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  • Elon Boms Founder and Chairman

    Founder of LaunchCapital and head of Pritzker/Vlock alternative investments including Snap, Spotify, Adimab, and more.

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  • Cliff Sirlin Managing Director

    Leads investments across country. 4x entrepreneur in 4 different industries. First check into Seamless, InVision, Pond5, and more.

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  • Bill McCullen CIO

    Boston-based investor. Overseen >150 investments since 2008. Former equity analyst and engineer.

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  • Dave Shen Director, SF Bay Area

    Early Yahoo employee who built and ran User Experience and Design for nearly 9 years. Investor in Betaworks, Bitly, and more.

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  • Woody Benson Venture Partner

    Boston-based investor. One of few who has both taken public a >$1B company as CEO (MCK Communications) and first investor in another (LogMeIn, >$5B market cap).

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  • Stefan Pepe Venture Partner

    NYC-based investor. Early Amazon employee and long-time executive. Chair at Door-to-Door Organics. Former CEO at Ideeli (sold to Groupon) and senior leader at Zynga (IPO) and Gilt Groupe.

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  • Patrick Casey Associate

    Supports portfolio companies across the country and executes marketing and deal-sourcing initiatives. Former BCG Associate and Ops Excellence Manager at a meal-kit delivery startup.

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  • Jason Gray Vice President, Portfolio Ops

    Sources and evaluates new investments. Heads portfolio support. Former leader on Obama and Clinton campaigns, and manager at Bridgewater Associates.

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  • Heather Onstott Venture Partner

    Advisor to portfolio companies on financial management and planning, and Chief Financial Officer at Freight Farms.

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  • Konstantine Drakonakis Venture Partner

    Investor in proprietary technology companies in greater NYC region, Chief Strategy Officer at Amastan Technologies, and former professional engineer.

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  • Alice Smith Controller

    Responsible for fiscal operations, portfolio tracking and reporting, administrative and human resource activity at Launch.

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  • Elizabeth Swartz Community Manager

    Manages events and support for portfolio companies and team. LaunchCapital since 2010. Formerly with Techstars.

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  • Edward Coady Junior Venture Partner

    Sources investment opportunities in overlooked markets, and current Chief Marketing Officer at Magnus Textile.

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