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Current Role:
Claremont Creek Ventures
Past Role:
Partner, RRE Ventures; Principal, In-Q-Tel
Co-founder & CTO, Orbit Commerce (acquired by Digital River)
Strategy & M&A
User Acq. & Engagement


Harsh Patel

After getting his start building enterprise systems for the Fortune 500, Harsh became an entrepreneur at 26 and never looked back. As an engineer, entrepreneur and VC, he’s built his career around technology innovation. Harsh has an MBA from Stanford University and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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.