LAUNCH is proud to be supported by some of the most influential entrepreneurs in the world. These industry leaders offer up their time to work closely with LAUNCH startups each year. This is a major piece of what makes the LAUNCH experience so meaningful and impactful for participating teams.

Steven Horowitz
Steven Horowitz

Founder and Principal, Ovidian Group

Kathy Benemann
Kathy Benemann

CEO and Founder, Kiyo Innovations

Darren Cooke
Darren Cooke

Investor, Life Science Angels

Kal Deutsch
Kal Deutsch

Founding Investor & Advisor at The Batchery

Robert Dunkle
Robert Dunkle

CEO, Scimagix

Steve Felter
Steve Felter

Venture Advisor, Skydeck

Gopal Krishnan
Gopal Krishnan

Vice President (Marketing, Strategy & Operations), Symantec Corporation

Patrick Lee
Patrick Lee

Co-Founder of Rotten Tomatoes

Jin Lee
Jin Lee

CEO, Qidza Foundation

Norman G. Litell
Norman G. Litell

Banking Executive

Phil Mitchell
Phil Mitchell

CEO, Incubato Consulting

Peter Molloy
Peter Molloy

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Berkeley-Haas

Peter Mantas
Peter Mantas

Board of Directors, Acrossio

John Matthesen
John Matthesen

COO, BUILDBINDER

Steven Ramirez
Steven Ramirez

CEO, Beyond the Arc, Inc

Alta Sparling
Alta Sparling

Marketing Consultant

David Torrence
David Torrence

VP, Strategy at Red Ventures

Jack Tsai
Jack Tsai

Entrepreneur and Advisor

Mike Vladimer
Mike Vladimer

Co-Founder, IoT Studio at Orange Silicon Valley

Ben Wilson
Ben Wilson

Senior Director of Healthcare Strategy, Citrix