The Student Partnership

Our Team

We're builders, tinkerers, technical nerds, and so much more. We eat, breathe, and sleep startups and venture. And we're the next generation of this industry.

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DRF Co.

Dorm Room Fund's full-time investment team who run the fund and student program

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Molly Fowler

Yale University

General Partner, Dorm Room Fund, First Round Capital, Intersection, City of Los Angeles.

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Caroline Toch

Vanderbilt University

Operating Principal. Formerly product at Chief, accelerator lead at Techstars Web3, talent at Venture for America.

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Mariell Abalos

Saint Louis University

DRF Co. EA

Investment

Our student investment partners seek out, vet, and back the best student-run companies across the country -- don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Secil Altintas

Harvard (HBS)

Tech enthusiast with previous experience in consulting, operating and investing

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John Azubuike

Wharton

John is an investment professional with history of working on both early-stage venture capital, fund investments, and leveraged buyout deals.

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Ananya Chadha

Stanford

Hoping to invent technology and business to help the world :)

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Andy Chen

University of Oxford

Healthcare, life sciences, AI person :)

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James da Costa

Stanford GSB

Builder at heart - all things fintech, ai and the intersection between them!

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Jon Cullom

UC Berkeley Haas

Passionate about allocating venture capital to promote transparency and accessibility in healthcare, technology, and finance

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Danny Delaney

Harvard (HBS)

Passionate about building healthy, affordable, clean communities. Runs on PB&J.

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Archika Dogra

Princeton University

Junior at Princeton studying computer science with a passion for social innovation, product development, educational equity, and dogs.

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Shubhan Dua

UC Berkeley

Punjabi FIFA enthusiast dabbling in Blockchain sometimes

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Noelle Durkin

Stanford GSB

Noelle is a GSB MBA student with an operating background who is excited to pivot into early stage VC investing.

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Lindsay Esterman

Emory

Lower the world’s cortisol. Past lives: engineering @ Neo, Tara AI, Shimmer.

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Joshua Fang

Harvard

I'm an engineer and investor that loves spending time with ambitious people who bend the curve of the future.

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Andrew Fang

Stanford

Stanford CS. Previously Omniscient Labs.

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Zaid Fattah

Yale University

Zaid is interested in software and systems but motivated by stories and service.

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Denny Gabriel

Baruch College

Passionate about underrepresented founders building a future through innovation. Actively exploring Fintech, Climate tech, and Enterprise software

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Grace Gerwe

Yale University

Relentlessly focused on redesigning society's relationship with health, deeply connecting with high caliber people and pursuing the extremes of the human experience.

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Elana Golub

MIT Sloan

Operator passionate about innovation in fintech, education, and professional services.

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Remy Gordon

Harvard (HBS)

Energized by working through difficult problems with smart people. Will inevitably talk about his love for the midwest!

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Jules Grelot

Northeastern University

Avid learner! Sharing passion and love! Always happy to meet new people!

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Deshani Gunathilake

NYU Stern

Former product manager passionate about tech that serves underrepresented groups and markets.

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Adithya Gurunathan

Georgia Institute of Technology

Deeply passionate about technology and solving humanity's pressing problems in climate and healthcare spaces.

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Linda He

Harvard

building and investing in technology that changes the world :)

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Santiago Hernandez

Stanford

Santiago is a former telenovela actor from Mexico, previous startup founder and now a Computer Science student at Stanford.

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Sydney Hertz

Columbia Business School

Sydney is an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School whose background is in investing and consulting in media, technology and e-commerce enablement businesses.

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Rebecca Hutman

MIT Sloan

Making the places we live and work affordable, healthy, and climate friendly; fueled by laughter, disciplined hope, and chocolate chips.

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Lauren Huttner

Northwestern

Exploring the intersection of creator, consumer, community and media

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Zach Jaffe

Northwestern

Kellogg MBA / MS in Design Innovation student passionate about enterprise software, go-to-market strategy, and the NY Mets and Rangers

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Rachel Kazungu

UC Berkeley Haas

I would describe myself as a go-getter and someone who faces challenges head-on while being adaptable to changes.

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Brett Kim

Harvard

Curious; always searching.

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Ganesh Kolli

Northeastern University

relentless optimist building a better world for all!

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Jacques Laine

Wharton

Jacques is a musical artist and strategist looking to change the face of the music industry through emerging technology.

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Christina Liang

Duke

Curious about people, languages, and climate tech. Formerly Oaktree and Blue Collective.

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Tony Liano

University of Notre Dame

San Francisco native interested in storytelling and consumer behavior.

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Sriya Mantena

Stanford

Energized by deep tech solutions that prioritize human outcomes and responsible impact.

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Mattia Mauro

Stanford

A curious, international physicist obsessed by the world's fundamental challenges

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Adanna Mogbo

University of Pennsylvania

Constant learner and try-er of all things related to health and innovation.

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Sean Nissenbaum

NYU Stern

Learning and building towards a more meaningfully connected future; chocolate chip cookie connoisseur.

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Gilles Nkana

Columbia Business School

Building bridges across perspectives and cultures.

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Moritz Pail

Harvard

I'm a founder, engineer, and investor who's passionate about finding ways to make an impact.

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Aaron Pickard

Chicago Booth

Loves solving hard problems that make a difference, building communities, and supporting nontraditional students. It’s not rocket science!

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Nithanth Ram

Carnegie Mellon University

Master of None - always seeking growth and learning. Currently at Deepgram. Formerly Baseten, Abacus.AI, Roku. Building HostLabs.

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Lena Renshaw

NYU Stern

Computer science grad passionate about using technology for social impact, particularly through climate and energy.

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Marc Rizk

MIT

Passionate about the intersection of finance and Deep tech.

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Matan Roet

Harvard (HBS)

Tech head with AI and cloud expertise, crazy about sports and snowboarding!

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Catalina Romero

MIT

A Colombian-American MIT Mechanical Engineering student in love with ultramarathon running, soccer, traveling, and building cool things!

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Karmini Sampath

Wharton

Passionate about Consumer x Tech. Formerly Nike, The Bridgespan Group, US State Department

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Aryan Shah

Emory, Georgia Institute of Technology

Exploring all things Fintech, Deeptech and Enterprise :)

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Kunal Sharda

Carnegie Mellon University

Product at ServiceNow. Formerly Numerator, Picus Capital, OpenAI.

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Hriday Sheth

UC Berkeley

Hriday is a former startup founder and Berkeley Engineering Junior who is interested in software, transportation, and technology in emerging markets.

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Nimisha Shinday

Wharton

Passionate about driving positive change at the intersection of tech, consumer and wellness.

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David Stavis

Baylor University

Empowering the creation of inclusive organizations and human-centered tech

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Zachary Swidey

University of Pennsylvania

Motivated by conceptual elegance. Exploring deeptech, AI/ML, and abstract nonsense. Biotech VC at Pillar.

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Zoey Tang

Wharton, Cornell

A daredevil passionate about democratizing financial services.

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Rui Tang

UCLA

A global citizen, investor, and operator, passionate about catalyzing human potential through technological innovation and an ardent adventurer at heart.

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Royce Tiger

Yale University

Yale Entrepreneurial Society. Formerly Alumni Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures, SOSV, Chinaccelerator, MOX Accelerator

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Eugenia Trakal

Arizona State University

Energized by hustlers bridging gaps and building across B2B SaaS, FinTech & cross-border ventures.

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Ananth Veluvali

Stanford

I'm a Stanford sophomore and aspiring lifelong entrepreneur with several exits.

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Matthew Vine

Columbia Business School

Lehigh IBE, Columbia MBA interested in deeptech and working at the nexus of emerging technology and corporate innovation. LGM.

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Diana Voronin

MIT

EECS, scalable quantum computing research, and mentorship at MIT. Exploring frontier tech, fintech for financial inclusion, and the future of human-computer interaction.

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Ashleigh Williams

Wharton

Ashleigh is a MBA student at the Wharton School, who is originally from the DMV area and she is passionate about all things finance, cooking and traveling.

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Oliver Ye

UC Berkeley

interested in fast things and making things faster :)

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Andrew Yu

University of Pennsylvania

Climate, games, music, and seismic shifts.

HQ

Our operators-in-residence support our investment partners and founders alike with strategic, technical, and operational expertise.

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Kabir Jolly

Stanford

Stanford CS. Excited to leverage tech to tackle our biggest challenges!

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Celina You

Duke

Jack of all trades, master of some. Building celfstudio.