The Team

The Team

🦾 Our Founders

Michael Spiro (@mspiro3)

  • Senior at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Incoming Investor at JMI Equity
  • Founder of WashU Entrepreneur Society
  • Former Investor at Equal Ventures and Ground Up Ventures
  • Former Intern at Intello

Other content:

Roshan Chandna (@roshanchanda)

  • Junior at Washington University in St. Louis
  • President of WashU Entrepreneur Society
  • Former Investment Analyst Intern at Octahedron Capital
  • Former Product Intern at Rubrik and Sumo Logic

Roshan's content for The Takeoff

Lukas Steinbock (@lukassteinbock)

  • Senior at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Incoming Growth Marketing Analyst at BlueSprig
  • Co-founder at USocial
  • Former Intern at Impac Mortgage Corp. and Ingalls & Snyder

Lukas's content for The Takeoff

πŸ”₯ Our Contributors

Gaby Goldberg (@gaby_goldberg)

  • Senior at Stanford University
  • Investor at Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Former Investor at Chapter One

Gaby's content for The Takeoff:

Yash Gaitonde (@ygaitonde)

  • Engineer at Jupiter (YC S19)
  • Incoming Freshman at University of Michigan

Yash's content for The Takeoff:

Shaheel Mitra (@ShaheelMitra)

  • Senior at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Former Summer Analyst at Adage Capital Management and IndieBio

Aruni Soni

  • Sophomore at Columbia University
  • Founder of The Unorthodocs
  • Freelance Writer for The Des Moines Register

Aruni helps us with our Podcast Production!

Lila Shroff (@LilaShroff)






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