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Current Role:
Co-Founder & CEO
Exec. Management
Strategy & M&A

Payments & Fintech

Bill Clerico

Bill is the co-founder & CEO of WePay, a leading provider of integrated payments for software platforms, that was acquired by J.P. Morgan Chase in December 2017.

Bill founded WePay at the age of 23 and lead the company as CEO through a successful pivot, raising 5 rounds of financing totaling over $75 million. Under his leadership and with a hard-working, values-driven and world-class team, WePay grew revenue to over $100m annually and achieved profitability.

Now a wholly-owned subsidiary of J.P. Morgan Chase, WePay is headquartered in Redwood City, CA and has offices in Providence, RI and London, UK. WePay processes billions of dollars every year for e-commerce and software industry leaders like GoFundMe, Meetup, Freshbooks, Microsoft & HP. With over 200 employees globally, WePay has won numerous awards for customer service, sales, operational excellence and being a Best Place to Work.

Bill is a frequent speaker, angel investor and advisor to entrepreneurs and technology companies and serves as a part-time partner at Y Combinator. He was named one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs, one of Goldman Sachs’ Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, and named an Inspirational Entrepreneur to Watch In 2017 by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Bill is an avid pilot and skier, and lives in San Francisco with his wife Katey. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Boston College, and serves on the board of the BC Alumni Association.

Jeremy Schneider

Managing Director
jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. In October 2016, he was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.