We are passionate about helping student entrepreneurs. Beyond being the first check-in, we work tirelessly to provide the support, mentorship, and network founders need to grow their startups. We've built the best community of student investors, operators, and experts anywhere. Come join us.
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.
Chief of Staff @ Dorm Room Fund
Head of Ops & Community at DRF. Formerly product at Chief, Accelerator lead at Techstars Crypto, Talent at Venture for America.
Our operators-in-residence support our investment partners and founders alike with strategic, technical, and operational expertise.
Head of Marketing and Communications. Slack Technologies. Formerly Muse Capital and Quirk Money.
Head of Community and Partnerships. Undergrad at Harvard fascinated by community design, consumer psychology, and modern retail.
Editor In Chief. Formerly Lazard Tech (M&A), Kajabi, On Deck (Catalyst), Acorn Genetics
Head of Design. Artist and product designer at Columbia University who crafts interactive experiences for audiences to engage with and enjoy.
Co-Head of Engineering. Previously at Pahdo Labs, Microsoft and Volley
Founder Ops. Former accountant turned VC turned tech nerd, MBA at UCLA Anderson.
Co-Head of Engineering. Amazon, MLH. Formerly Intonation Ventures, Stanford Medicine.
PM. Artist and engineer with delusions of international stardom.
Head of Social. Formerly Icebreaker.vc, Plug and Play, Van Wickle Ventures.
Our investment partners seek out, vet, and back the best student-run companies across the country -- don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Formerly Facebook, Nvidia, Skale Education.
Nika is passionate about democratizing access to capital and championing innovation that aspires to create a better, more equitable world.
An engineer with a passionate to innovate, collaborate and speculate.
Scaling impact through entrepreneurship and technology.
Charlesbank, JOKR. Formerly Oaktree, Ringle.
Weill Cornell Medicine, Bioventure ELabs. Formerly Blueprint.
Floe. Formerly MIT Langer Lab, Air Liquide.
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.
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!
Yale Entrepreneurial Society. Formerly Alumni Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures, SOSV, Chinaccelerator, MOX Accelerator
J.D. candidate and Texan interested in investing, corporate structure, and asymmetric opportunities.
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.
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
I'm an artist and art appreciator passionate about breaking stigmas and building culture for those who have been historically left out.
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.
Morgan Stanley. Formerly COS.
Formerly Genecloud and CMU.
DoD. Intel Capital. HBCUvc.
Passionate about building and investing in the innovation economy.
Lifelong learner. Menlo Ventures, Draper Associates. Formerly AWS.
Spelman Alumna. Formerly Tesla, Intel, & BCG Digital Ventures.
Startup veteran with a love for investing in solutions to historically low-tech industries.
Drem, Formerly Harlem Capital & Goldman Sachs.
Spree, TroyLabs. Formerly Falkonry.
An impact-driven builder at heart who is fortunate to have witnessed the power of weaving empathy into product development and design.
Santiago is a former telenovela actor from Mexico, previous startup founder and now a Computer Science student at Stanford.
Stanford GSB. Formerly Google Payments and Forbes.
Stanford GSB & Harvard Kennedy School. Formerly Quona Capital, African Leadership Group and Deloitte.
UiPath. Formerly Sezzle and Dotdash.
MD @ Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator, EE, CS, and Business at UC Berkeley. Formerly PayPal, Samsung, Estée Lauder, Bloccelerate, and Ahura AI.
Tianchimed founder. Moonshot Beijing. Currently learning about the intersection of BCI, AR/VR, and crypto.