New U Venture Partners
Joel joins NUVP as Vice President from Western Governors University (WGU), where he served as the Strategic Investments Manager for the University Development team. Prior to WGU, Joel founded CMX Capital where he invests in blockchain and other early stage tech companies that are reimagining business models to provide more equitable access to opportunity. He has invaluable experience analyzing, investing, and advising early stage companies.
Joel started his career as an investment banker in the Real Estate and Tech, Media, and Telecomm (TMT) groups at Goldman Sachs. There he focused on M&A transactions, IPOs, and other capital raising transactions.
Joel holds a bachelor’s degree in Financial Economics from Columbia University. He briefly attended Harvard Business School before leaving to found his own company. Joel is SEO Summer Class of 2012. Joel is bilingual (Spanish and English), and is conversational in Mandarin and Portuguese. Joel now resides in Salt Lake City.
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