Mr. Tom Egan is an Angel Investor. He served as Principal at Optum Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at GridCure. He served as Principal at LaunchCapital. He was an Advisor at Techstars. Since joining the team in 2009, he has spent the last 7+ years leading the diligence efforts, building out the internal research processes, and developing investment strategies for LaunchCapital. As Principal, he leads his own investments with a particular focus on companies that are using data to address large problems in markets that are underserved by technology. He is an active board member/observer with REsurety, Karmic Labs, and Gridcure, among others. A former operator and high school teacher, he brings a combination of operating experience, empathy for the entrepreneur, and a commitment to clear communication and knowledge sharing to all of his interactions with founders. He holds BA in Economics from Middlebury College and a Degree in Economics & Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science.