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Elon co-founded LaunchCapital in January 2008 to help entrepreneurs gain quick access to seed capital and mentorship. Over the past 9 years, he has been one of the most prolific early stage investors.  His portfolio performance since 2010 has recorded IRR that has placed LaunchCapital in the top 10% of venture funds worldwide.  

Now focusing on growth investments, Elon has a passion for working with industry disruptors like Arccos Golf, Gelesis, Adimab, Pico Trading, Snap, Spotify, and more.

He has taught courses at Yale School of Management on Private Equity and Venture Capital, and on Entrepreneurial Finance.

Elon holds an MBA from Yale School of Management and a BA in Economics from George Washington University.  Elon lives in New Haven with his wife, 2 young daughters, and very shaggy dog.

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