Ian Rountree is a successful entrepreneur and investor with extensive experience in technology, finance, and management. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and has worked for a variety of organizations in different capacities. Ian is currently the Founder and General Partner at Cantos Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests in early-stage technology startups. He has also worked as an Agent and Chief of Staff at Invisible Technologies, Inc., where he provided leadership and strategic direction to the company. Ian has also worked as an Associate Director of Corporate Relationships and Bank Partnerships at SoFi Inc., where he was responsible for developing and managing relationships with key strategic partners. He has also worked as a Marketing Manager - Ambassador Program Lead at SoFi Inc., where he led a team of Brand Ambassadors to build brand awareness and stimulate growth across various channels.
Ian's passion for entrepreneurship and investing is also evident in his work as a board observer at Skyryse and Pow.bio, where he supports the companies in developing and executing their strategic plans. He has also served as a program director at Manna Project International, a non-profit organization that provides sustainable development projects in impoverished communities. Ian's diverse experience in finance, marketing, and management has honed his entrepreneurial and analytical skills, making him a valuable asset to any organization.