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Andrew Grone

Andrew Grone


As the director of Launchpad, Andrew helps to lead the design & execution of our in-house venture studio. Prior to M13, Andrew was the business operations manager for Avantstay, a short-term rental and hospitality startup, and an equity research and investment banking analyst for Dougherty & Co.

Recently Published

Evolving the Venture Studio Model with PepsiCo

We’re looking for 12 Founders-in-Residence to develop and test product concepts in a 12-week program.

December 16, 2020

5 min read

An Accelerated Approach to Building with M13’s Launchpad

Our in-house venture studio offers strategic and operational guidance to fill gaps in founding teams.

August 22, 2020

1 min read

Awareness Not Avoidance: How to Face Common Founding Team Issues Head On

Try these strategies to overcome decision paralysis, find cost-efficient ways to fill skill gaps, and more.

March 12, 2020

5 min read