Mentors are the glue to our startup community

Our vast network of mentors have developed a startup community with a "pay it forward" mentality. We realize how important mentors are to the community. Venture Out doesn't exist without them.

Our mentors are comprised of leading technologists from fast-growing startups and Fortune 100 companies like Amazon or Microsoft. Each mentor is hand-picked from our application process.

Our network of founders-turned-mentors have been in your shoes.

They can provide the insights, support, and sounding board you need

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Aaron Bird
CEO
Stealth
Abhishek Suthan
Co-founder and CEO
Pulse Labs
Adam Coccari
Portfolio Development Lead
M12
Adam Mangone
CEO
Mangone Ventures
Annie Parker
Global Lead Equity and Inclusion
Microsoft for Startups
Arean van Veelen
Co-founder and Strategic Advisor
OfferUp
Aviel Ginzburg
General Partner
Founders' Co-Op ; Simply Measured
Benn Bollay
CTO
Fusebit
Bradley Dillon
Manager, Product and Vendor Management
Amazon
Brewster Stanislaw
Head of Product
Google
Brian Adams
Startup Business Development
AWS
Brian McNaboe
Chief Technology Officer
Volt Athletics
Bryan Hale
MD, Incubator
Allen Institute for AI
Carter Rabasa
Founder and CEO
Fizbuz
Catherine Mulcahy
Portfolio Development
M12
Chris DeVore
Managing Partner
Founders' Co-op
Cory Finney
Partner
Greater Colorado Venture Fund
Dave Parker
Founder and CEO
Trajectory
David Adams
Founder & CEO
Sniffspot
Diego Oppenheimer
Founder & CEO
Algorithmia
Feliks Kravets
Founder
LinkiBag inc
Felix Livni
CEO
Schedulista
Geoff Harris
Managing Partner
Flying Fish
Hartley Riedner
Head of Operations
Docugami
Hart Williams
Senior Wealth Advisor
Bessemer Trust
Javier Soto
Angel Investor
Grubstakes
Jamie Finney
Partner
Greater Colorado Venture Fund
James Chivers
Software Engineering Manager
Apple
James Newell
Partner
Voyager Capital
Jay Dave
Group Product Manager
Qualtrics
Jean Paoli
Founder & CEO
Docugami
Jessica Nguyen
Chief Legal Officer
Microsoft
Jian Wu
Managing Partner
W&W Capital
Joey Aquino
Angel Investor
AWS Startups
John Lauer
CEO
Zipwhip
Ken Horenstein
Co-Founder
Venture Out
Kirby Winfield
Founding General Partner
Ascend VC
Kwame Boler
Co-founder and CEO
Neu
Kyle Sandburg
Principle Product Manager
Amazon
Matt Hallett
Co-founder
Botany.io
Matt Hammersley
Co-founder and CEO
Novel Effect, Inc.
Melissa Eamer
COO
Glossier
Micah Baldwin
General Manager
Popdog
Michael Li
Founder & President
The Data Incubator
Mike Miller
General Partner
Liquid2 Ventures
Natalie Niadj
Operating Partner
Poly Math Capital
Natty Zola
Partner
Matchstick Ventures
Omri Bahat
Executive; Entrepreneur; Angel Investor
OLT Capital LLC
Ondrej Hrebicek
Co-founder
Iteratively
Pablo Brown-Rodriguez
Strategic Initiatives
Amazon
Prem Kumar
CEO
Humanly
Ravi Grover
Startup Generalist
Ex-Facebook
Rob Eldridge
Managing Partner
Tapas Capital
Ryan Broshar
Partner
Matchstick Ventures
Ryo Ishizuka
Co-founder
Mercari
Samar Parikh
Co-Founder
D8A Driven
Sarah Boden
Chief Growth Officer
Beeline Mobility
Sean Sternbach
Co-founder
Venture Out
Scott Rockfeld
Founder
Stealth
Sharad Agarwal
Principal Researcher
Microsoft Research
Susan Preston
Managing Partner
SeaChange Fund
Taylor Black
Incubator & Fund Operations
Intellectual Ventures - Invention Science Fund
Timothy Chen
Essence VC Fund; Hyperpilot
Managing Partner
Trip Edwards
Co-founder and VP of Strategy
Attunely
Will Gordon
Co-founder
Latchel
Yoko Okano
Co-Founding General Partner
First Row Ventures
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