About Atland Ventures

Atland Ventures is a student-run Venture Capital firm managed by students of the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. The organization counts on the support of the Twin Cities’ most experienced venture capitalists and on the thought leadership of University of Minnesota professors.

Our Mission

Atland Ventures aims to foster the entrepreneurial development of the Minnesota community by funding and supporting early stage companies that leverage disruptive technologies, while providing our students with a real-world experience in Venture Capital.

Our Story

In 2015, a group of University of Minnesota Twin Cities students formed a group with the intent of providing students an active learning experience in Venture Capital and early-stage investing.

Launched in 2018, Atland Ventures is a Venture Capital firm managed by University of Minnesota students. Counting on a diverse educational background, our students perform investment analysis and due diligence, make investment decisions, manage a portfolio and connect founders with the strong entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Twin Cities.

In 2019, we successfully raised over $1,000,000 for Atland Fund I. Investors include; University of Minnesota Alumni, Entrepreneurs, and Midwest-Focused Angels.

Meet The Team

Varun Agarwal
Finance & MIS
Analyst
Hunter Babcock
Entrepreneurship, Finance & Marketing
Director
Savannah Davis
Operations Management & International Business
Analyst
Olyvia Dibsie
Marketing
Analyst
JJ Foster
Computer Science
Director
Sam Gelb
Finance, Accounting
Analyst
Kiley Giebel
Marketing, MIS
VP of Communication
Jane Hoyt
Finance & Accounting
Analyst
Sunwoo Lee
Entrepreneurial Management
Analyst
Kevin Ly
Finance
Director
Jagmehr Madan
Industrial Engineering
Managing Partner
Gavin Murphy
Finance, Entrepreneurial Management
Analyst
Ava Najafi
Finance, Entrepreneurial MGMT & Business Analytics
Analyst
Jonathan Nudler
Finance
Analyst
Aditya Prabhu
Computer Engineering
Analyst
Dante Reminick
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Director
Elise Riniker
Entrepreneurial MGMT & Supply Chain MGMT
Analyst
Marta Rohner
Supply Chain and Operations Management
Analyst
Rohit Sharma
Computer Science
Analyst
Dan Stanisevschi
MIS & Entrepreneurship
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Analyst, Web Dev.
Ben Stevenson
Marketing
Analyst
Harrison Sullivan
Marketing & Computer Science
Analyst
Sayuj Suresh
Biochemistry
Analyst
Harika Thota
Finance
VP of Recruitment
Carly Uhlig
Marketing & Data Analytics
Analyst
Sophia Youngdahl
Data Science
Analyst
Brendan Zhang
MIS
Analyst
Ruby Zhang
MIS
Analyst
Patrick Zhao
Computer Science, MIS
Managing Partner