05.11.2023 – FishFund Venture Summit – San Francisco, CA

2023 Psi Upsilon FishFund Annual Venture Summit

You are cordially invited to our first FishFund Venture Summit & Presentations
Hear from thought leaders and investors in the innovation space and learn about new projects helmed by Psi Upsilon brothers.

Significant others and guests are welcome.

To qualify to present, the startup must have a fully developed and working product.
A founder, C-Suite leader or key investor must be a Psi Upsilon brother.

May 11th, 2023
6:00 pm 
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
495 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Heavy Appetizers & Full Bar
Business Casual

Reception Fee: 
New Graduates (2017+) $30     ♦     Alumni $65     ♦     Sponsors $300

Founded in 2021, the Psi Upsilon FishFund is designed to Honor, Support, Educate, and Facilitate  the projects and skills of venture-minded brothers of Psi Upsilon. Learn more at www.psiu.org/fishfund/

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2023 FishFund Venture Summit Presentations

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Presentation by Doug Sweeny, Pi ’90 ( Syracuse)
Doug is Chief Marketing Officer ŌURA

Doug is driven by working for mission driven brands that have a positive impact on the world. He has led marketing, growth, product and business development for iconic brands like One Medical, Nest, Levi’s, adidas and General Motors EV1. He has done this across diverse businesses including electric vehicles, hardware tech, healthcare, sustainable energy services, membership models and apparel/footwear. From small start-ups, companies acquired/integrated and those scaling to an IPO. In ’21 he was selected by Business Insider as one of the top 27 CMO’s in the World and in ’18 by Forbes as a Top 50 CMO. He has deep experience leading companies growth strategy from early stage to mass adoption. At One Medical he led brand strategy, growth, product marketing, B2B marketing, advertising, creative, ecommerce business, social media, pr, and partner marketing. One Medical was acquired by Amazon in ‘22 for $3.9B.

At Nest he led marketing from early start-up through Google’s $3.2B acquisition onto becoming the leading connected home brand. Prior to joining Nest, Doug was VP of Global Marketing for Levi’s and architect of the Go Forth campaign in which he was selected by Advertising Age in ’11 as one of the Top 50 Innovative Marketers.

Before Levi’s, Doug was the Managing Director of adidas Impossible Is Nothing business at TBWA/Chiat/Day and led marketing for GM’s first electric vehicle EV1. Doug is a senior advisor to VC’s, multiple Silicon Valley start­ups and is a guest lecturer at Stanford School of Business. He is on the Board of Advisors for iSchool at Syracuse University.


Doug Sweeny, Pi '90 ( Syracuse)

Presentation 1

Eduworks Corporation
Presentation by Board Member, Advisor, Former Director Andrew H. Arnold, E.A. M.B.A. Lambda ’09 ( Columbia) 

Eduworks uses artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science to improve processes in training needs analysis in the aerospace industry. 

Our data-driven and AI-enabled solutions that support this mission include CaSS, the most comprehensive suite of tools for competency-based training, staffing, education, and workforce development available today and PeBL Pro, a platform for creating and delivering highly interactive social mobile learning and tracking the data it generates.

Eduworks was co-founded in 2001 by two learning technology innovators and has proudly served customers ranging from Fortune 50 companies to small businesses, non-profits, and government agencies. Please contact us to enquire about our solutions, to partner with us, or simply to learn more about us.

Over the past 15 years, I have specialized as a business executive, managing the finances and operations of 5 – 35 person organizations. My experience has exposed me to: contract writing & negotiation; financial analysis, modeling, and valuation; tax & financial planning; bookkeeping & budgeting; organizing HR, payroll, and benefits; risk management; and, process implementations. At my previous role, I combine these experiences with my passion for technology to cultivate a dedicated multi-disciplinary community toward the goal of revolutionizing the way we handle Talent Management, Training, and Human Capital. Currently, I am an Enrolled Agent who has acquired an MBA with Merit in Finance Focused International Management. Over the last decade of managing businesses, I: helped more than double the size of a business; brought them through M&As; generated a tax asset worth over 15% of annual revenue; and, implemented HR systems and Accounting systems to scale businesses for the future. I run my own consulting firm, MetaTax Advisors, LLC, where I preform part time financial functions, prepare returns, and optimise operations for small business partners.

Presentation 2

Presentation by Gregory OKeeffe

Gregory OKeeffe is CEO of Human Resolution Technologies ("Airotone")

Airotone uses sound to unlock data from respiratory therapy devices and capture ~$90 per patient/mo with remote therapeutic monitoring reimbursement.
HRT has raised approximately $300K to develop Airotone's Concierge Care model.
2023 - Q3/4: Airotone prototype and Pilots in Q3/Q4 2023. Q4: FDA 510K clearance for the Airotone Incentive Spirometer 2024 - Q1: Distribution partnerships with medical device manufacturers and distributers (e.g. Medline) Q2: $3-5M Series A Q4: 5,000 monthly active users ($5M ARR) 2025-26: Grow to 25,000 monthly active users ($25M ARR) and exit to manufacturer/distribution partner for $250M+

Serial entrepreneur committed to personal and environmental wellness. I focus on "accessible innovations" that materially impact quality of life without the barrier of cost. My first company, MyEnergy, was a software service designed for utilities to help customers understand their electric, gas, and water usage and lower their bills. MyEnergy was acquired by Nest Labs in 2013 and Google in 2014. My current company, HRT, develops low-cost digital devices under the Airotone brand for respiratory therapy adherence monitoring and pulmonary function testing.

Presentation 3

There App Co.
Presentation by Seth Kenvin, Chi '91 (Cornell)

There App is a mobile-first approach to location-based project collaboration. It brings together team chat, live mapping of people and key places, and general project management like assigning tasks, scheduling events and sharing files. Each module is simple to use and well integrated with the others as well as with external applications. There App proactively presents users with actionable information based on overall project status as well as their current circumstances and priorities.

Build companies that build software to enhance how people collaborate on achieving goals, working efficiently and enjoying themselves.


The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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