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Jake is an entrepreneur and Angel Investor. Jake started his entrepreneurial journey in 2006 when he started his first tech company, an online hosting platform for podcasters. A year later he sold it to a publicly traded company. Along with Crowdfund Research, Jake is the Managing Partner at Venture Formations.
Samantha is currently the creative director for Venture Formations. She has worked with numerous startups helping create pitch decks, along with deal flow analysis for Venture Formations.
Todd helps entrepreneurs with challenging legal issues facing their businesses. For almost 20 years, Todd has provided legal advice on business formation, angel and venture financing, contracts and buying and selling businesses. Todd enjoys working with technology companies, including those in cleantech, energy, food and agtech, IoT and manufacturing. Todd also represents investors in early stage companies and has been involved as a co-founder in a number of start up companies.
Todd Mortenson is an accomplished executive with experience leading high growth ventures in addition to serving as a board director. Mr. Mortenson has played a leading role in the launching ventures across multiple industries from Real Estate to Hospitality to Manufacturing to Oil & Gas to Industrial Equipment to High Tech. Todd received his MBA with a concentration in Venture Management from the University of Saint Thomas and his Certificate of Director Professionalism from the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Greg Beaufait is a partner at Dundee VC, an early-stage venture fund focused on leading seed investments in Midwest software and e-commerce companies. Dundee VC has $40M under management across 3 funds, with it's latest, $23M fund announced in 2016. Dundee typically invests $250,000-$750,000 in rounds of $500,000-$2,000,000.
Harry is responsible for growing humble ventures network of investors and originating deal opportunities that fit humble's investment criteria. Harry, a 4x founder, brings transferable skills and experiences in managing an accelerator, venture capital and early-stage startup operations.
Sam has spent time as a private equity analyst and in business development, gaining expertise in due diligence and startup growth. Currently, he is working on his second company in the medical space and also splits time as a Startup Weekend and TEDx organizer.
David Peteler has over 30 years of experience as a corporate and finance lawyer. His areas of practice include: corporate, finance, technology, venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions. In 1992 he formed the Peteler Law Office, focusing on emerging growth companies in the technology, manufacturing, consulting and service sectors.
Meghan McClelland in an angel investor and crowdfunding enthusiast. She works with OAF, a community supported, professionally managed, investor-driven venture fund investing in the most promising startups and early-stage growth companies in Oregon and SW Washington. Her specialties include software, storage, data, security, and HPC. She has a background in computer science and enjoys working with startups on everything from engineering to finance and strategy.