo Arrango

Strong Venture Capital background,

interested in Embedded Finance 

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Melanie Gonzalez

Experienced in Investment Banking, Strategy and Corporate Finance.

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Khalig Howard

Experience in Finance, Management and Private Equity

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Titi Naomi Tukes

Consulting Professional at Accenture, Aspiring Consumer VC

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Angelica Johnson

Business Development Manager at Root Inc, interested in venture

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Jonathan Brown

Healthcare Consultant at Oscar Health, interested in venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Keitha Pansy

Experienced Finance and Investment Management Professional

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Christine Cloonan

Investor Relations Professional, and Board Member at Kid's in Tech

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Divya Demato

Founder, Consultant, experienced in Supply Chain Sustainability

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Michelle Alen

Finance, Operations, Acquisitions at startups and large corporations.

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Joyce Zhang

Healthcare Consultant, Growth Equity and Venture Finance Professional

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Bradley Schlesinger

Accounting, Cooperate Finance, and Interested in Venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Riti Patel

Experienced Financial Professional, Ex-Grow, Mobility & business strategy

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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John Zamora

FinTech, Financial Inclusion, and Early Stage Investing

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Olu Ibrahim

Social Entrepreneur, STEAM Advocate, and Venture Scout

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Elajuwan R. Davis

Experience in Consulting, Finance, and Private Equity

2019 Cohort

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Sophia Definone

Experience in new and emerging market technologies

2019 Cohort

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Victor De Las Casas

Project Manager, Entrepreneur, Innovator and Strategist

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Katharine Stover

Experience in new and renewable energy technologies

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Farooq Hassan

Finance and Investment Management

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Sarah Pawlow

Research and project management in sustainability and development.

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Jiarui Wang

Associate Consultant at L.E.K. Consulting, Fellow Green D Ventures

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Kristen Little

Background in Consulting, Finance, interested in Impact Venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Shihua Wu

Background in Consulting, Finance, and Early stage Investing

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Naureen Abdul Azeez

Healthcare Compliance, Finance, and Venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Jennifer Leight

Experience in Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Growth Equity

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Jordan Aré

Experience in Banking and Finance, interested in Venture Capital

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Marian Omidiji

Strategy and Consulting, Finance and Entrepreneurship 

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Tierno Tall

Experience in Blockchain, Finance and Early stage Investing 

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Brandon Broome

Product Marketing, Business strategy and Venture Investing

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Joshua Howard

Finance, Early Stage Investing and Growth Equity

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Anthony Obi

Project Manager, Entrepreneur and Healthcare Innovator 

2020 Cohort (Remote)

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Myrdell Belizaire

Healthcare Management, with core focus on Pharmaceuticals

2019 Cohort

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Kit Tan

Consulting at McKinsey, Accenture, Sallie Mae SoftBank Robotics, 

2019 Cohort 

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Ian Chabal

Impact Investing and Social Finance, interested in Edtech

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Daniel Coley

Finance and Investment Management

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Makda Kassahun

Management Consulting (DRT)

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Kia Erlenbusch

Experience in Consulting, Finance, and Private Equity

2019 Cohort (Remote)

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Eva Reder

Partner Manos Accelerator via Google Launchpad

2019 Cohort (Remote)