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Ryan W.


San Francisco, CA
Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Member since:

February 28, 2012


What type of company are you looking to start?

I am doing a few things: I am advising a sporting gear company with financial forecasting + managerial accounting, which will be seeking funding soon. I am potentially investing for equity in a local San Diego company, I looking for ways to quickly set up an investment fund that I will run, and I have lots more rolling around in my head that some day needs to hit the market: from web platforms to physical product. I intend to make incubation my life, but am just getting started. But, right now, I'm still holding down my day job.

What skills do you bring to the table?

I am a jack of all trades. I am an industrial designer by training with 10 years in design and design strategy at consultancies and large corporations. (see linkedin) I am currently an MBA student in my second semester. CCA's design strategy MBA which gives me some foundation in managerial accounting, capital law , communication etc. I am also a very good futures and options trader which means any money I have multiplies.

What skills in a cofounder are you looking for?

I am currently not looking for a cofounder, but will take invitations.

Are you open to joining another team?

Absolutely, but as you can tell, I am on a lot of teams.

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I live a few lives: as a design strategist in a major consumer electronics company. I am also an expert futures and options trader and an MBA student. I am currently beginning to switch my career into angel investing / entrepreneurial activities.

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