Naqia is third-year at the University of Virginia majoring in computer science and economics. As a member of VVF she has worked on various sourcing and due dilligence projects in the agritech, insurtech, and food/beverage industries. She has also competed in venture capital case competitions both at UVA and at other universities. This past summer she interned with the public/private equities team at EJF Capital.
Outside of VVF, Naqia is also on the Smart Woman Securities investment board, is a Campus Partner for GroundUp Ventures, and is a member of HackCville's Trips Team. She is passionate about exploring Charlottesville's entrepreneurship community, as well as its vibrant food scene.
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Victoria is a fourth-year at the University of Virginia majoring in Commerce (Finance Concentration) and Economics (International Economics Concentration) with a minor in Spanish. She is passionate about exploring different fields of business, especially those with an international or social entrepreneurship component. A member of VVF since her first year, she has competed in multiple sourcing competitions and has partnered with various venture capital firms. In Summer 2017, she interned for Ringleader Ventures, a Chicago-based venture capital fund, and in Summer 2018, she rotated through markets, investment banking, and corporate banking in Citi’s Sophomore Leadership Program. She interned at Alpine Investors this past summer and will be returning full time.
Outside of VVF, Victoria is a member of the University Guide Service, a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority, and a Teaching Assistant for Statistics. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Victoria graduated from Ursuline Academy. She enjoys working with kids, traveling, and running on the Charlottesville trails.
Executive Vice President
Matt is a fourth year at the University of Virginia majoring in economics with a minor in technology entrepreneurship. Matt comes from a background in entrepreneurship and equity research, and spent the summer of 2019 at Vocap Investment Partners in Atlanta, Georgia working on Series A deals in SaaS and Ad Tech. Currently, Matt spends time outside of VVF as a research analyst with Boundless Impact Investment, focusing on climate and healthcare. Matt is a basketball fan, and enjoys running and painting.
vp of partnerships
David is a second-year at the University of Virginia hoping to study Finance and Statistics. He has a passion for innovation, technology, startups, business, and design thinking and hopes to incorporate these passions into his work as VP of Partnerships for VVF. David has been a member of VVF since his first year where has completed various due-diligence projects for CavAngels.
This past summer, David interned at HC Private Investments — a small Private Equity firm based out of Chicago. While there, David participated in a live transaction as well as strategy discussions with executives at the fund’s portfolio company. David also studied at the London School of Economics during the summer of 2019 where he took a class about the International Political Economy.
Outside of VVF, David is a UVA Club Student Ambassador, a Peer Advisor through U-Link, volunteers through Madison House, and is on the Club Golf Team.
vp of develeopment
David is a second-year at the University of Virginia looking to study Commerce and Public Policy with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is passionate about exploring different fields of business, especially those with an international or legal component. A member of VVF since his first year, he has partnered with various venture capital firms. In Summer 2018, he interned for SoundLink Partners, a New York-based fund of funds, and in Summer 2019 he worked in the alternative commodities group at Gresham Investment Management, a New York City-based hedge fund.
Outside of VVF, David is a member of the Alternative Investment Fund, a brother of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, and an avid golfer. He enjoys traveling, skiing, and debating about politics.
VP of programming
Paul is a second-year at the University of Virginia planning on majoring in Commerce and Economics with a minor in History. Interested in the intersection between technology, innovation, and business, he has worked with firms like JMI Equity and Stripes Group on multiple sourcing projects and pitch competitions. Currently interning at Vocap Investment Partners, an Atlanta-based venture capital fund specializing in SaaS, Paul is passionate about helping entrepreneurs scale high-impact ideas.
Outside of VVF, Paul is a member of the Community Honor Fund, a CIO that provides loans to low-income households in Charlottesville, a tutor at Charlottesville High School through Madison House’s Youth Mentorship Program, and is a moderator for Sustained Dialogue, a weekly discussion group focused on bridging gaps between groups at the University. Paul loves the outdoors and spends his free weekends hiking the Shenandoah Valley, playing guitar, or both.
VP of Marketing
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David is a third-year at the University of Virginia majoring in Commerce (Finance & Management) with a minor in History. He has been a member of VVF since his first year, and most recently worked last year as an analyst performing due diligence work for NRV Venture Capital. David first became interested in VVF as a result of an internship he held at a startup in Silicon Valley, called Chatalyze, which introduced him to the world of venture capital and capital funding. In Summer 2019, he interned at Matson Inc. working with the Financial Planning & Analysis team.
Outside of VVF, David is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, the Consulting Group at McIntire, and the Jefferson Literary & Debating Society. He is originally from San Francisco, California, and loves returning back to the Bay over breaks!
Director of Vaccelerate
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