[Webinar] Meet the VC: Adam Struck | Struck Capital
August 10, 2022
Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Escalon and its partners. This month, we had an engaging discussion with Adam Struck of Struck Capital to discuss fundraising, investment thesis, the current investment climate with our partners Pacific Western Bank, Insperity and O’Melveny.
About Adam Struck
Adam is the Founder and Managing Partner at Struck. Before Struck Capital, he was a Co-Founder of Long Island Brand Beverages, a CPG company acquired by Cullen Investments and taken public on the NASDAQ.
Earlier in his career, Adam was an M&A/PE attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, one of the largest law firms in the world. He has also been recognized for his work by Forbe’s 30 Under 30 List for Venture Capital.
Adam graduated from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and Georgetown Law, and originally hails from South Africa.
About Struck Capital
Struck Capital is an industry-agnostic Seed stage venture capital firm located in Santa Monica, California. The firm is focused on providing founder-first capital for innovative entrepreneurs who want to change the world. Notable investments include Postmates (acquired by Uber), Latch (NASDAQ: LTCH), Mythical Games (valued at $1.25Bn), Apollo.io (valued at $900M), and Sendoso (valued at $650M).
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