Jason Stein, General Partner
Jason is an entrepreneur and business leader. He was the founder & CEO of two companies that were acquired by Wasserman Media Group: Laundry Service, a social media agency and 3x Ad Age A-List honoree; and Cycle, a media company that creates high quality entertainment for young audiences. He is also a general partner in Windforce Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on early stage technology companies.
Jason serves on the board of directors of Transmit.live, a live streaming video platform; Ovadia & Sons, a contemporary designer menswear brand, and Front Office Sports, a sports business publication. Jason also serves as an advisor to Nextdoor, a social network for local communities; and MarsReel, a digital community for high school sports. You can find Jason on Twitter and Instagram at @jasonwstein.
Alyson Warshaw, General Partner
Alyson was formerly Chief Creative Officer of Cycle Media and its two core brands, Laundry Service and Cycle. She was the architect of the agency’s style that has helped position global brands like Nike and Amazon as leaders in digital marketing. Alyson has proven to be a gifted leader, administrator, and mentor, building a department of 80+ across the country and maintaining the highest creative standards throughout the company’s many years of explosive growth. In 2016, she was honored as Business Insider’s 30 Most Creative People In Advertising, and awarded Content Marketer of the Year by Digiday. In 2018, she was named to Adweek’s annual “Creative 100” list.
Billy Strobel, General Partner
Billy has spent twelve years in the financial services industry originating, structuring, and placing public and private financings for major corporations and financial institutions for a total of over $10 billion.
Billy has a depth of experience in negotiating complex transactions and managing the corresponding legal, accounting, operations, compliance and risk functions. Throughout his career, Billy has been instrumental in helping provide the resources to allow businesses to grow as well as offering leadership and mentorship along the way.