Chuck Wallace, Co-founder, Esurance and an Independent Director & Company Advisor Focused on Innovative Insurance, Mobility & Financial Services Companies joins Vertical Venture Partners Strategic Advisory Board.

Mr. Wallace is CEO, Co-founder of HDVI, and is a board member, advisor and consultant/contractor with early and later stage high-growth companies.

Chuck is a business and operations leader, independent director / board member, and company advisor focused on both early and later stage high-growth companies. He helped create and build Esurance into a market leader as a co-founder and senior executive. He has since been part of the teams that have built Automatic, Ustream.TV, and uSell into industry leaders.

Chuck focuses on companies in the areas of innovative insurance (InsureTech), innovative mobility (Connected Cars, Autonomous Cars, Ride & Car Sharing), innovative financial services (FinTech), and companies that are at the intersection of these three major industry trends.

Mr. Wallace holds an MBA, Business & Emerging Technologies, and Doctor of Law (JD), Business and Corporate Law from University of Pennsylvania and a BE in Engineering Mechanics from United States Air Force Academy.

About Vertical Venture Partners

Vertical Venture Partners (“VVP”) is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm founded in 2015 by Dave Schwab, a 20-year veteran in early stage technology investing. VVP focuses on making Seed and Series A investments in B2B technology companies targeting pain points in specific vertical sectors as opposed to those providing horizontal technologies to many industry sectors. The VVP team has decades of operating and investment experience gained from diverse backgrounds in venture capital, research & development, investment banking and advanced technology.


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Sep. 1, 2018 |