We're builders and tinkerers, technical nerds, branding geeks, and sales. We eat, breathe, and sleep startups and venture. And we're the next generation of this industry - DRF's student partnership's acceptance rate is lower than Stanford, Harvard, and Yale. Come join the fam.
Dorm Room Fund's full-time team that runs the fund and student programs.
General Partner, Dorm Room Fund, First Round Capital, Intersection, City of Los Angeles.
Operating Principal. Formerly product at Chief, Accelerator lead at Techstars Web3, Talent at Venture for America.
Our investment partners seek out, vet, and back the best student-run companies across the country -- don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Scaling impact through entrepreneurship and technology.
Ramp. Formerly Anduril, Roblox, and Lumos.
DoD. Intel Capital. HBCUvc.
Stanford GSB. Formerly Google Payments and Forbes.
Floe. Formerly MIT Langer Lab, Air Liquide.
Nika is passionate about democratizing access to capital and championing innovation that aspires to create a better, more equitable world.
Insight Partners. Formerly Morgan Stanley and COS.
Spree, TroyLabs. Formerly Falkonry.
Stanford GSB & Harvard Kennedy School. Formerly Quona Capital, African Leadership Group and Deloitte.
Santiago is a former telenovela actor from Mexico, previous startup founder and now a Computer Science student at Stanford.
Tribe Capital and Spectrum Equity. Formerly Bowery Capital and Standard Metrics.
Drem, Formerly Harlem Capital & Goldman Sachs.
I am an impact-driven student-athlete and founder at Cornell passionate about making change through venture capital and entrepreneurship, and I am so excited to be a part of the DRF Team!
J.D. candidate and Texan interested in investing, corporate structure, and asymmetric opportunities.
UiPath. Formerly Sezzle and Dotdash.
Lifelong learner. Hustle Fund, Draper Associates. Formerly Menlo Ventures and AWS.
Formerly Facebook, Nvidia, Skale Education.
Weill Cornell Medicine, Bioventure ELabs. Formerly Blueprint.
Building the go-to platform for building company culture, starting with helping teams book, co-ordinate and evaluate in person events and investing in B2B Saas, marketplaces and dev tools.
An engineer with a passionate to innovate, collaborate and speculate.
Avi has spent the past two years on both the operations and venture side of the startup ecosystem and loves talking to founders who are working on solving problems that will change the world.
Spelman Alumna. Formerly Goldman Sachs, Tesla, Intel, & BCG Digital Ventures.
An impact-driven builder at heart who is fortunate to have witnessed the power of weaving empathy into product development and design.
I'm an artist and art appreciator passionate about breaking stigmas and building culture for those who have been historically left out.
Formerly Evercore, Permira, Charlesbank, and Oaktree.
Yale Entrepreneurial Society. Formerly Alumni Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures, SOSV, Chinaccelerator, MOX Accelerator
James is a product designer and student at Columbia studying Computer Science and Political Science.
Yale MBA, Blueprint Track grad, formerly Charles Schwab & fighter for representation in tech and VC
Tianchimed founder. Moonshot Beijing. Currently learning about the intersection of BCI, AR/VR, and crypto.
MD @ Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator, EE, CS, and Business at UC Berkeley. Formerly PayPal, Samsung, Estée Lauder, Bloccelerate, and Ahura AI.
Darya is a native San Franciscan with a passion for entrepreneurship and has worked as both an investor and operator prior to pursing her MBA at Columbia.
Our operators-in-residence support our investment partners and founders alike with strategic, technical, and operational expertise.
Head of Design. Product Design at Meadow. Previously at Reddit, GBH, and the Columbia Daily Spectator.
PM. Artist and engineer with delusions of international stardom.
Head of Community and Partnerships. Undergrad at Harvard fascinated by community design, consumer psychology, and modern retail.
Founder Ops. Former accountant turned VC turned tech nerd, MBA at UCLA Anderson.
Co-Head of Engineering. Previously at Pahdo Labs, Microsoft and Volley
Head of Social. Formerly Icebreaker.vc, Plug and Play, Van Wickle Ventures.
Editor In Chief. Formerly Lazard Tech (M&A), Kajabi, On Deck (Catalyst), Acorn Genetics
Co-Head of Engineering. Amazon, MLH. Formerly Intonation Ventures, Stanford Medicine.
Head of Marketing and Communications. Slack Technologies. Formerly Muse Capital and Quirk Money.