Manny Larcher joined JumpStart Ventures in 2022 as a Deal Flow Analyst, where he connects early-stage technology companies with Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A funding, as well as nourishing relationships with entrepreneurial resources around Ohio.

Prior to joining JumpStart Ventures, Manny had several years of experience working in business development roles at for-profit and nonprofit companies. In 2017, he co-founded Stopwatch Creative, assisting startups, artists, professional athletes, universities and businesses of all sizes with various marketing and technology development services. When the pandemic created unforeseen complications for entrepreneurs, Manny created Collaborate and Elevate, helping others around the country connect to resources and opportunities.

A lifelong learner who enjoys digging deep into new technologies and nourishing ideas, Manny understands the ups and downs of building a successful business. He is a first-generation St. Lucian American born in Columbus, Ohio, who studied Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing at Bowling Green State University. Manny serves on the Board of Black Men Talk Tech as well as the Impact & Inclusion Advisory Board of the Columbus Young Professionals.