The Team Behind RoughDraft.vc

 
 

RoughDraft.vc



Yesterday, a new Boston based fund launched within the local college scene called RoughDraft.vc.

This fund is financed by General Catalyst, but the investment decisions will come from students at Harvard, MIT, Tufts, Boston University, & Babson with the goal of providing seed funding (few hundred to $20K) to college entrepreneurs.

So, who is involved?

Peter Boyce - Harvard




Peter Boyce is a well known and very active student entrepreneur within the local Boston tech scene.

He is a student at Harvard and he's involved in a variety of companies and initiatives like Skillshare, Hack Harvard, Harvard Ventures, etc.

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Zachary Hamed - Harvard



Zach Hamed is a junior at Harvard studying Computer Science.  He created AidAide.com, a "TurboTax for financial aid," during his freshman year.

He sits on the board for Hack Harvard and he also plays an active role with the Harvard Innovation Lab and Harvard College Venture Partners.

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Emma Tangoren - Boston University





Emma Tangoren
is a junior at Boston University studying Public Relations and Sociology.

She has experience working as an intern with foursquare and Uber.

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Delian Asparouhov - MIT




Delian Asparouhov is a student at MIT studying Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

He is on the board of MIT StartLabs and was the co-founder of FanFuser.  He also has experience working at Square.

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Edward Burnell - MIT






Ned Burnell is a junior at MIT studying Mechnical Engineering.  He is the founder of the MIT Design Forum

He is also one of the founders of a non-profit startup called PEN (Practical Energy Netwok).

John Brennan - Tufts



John Brennan is a student at Tufts, who is taking a break from his studies to join Price Intelligently

John has also been involved in a couple of startups to include Universally and Navlit.

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Ryan Dawidjan - Babson




Ryan Dawidjan is student athlete (lacrosse) from Babson.

He is currently working with the Blank Label team.  He's previously spent some time at EverTrue and Performable (acquired by HubSpot).

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Bilal Zuberi - General Catalyst



Bilal Zuberi is a Principal at General Catalyst and a very active member of the Boston startup scene. 

He will be one of the main advisors representing General Catalyst for RoughDraft.vc.  You can check out more info from his blog post on RoughDraft.vc located here.

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Nitesh Banta - General Catalyst




Nitesh Banta is an Associate at General Catalyst focused on early stage technology businesses.

He is also serving as one of the main advisors from General Catalyst to the RoughDraft.vc team.

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