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Meet our Ecosystem

We are building the largest and most diverse network to advise, support, and angel invest in our Fellows. Join our vibrant community to partner with our founders throughout their entrepreneurial journeys.

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(Just a Few) of Our Amazing Ecosystem Members

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La Mer Walker

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Valence Community

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Robyn Glaser

Senior Vice President
The Kraft Group

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Alex Roetter

Managing Director & Partner
Moxxie Ventures

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Devin Nash

Head of Marketing
Underscore VC

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Dave Cotter

Chief Product Officer

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Surround yourself with incredible peers in one of our Ecosystem Programs

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Visible Designers & Engineers

The Visible Designers and Engineers tracks provide 8-weeks of programming for underrepresented talent in tech who are interested in exploring opportunities with early-stage, venture-backed startups.

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Visible Residents

Visible Residents help guide our Fellows through their entrepreneurial journeys by providing domain-specific expertise and advice throughout the fellowship.

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Discover additional ways to get involved.

Join Our Ecosystem
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Lead Office Hours

Host a session with our fellows around a subject you have expertise in.

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Angel Invest

Invest in our Fellows' early-stage, venture-backed startups.

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Be a Mentor

Provide support and advice to our cohort through our mentorship opportunities. 

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Join Our Speaker Series

Share your knowledge and wisdom with our Fellows or broader Ecosystem.

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Corporate Partners

Partner with Visible Hands

Visible Corporate Partners contribute to building a diverse, accessible, and inclusive sector committed to driving equitable economic growth.

Advisory Committees

Our advisory committees play an important role in providing guidance and recommendations around our cohort selection process, program development, and portfolio construction.

Selection Advisory Committee
Greg Gottesman, Managing Director at Pioneer Square Labs (Co-Chair)
Samantha Simmons, Director, Special Projects at HubSpot (Co-Chair)
Adam Gibbs, Co-founder of The Shade Store
Ananth Kasturiraman, Sr. Director, Global Product Commercialization at
Cate Costa, Vice President at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Debbie Bial, President and Founder of The Posse Foundation
Desiree Wrigley, Executive Director of TechRise by P33 Chicago
Devin Nash, Head of Marketing at Underscore VC
Jason Price, Strategic Partnerships at Salesforce
John Mulliken, Senior Vice President International Retail and Global Merchandising at Wayfair
Karen Kaplan, Chairman and CEO at Hill Holliday
Marcia Chong Rosado, Future of Finance Practice Lead
Matthew Au, Corporate Strategy Analyst at PTC
Peter Nelson, Executive Vice President, Sports at HBO
Terrance Orr, Competitive Intelligence at Dell EMC
Zamawa Arenas, Founder & CEO at Flowetik
Fellowship Advisory Committee
Dave Cotter, Chief Product Officer, Leafly (Co-Chair)
Gina Gotthilf, Co-founder at Latitud (Co-Chair)
Alex Roetter, General Partner at Moxxie Ventures (Co-Chair)
Amira Valliani, Founder & CEO at Glow
Brad McNamara, Co-founder at Freight Farms
Cait Brumme, Senior Vice President at MassChallenge Early Stage
Cara Lynn Kleid, Principal Product Designer at 98point6
Caroline Fay, Product Marketing Manager at Lattice
Daniel Rodriguez, Chief Marketing Officer at Simplr
Derek Bugley, Head of Growth at
Gilad Rosenzweig, Executive Director at MITdesignX
Grace Zimmerman, Professor of Marketing at Brandeis International Business School
Jess Brown, Head of Design at Clutter
Justin McLeod, Founder of Surthrive
Katie Nulty, Client Director at Red Antler
Kayiita Johnson, Senior Product Manager at Cruise
Keenan Corrigan, REI
Lara Zimmerman, Project Manager at GAN
Mike Haylon, Enterprise Sales Leader at Asana
Rosedelle Davies-Adewebi, Innovation Program Head at Morgan Stanley
Spencer Scott, EVP of North American Revenue at CarGurus
Victoria Kennedy, Product at CompStak

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