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Dan Myers

Dan Myers

Co-Founder & Managing Director
Specialities: ICAP Mentor specializing in high-growth, innovation-based ventures


Dan is the Co-Founder & Managing Director of 42Phi Ventures and invests in startups aligned with the firm’s mission to equalize access to wealth creation and desegregate capital. Locally in Virginia, Dan served as the Managing Director of Lighthouse Labs and co-developed the Lighthouse University Initiative by securing GO Virginia’s largest grant distributed at that time. Previously, Dan was the Founding Director of Runway, an innovation hub in San Francisco, where Dan led startup acceleration yielding 53 exits in 5 years as well corporate innovation for Fortune 500 partners.

Additionally, Dan built US partnerships for China’s $50B Didi Chuxing, advised Portugal Ventures’ $500M fund, and worked to grow the Extreme Tech Challenge into one of the largest startup competitions in the world, with finalists pitching to Sir Richard Branson at his Necker Island home.