Team

We are investment bankers, artificial intelligence software engineers, fund managers, entrepreneurs; but most importantly we are gamers. We love our industry and are passionate about supporting founders in this sector.

 
 
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Josh Chapman

Co-FOUNDER & Managing partner

Josh leads our team, navigates the industry, and supports the companies we work with on strategy and positioning. Josh most recently worked for Morgan Stanley in their institutional equity division, where he covered the world's top hedge funds and sold over $5 billion in IPOs for companies like Alibaba, LendingClub, GrubHub, Etsy, Shopify and more. Josh grew up moving around the world primarily in Africa and South America.

Josh holds a B.A. from Wheaton College.

 
 
 
 
 

Jason Chapman

Co-FOUNDER & Managing partner

Jason focuses on business value and viability with startups. He also manages our operations strategy and external partnerships. Jason most recently worked as an artificial intelligence software engineer at IBM Watson, building cognitive prototypes for financial services clients. Jason, with his brother Josh, also grew up moving around the world primarily in Africa and South America.

Jason holds a B.A. from Wheaton College.

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Jackson Vaughan

Co-FOUNDER & CTO

Jackson focuses on startup technology and directs our internal deal management platform. Prior to Konvoy, he worked as a software engineer and technical consultant at IBM Watson, building AI solutions for fortune 500 companies. He’s passionate about tech and building companies that can scale. The first company he started (with Jason) was a paintball field and team in Maputo, Mozambique during his high school years. As the son of a foreign aid worker, Jackson also grew up around the world.

Jackson holds a B.S. in Economics and Global Business from New York University | Stern.

 
 
 
 
 

Taylor Hurst

Associate

Taylor analyses startup companies and works with founders; he also researches the industry and publishes findings on our blog. While in college, Taylor co-founded the EdTech startup Classroom. After college he was a portfolio manager at Calvert Wealth Management that managed $100M before moving into a VC role at Rockies Venture Club with the Venture Capital Analytics team.

Taylor holds a B.S. in Economics from Arizona State University.

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