Will Dennis is a two-time start up founder, a Techstars alumnus, and most recently a user experience, product design, and strategy consultant. He’s responsible for creating the user experiences for Houseparty and Stash, both of which went on to raise $50MM+. Will is comfortable taking a product from idea to MVP or introducing impactful features to a product with millions of users. He’s not very good at keeping his plants alive, but he’s working on it.


Ryan Cooley has spent 8 years launching new products for early stage companies.  Ryan designed the launch strategy for live video zeitgeist Meerkat, which received 1M downloads in its first 30 days, and went on to launch Houseparty which raised over $70M from Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners. Ryan has worked with social and finance companies around the world, building digital products in Tel Aviv, Berlin, New York City, and San Francisco. His favorite restaurant is currently a Yakitori stand on the corner of Grand and Forsyth.