|2007 UC Berkeley Haas School of Business , MBA , MBA|
|1999 University of Michigan , BA , BBA|
I want to change the world.
Waiting for the breakout moment.
Hiring the wrong people.
1. Importance of collaboration
2. Find a kick-butt co-founder
3. Patience and tenacity are virtues
Wes is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Better Ventures, a venture firm that backs early-stage technology companies creating innovative solutions to big and important problems. We help passionate entrepreneurs build successful businesses that can generate 10x returns with 10x impact. He's the resident "numbers guy" and enjoys helping startups figure out how they're going to make and raise money. Wes has 15 years of venture capital and financial advisory experience with Good Capital’s Social Enterprise Expansion Fund, William Blair, and Ernst & Young's Mergers & Acquisitions group. He earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a BBA from the University of Michigan. Wes has volunteered with organizations around the globe, which has fueled his passion for applying his business skills to build a better world. He lives in Oakland, CA with his wife and two young kids and enjoys road cycling in the East Bay hills and Sunday trips to the farmers market.