Kerry Rupp is General Partner at True Wealth Ventures, an early-stage VC fund investing in women-led businesses in the consumer health and sustainability sectors. She also teaches for NSF’s I-Corps program. Kerry was previously CEO at DreamIt, a top-ten US startup accelerator and VC fund, with HealthTech, EdTech, Minority & Women-focused programs. She was the founder of Holiday Golightly, a group travel service for women, and held VP positions at AllRecipes, Jobster, Classmates and LexisNexis. Kerry holds an MBA from HBS and a BA from Duke.
Partner @500startups & Head of M&A. 2x EdTech Entrepreneur, Experience: VP, Business Development & Operations, Tech M&A @goldman-sachs, Private Equity Investor
LearnLaunch CoFounder. Edtech Angel Investor. @chicago Public Schools @avaya @lotus-development-corporation @bcg @harvard-business-school @brown-university
Partner @softtech-vc. Investing in marketplaces, consumer services, SaaS, mobile, edtech, digital health. Marketing, product & consulting in a former life.
Endeavour Vision is a growth investor in exceptional private medtech companies, and an ideal partner for medtech entrepreneurs. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland with a presence in the United States, the Endeavour Vision team comprises experienced investors, seasoned entrepreneurs and medtech specialists, all committed to helping entrepreneurs grow and develop thriving businesses. Endeavour’s latest $275 million fund is fully dedicated to investing in European and US medtech companies that seek worldwide growth and aim to improve the quality and cost of care for patients across the globe.
CEO and Founder of hitomedia, inc. Specialized in supporting edtech and cultural startups.
Stephen focuses on fintech, insurtech, sports tech, travel tech, and marketing and adtech. Prior to Teamworthy Ventures, Stephen led business development as a member of the founding team at MasterStreet, a New York edtech startup. He began his career at Swiss Re Capital Markets and Odyssey Re (a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial). Stephen graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in History and an Ivy League football championship.
Pre-seed angel investor in fintech, biotech and medtech. Evolving interest in Impact Investing.
Universal Commerce Group
Gennadiy Vasyukov is a serial technology entrepreneur and venture investor. He has launched dozens of internet-projects in the markets of Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and European Union countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, Spain, the Netherlands, France, Cyprus, and continues to invest in this direction. He owns and operates companies in the different business areas such as e-commerce, FinTech, EdTech, BigData, machine learning, AI. In the same time, Gennadiy is a senior business manager with more than 20 years’ experience in law, IP rights, business development and consultancy. He used to working on large projects covering multiple sites and countries, and able to manage, motivate and developing successful and productive teams. From 2006 till 2011 Gennadiy Vasyukov was a Supervisory Board Member at Global Spirits Holding (ТМ “Khortitsa”, “Shustov”, “Morosha”, “Blagoff”, “Medovukha”, “Oreanda”) - the largest alcohol holding in the Eastern Europe, which turnover in 2010 was about $1b. In 2010, Gennadiy co-founded a law company «Vasyukov, Ostapyuk & Partners» with offices in Ukraine and USA. In 2012, Gennadiy co-founded the International Internet Holding «Universal Commerce Group». The holding includes more than 25 projects in such areas as E-commerce, Price Comparison, Marketplaces, Job, Recruiting, Automotive, Real Estate, Healthcare, Digital Marketing, Lead Generation, Media and others. Main projects are Aport, Price.ua, Trud.com, Vcene, Modasto. In 2014, Gennadiy co-founded WAYFORPAY. It is the online payment system with 3-D Secure technology that is licensed by the National Bank of Ukraine, National Commission for Financial Markets Regulation and also has the license of the National Bank of the Czech Republic, with a right of electronic money emission. The Company has offices in Ukraine and in EU countries (Latvia and the Czech Republic). In 2018, he has launched a new non-profit project Noblest.org – portal of personnel search for non-profit organizations all over the world. Gennadiy received a PhD in Public Finance and Master of Public Administration and authored the thesis «Provision of Financial Autonomy of Local Self-Government» and 11 research papers. He was rated a candidate master by the Ukrainian Chess Federation and is the prizewinner of Ukrainian judo tournaments.
Anjli Jain is a Managing Partner at EVC Ventures, a $50 million Chicago-based venture capital fund and the Founder & Chairman of Campus Consortium, a global consortium of 2000+ colleges and universities. She was on the Fifth Annual Women's Leadership Forum at Notre Dame College in Cleveland, Ohio and has been on the Board of Directors for the Greater Cleveland YWCA and a few other tech-based entities. Anjli is also on the Chair of Columbia Venture Community (CVC), a non-profit endorsed by Columbia University. In 2011, Anjli was a recipient of the Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club's Northeast Ohio Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shaker Award. She has also been featured among the top women VCs of the United States by Women VC As a female tech entrepreneur, investor and social activist, her goal has always been to inspire and support women entrepreneurs who are interested in revolutionizing the way the world learns. Anjli currently supports a few organizations such as the Chicago Foundation For Women and Inspiration Corporation which helps and assists girls, women and those affected by poverty and lack of opportunity to improve their lives and provide them the necessary support. Anjli is also a frequent commentator and author on the intersection of education, technology, and entrepreneurship. She has been featured globally in platforms like Edtech Magazine, Entrepreneur, Businessworld, Techinasia, YourStory, Business Standard, VC Circle etc. among others. Education Anjli attended the prestigious Horace Mann School in New York City and later received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Columbia University in the City of New York. Current Investments: BlackBeltHelp, Quicklaunch, Unifyed, I-MADE, OculusIT, EdTech Review, BigDeal (Acquired), Milkbasket (Exited at 200% IRR). Investment Focus EdTech, Mobile Apps, SaaS, Cloud, Open Source.
East Los Capital
Emanuel is a founding partner of East Los Capital, a technology-enabled private equity firm. Prior to East Los Capital, he invested at Sunstone Partners focusing on cloud, enterprise IT, cybersecurity, edtech, fintech, healthcare IT, internet, and marketing services. Before Sunstone, he was a Commissioner for Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions. Emanuel's early career experiences include stints at McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Emanuel’s public sector experiences include serving in the U.S. Army and as Special Assistant to Chairman Paul Volcker for President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. A Los Angeles native, he holds a B.A. from Stanford University.