New Haven-based Elm Street Ventures is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm in which Yale University is the largest investor. Founded in 2006, Elm Street Ventures has invested in 21 companies to date and co-founding many.
Rob served on the Operating Board of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI) from its inception in 2007 through its absorption by Tsai CITY in 2017. He is on the Investment Committee of the YEI Innovation Fund, which Elm Street manages. Rob has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University and an Master of Public Policy and Management from the Yale School of Management, where he is an Executive Fellow and helps teach courses on entrepreneurship.
Rob serves as Chairman of P2 Science and is also a board member of SeeClickFix. He is Elm Street’s observer on the boards of Arvinas, Inc. and Device42. Previously, he served as a board member of AxioMx, ShareGrove, and Retail Optimization Inc. and served as an observer on the boards of Affomix, BioRelix, and Metagenomix.
Prior to Elm Street Ventures, Rob ran an infrastructure business and helped found several startups. Earlier in his career, he was a venture capitalist with Rothschild Inc. and Investor AB.
Rob will join Startup Grind to discuss his entrepreneurial journey and the lessons he’s learned.
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