Touchdown 2023 Promotions

Growth at Touchdown

Jane Simons
Risky Business
Published in
2 min readApr 25


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Six months ago we published an article about our core company values. These values provide a code of conduct for how we work with all stakeholders in the corporate venture capital ecosystem. They also serve as criteria for evaluating candidates interviewing for our open jobs. Perhaps most importantly, Touchdown’s values serve as an essential reference supplementing quantitative job performance metrics when deciding on promotions for our team.

Touchdown’s unique “venture capital as a service for corporations” business model includes launching multiple new CVC funds every year. As a result of this rapid pace, individuals on our team must quickly grow their skillsets, confidence, and responsibilities. All of this necessitates a relentless focus on professional growth and improvement.

We are proud to celebrate Touchdown’s people and their accomplishments by announcing the following promotions:

Rahul Daryanani — Principal

Laure Fischer — Principal

Aubrey Chappellet Flagler — Associate

Kevin Jones — Principal

Harout Nazerian — Senior Associate

Isabel Senior — Associate

Matthew Shackelford — Principal

Jack Taylor — Director

AJ Tomas — Associate

Eileen Wixted — Operations Senior Associate

Please join us in congratulating Rahul, Laure, Aubrey, Kevin, Harout, Isabel, Matthew, Jack, AJ and Eileen; and stay up to date on other news from Touchdown by signing up for our quarterly newsletter.

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Jane Simons is Head of Operations at Touchdown Ventures, a Registered Investment Adviser that provides “Venture Capital as a Service” to help corporations launch and manage their investment programs.

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