Founders & GPs

Deep Operational Expertise

Much like any successful startup, leadership matters in successful Funds.  Bob and Juan have worked together building the SWAN Impact Network for over 5 years and have known each other for 15 years.  They both bring tremendous amount of operational experience in startups and large corporations.  They have been active investors and mentors in the impact space for over 5 years and are heavily involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Juan Thurman

Founder / GP

  • Director, SWAN Impact Angel Network
  • Venture Partners at NextGen Venture Partners
  • EIR, G51 Capital
  • Head of Customer Success and Account Management, Twilio (supported growth from $10M to $100M ARR)
  • MBA, UT McCombs School of Business
Bob Bridge

Founder / GP

  • Founder & Executive Director, SWAN Impact Angel Network
  • Recognized impact thought leader at Angel Capital Association
  • Raised $60M at early-stage startups
  • Founder Zilker Labs in 2003. Sold to public semiconductor company Intersil in 2008
  • VP Marketing, Agere (returned $400M on $9M invested)