Griffin is an undergraduate studying Management Information Systems at San Diego State University. He has worked in sales at a litigation finance startup and financial planning at a large entertainment company based in Los Angeles. During his free time, he loves to draw, play the acoustic guitar, cook, and create stories.
Annabelle is a sophomore at Yale University studying Computer Science & Economics and Energy Studies. She is an avid debater and hackathon organizer curious about social entrepreneurship, sustainable finance, and global affairs in East Asia. In her spare time, Annabelle loves baking, food photography, and writing poetry.
Minh is a mechanical engineering student at Northeastern University with an ambition to work in climate tech and tackle climate challenges. Minh enjoys working with startups and supporting the founders on their journey and has experience in fundraising and business development. In his free time, Minh enjoys food hopping around the city, going on long runs, and cooking with friends.
Long is an MBA Candidate at The Wharton School with extensive interdisciplinary knowledge of technologies and entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, project financing, financial modeling, and due diligence. Prior to starting his MBA at Wharton, he led the AI Accelerator summer program of 2018 at JD.com. As the CTO of Syntech Bioenergy, a $15 million search fund company, he raised $8M.
Charles Qu is an NYS CPA, a skilled tax professional with more than a decade of experience in federal and state income taxation. Charles comes with a strong technical background in partnership, S corps, and C corporate taxation. He has rich experience in managing client relations at all levels, working directly with clients to understand their business objectives and providing them with cost-effective solutions. Charles currently works as a Partner at STAR TAX & ACCOUNTING INC (www.NYStarTax.com), aiming to provide high-quality tax and accounting services to Individuals and Small Businesses. Charles previously worked at AIG Tax Department and EY.
AltaClaro, the leading experiential training platform for lawyers, secures $2.5M series seed preferred financing round to expand unparalleled training & development platform for the legal industry. The financing round was led by Bryce Catalyst, a leading legal tech fund whose General Partner Cary Burch is the former Chief Innovation Officer of Thomson Reuters. Learn more here.
Mi Terro is a company that takes agricultural waste and processes it into proteins that can be used as a plastic replacement, animal feed and much more. The company just raised $1.5 million to start scaling up production. Astanor is the lead investor in Mi Terro’s $1.5 million round, which valued the company at $10 million. Read more here.
Modality.AI, Inc., a San Francisco digital health startup that has developed a conversational AI system remotely assessing neurological disorders using speech and facial gestures, announced today the acquisition of Grey Matter Technologies (GMT), whose NLP technology interprets patient-reported symptoms of neurological diseases. Full article here.