Unleashing
Entrepreneurship
for Autism

TEAM

BlueUmbrella is fueled by our passion to make an outsized impact in the world of autism, neurodiversity, and special needs.

Founder: Dan Feshbach

Experienced operator, Founder of successful Autism startup & school.

TeachTown: Co-Founder - Autism Learning Platform – Serves 20,000 students a week in 1000+ school districts  

Oak Hill School: Co-Founder - Autism School

 

Non-Autism

MeasureOne: Co-Founder - Investor - Academic Data for Employability, Lending, Education 

LoanPerformance: Founder - Investor, Mortgage Data, Acquired by CoreLogic

Meritize: Co-Founder - Merit Based Student Loan Lender

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PRACTICAL & CONNECTED LEAD ADVISORS POWERED BY PASSION

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STRATEGIC ADVISORS

ACCOMPLISHED FOUNDING ADVISORS WITH DEMONSTRATED CONTRIBUTIONS TO AUTISM

Jean Hammond

Learn Launch
Angel investor, fund manager, & expert in accelerating tech startups. Founder and GP of LearnLaunch edtech accelerator. Active angel investor and serial high tech entrepreneur, roles include CEO, Founder, and Board Member. Winner of the Hans SeveriensAward – highest US honor for Angel investors. Founder of Boston branch of Golden Seeds, which promotes women-managed businesses. Member of MIT Board of Trustees and served as Entrepreneur in Residence

Justin Kulla

Consequential Capital

Venture Capital, Growth Equity & Impact Advisor, Founding member at Weld North, a $500m edtech growth equity fund backed by KKR. Founded BusinessBlocks, an edtech acquired in 2017

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Richard Fade

Ignition Partners

Autism Treatment Network, CoFounder, University of 

Washington Autism Center Co-Founder & Board Member

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Michael Fieldhouse

Dandelion Program Executive

Director - Emerging business & cyber security DXC Technology, Executive for the  DXC’s Dandelion Program a major autism employment provider and investor in autism employment start-ups. M.B.A. at Harvard Business School

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Kevin Roy

Chesapeake Bay Ventures

Former EVP Advocacy Autism Speaks; led autism insurance initiatives, $3B in research, ABLE Act Chief Policy Officer for Shatterproof, addressing the opioid addiction crisis. M.B.A. at Fuqua School of Business at Duke

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Sean O'Sullivan

Accelerator Partner

Founder & GP of SOSV - run multiple world-class vertical accelerator programs, and provides seed, venture and growth stage follow-on investments

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Ariel D. Stern

Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School Associate Professor, Research focus on healthcare innovation regarding medical devices and pharmaceuticals

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