Startup Stage Judge
Brad has extensive background in venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, significant financial modeling experience and private equity as an associate at Morris, Manning & Martin (MMM). He will be able to help companies understand the impact a financing round might have on their cap table, pro-formas, and option pools, among other considerations.
As an entrepreneur, Brad was co-founder and chief operating officer of Dedo.ai, a health technology company.
Prior that, he served as COO of Aces Health, a startup with a focus on complex clinical trials. In that role, he not only gained the operating experience of leading a startup, but also the experience of navigating complex regulatory environments and communicating these intricate details to investors in a way that was easy to understand.
At Aces Health, he led the financing rounds and raised approximately $2.5 million for the company through a variety of instruments, including SAFEs (simple agreement for future equity), convertible notes, warrants, and preferred shares.
A St. Louis, Missouri native, Brad has a joint law degree and MBA from Emory University, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
Presented by the Advanced Technology Development Center, fledgling founders with their sights set on starting new companies take to the stage in this Geekend tradition. Following a Shark Tank-style format, founders will pitch before a panel of judges…and a live audience. Only one will take home the prize: bragging rights and $1,000 to help start […]