About this event
Mr. Steve Grizzell is the Managing Director at InnoVentures Capital Partners, LLC. He is a 20 year veteran in entrepreneurship, finance, innovation, and economic development. Mr. Grizzell’s experience began in the mid 1980s, when he consulted for the World Bank and United States Agency for International Development. To date, he has been directly responsible for more than 200 funding transactions, the majority involving technology based companies. Mr. Grizzell maintains regular communication with some of the more significant companies in which he has invested, which provides a wealth of experience on matters such as fund raising, board formation, and personnel recruitment. He has consulted around the world in countries such as Morocco, Norway, Romania, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Mr. Grizzell was a Director of EPIC Ventures. He serves on the Boards of the MountainWest Venture Group, National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, and Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum. Mr. Grizzell speaks Indonesian. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Utah, a Masters of Computer Applications in Education from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and a B.S. in Anthropology from Michigan State.