Brendan Karp

Chief of Staff
TechNexus Venture Collaborative

Brendan is the chief of staff at TechNexus Venture Collaborative. Having founded or been a part of the founding team of several startups, he’s an entrepreneur. In his role, he works hands-on with the dozens of startups and enterprises that TechNexus works with, helping them rethink growth through collaboration and commercial engagement with each other. In addition, he also manages business development and operations activities.
Brendan is involved with several organizations with education and advocacy efforts promoting and protecting entrepreneurship. He currently sits on the advisory board of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, a Washington D.C. based advocacy group. He is also deeply involved in Chicago Tech Academy, a Chicago public high school centered on teaching hands-on technology skills and entrepreneurial thought.

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