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Thoughts on corporate VC from the team at Touchdown Ventures, the leading provider of managed venture capital for corporations.
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Editors
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Greg Maiatico
Touchdown Ventures
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Scott Lenet
Venture capitalist founder of Touchdown Ventures & DFJ Frontier, USC & UCLA adjunct professor, father of twins, Philly sports Phan, Forbes contributor
Go to the profile of Selina Troesch
Selina Troesch
Touchdown VC Senior Associate. Venture Capitalist. USC MBA. Silicon Valley Native. Swiss Miss. Lifelong Dancer.
Writers
Go to the profile of Scott Lenet
Scott Lenet
Venture capitalist founder of Touchdown Ventures & DFJ Frontier, USC & UCLA adjunct professor, father of twins, Philly sports Phan, Forbes contributor
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Selina Troesch
Touchdown VC Senior Associate. Venture Capitalist. USC MBA. Silicon Valley Native. Swiss Miss. Lifelong Dancer.
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David Horowitz
Founder & CEO at Touchdown Ventures (manager of corporate venture capital funds)
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Eric Budin
Director at Touchdown Ventures…interests in innovation, start-ups, travel, social justice, food and sports (Michigan/Philly)…father of two teenage girls
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Deborah Zajac
Venture Investor at Touchdown Ventures
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Brett Kadesh
venture investor at @touchdownvc focused on consumer: retail, products, commerce, health, and packaged goods.
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Greg Bergamesco
Venture capitalist at Touchdown Ventures, and proud father of two boys. ND alumnus and fan for life.
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Will Geiger
VC investor at Touchdown Ventures. UCLA Anderson MBA and USC Trojan.
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Jack Taylor
VC @Touchdown_VC. Prior stint in the NYC venture world. Proud @InSITEFellows, @Wharton, & @DukeU alum. Avid NY Giants fan and lifelong learner.
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Rich Grant
Founder/VC @ Touchdown Ventures; proud alumnus of Wharton, UCSB, Comcast, Sony Pics & Lehman Bros. Huge Angels, Eagles & Lakers fan.
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Brian Laegeler
Principal @ Touchdown Ventures (Chicago, IL)