Senior Venture Associate
Ben is a neuroscientist-turned-investor who uses a data-driven approach to identify, research, and recommend investment opportunities. Ben joined the Oregon investment community in 2016 following a 12-year career in academic research. In four years as Program Manager for TiE Oregon Angels and TiE Global Angels, Ben has helped deploy over $7.5 million in global angel capital to 45 startups.
At Elevate Capital, Ben participates in all aspect of investing, from deal sourcing through diligence, negotiation, execution, portfolio management, and fundraising. Ben received his BS in Mathematical Biology from Harvey Mudd, his MBA from PSU, and a Doctorate in Philosophy and neuroscience from University of Florida.
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