500 Startups (B25)
500 Startups is a global venture capital firm with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley. 500 Startups is a global venture capital firm with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley with over $454M in committed capital across 4 main funds and 15 thematic funds. 500 Startups 's most notable exits include Animoca Brands , Twilio , and Reddit.


University of Notre Dame Idea Center: Pit Road Fund
Standing for Innovation, De-Risking and Enterprise Acceleration, the IDEA Center is the fundamental resource for all commercialization and entrepreneurial activities at the University of Notre Dame. It provides the necessary space, services and expertise for idea development, commercialization, business formation, prototyping, entrepreneurial education and student entrepreneurial efforts. It is designed to bring the best Notre Dame faculty, staff and student ideas and innovations to market.


Dorm Room Fund Powered by First Round Capital
Dorm Room Fund ia student-run venture fund backed by First Round. We invest in startups where at least one person on the founding team is a student (undergraduate or graduate). Our investment team is run by student leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators across the country.


John McNulty
Angel Investor
Former C-level executives from numerous million-dollar companies both public and private.

Jim Hunt
VC at Lavrock Ventures
Over the next 25 years, Hunt has expanded his portfolio to ~100 early-stage companies before launching Lavrock in 2016.

Brian Hegarty
Managing Director at Sky Castle Ventures
Investing in small companies with significant growth potential, typically in an angel or venture capital round of financing.

Jack Minson
Managing Director at J. P. Morgan
Former Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and current Managing Director at
J. P. Morgan.

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Jackson Jhin
VC at Chicago Ventures
Chicago Ventures are an early stage technology fund that invests $500K-$3M in software and tech-enabled startups.

Ryan Brint
Chairman and CEO at Ryan
Brint is the Founder and CEO of Ryan, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada.

Todd Schurz
President/CEO at Schurz Communications
Strong business development professional with background in family business and investments.