Brad Bertoch runs the Wayne Brown Institute, a nonprofit venture accelerator. Let’s be clear, he doesn’t help small businesses–he helps future big businesses.
Brad will be speaking at SECFC13, the Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference on September 27, 2013 at Snowbird.
Brad will be visiting with me on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 2:00 mountain time to talk about entrepreneurship, nonprofit innovation and impact investing.
Bradley B. Bertoch for the last 30 years has served as President of the Wayne Brown Institute—a nonprofit, nationally recognized, entrepreneurship organization. He is a leader in equity backed business development, capital formation, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship. Under his direction, Utah companies participating in an Institute venture program have been generated over $7.5 billion in financial transactions. In 2008 WBI Alumni companies produced $1.3 billion in revenue, created over 15,000 jobs in Utah, and paid over $49 million in State taxes. Brad is a member of Salt Lake City and Park City Angel groups and founder of WBI Angels, and was a venture partner with Hamilton Bio-Ventures Fund II. He is currently a fellow of the Foundation for Enterprise Development,co-founder and current board member of the MountainWest Capital Network, and serves on the Boards of the Utah’s Business Resource Centers, the Mountainlands Revolving Loan Fund and USTAR’s SBIR Advisory Board, and served on the Utah Legislature’s Optimization Commission. He is an Honors graduate of the University of Utah, and holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.