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Steven Atneosen

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Managing Director. Growth Operator & Advisor., Grand Chasm Ventures. Previously SVP, Corporate Development & General Counsel, StayWell.

Managing Director. Growth Operator & Advisor., Grand Chasm Ventures. Previously SVP, Corporate Development & General Counsel, StayWell.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Growth
  • • Operations
  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising

Involved In

Founder

Atneosen & Assoc.

Advisor

Grand Chasm Ventures
Grand Chasm Ventures

Positions

Managing Director. Growth Operator & Advisor. Grand Chasm Ventures April 2014 - present
SVP, Corporate Development & General Counsel StayWell Health Management October 2012 - March 2014
Managing Director and Operations Consultant Grand Chasm Ventures January 2009 - September 2012
Vice President, Operations RxVantage February 2009 - June 2010
Business & Legal Affairs Consultant Axiom Law April 2007 - January 2009
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. October 2005 - November 2006
Vice President - Services Association of Corporate Counsel - Southern CA Chapter December 2004 - October 2005
Vice President & General Counsel CarParts Technologies January 2000 - September 2005
Founder and MD Atneosen & Assoc. June 1996 - December 1999
Associate Mackall Crounse & Moore January 1994 - June 1996
Staff Attorney Hennepin County Attorney‘s Office September 1992 - June 1993

Education

Drake University Accounting and Finance
Hamline University School of Law Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Business, Litigation, Appellate

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Payments
  • • Green
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Education
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home
  • • Transportation
  • • Social Impact
  • • Financial Services
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness
  • • Nutrition
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Operations • Decision making • Business Development • Business Strategy • Change Management • Entrepreneurship • Revenue

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Paul Alexander
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Lexigram and Senior Software Engineer, Stanford University.
Steven has a unique position that comes from the breadth of his background – from legal to operations to sales, he's worked at a high leve ... l for industry leaders and knows the needs of entrepreneurs at all stages. I love how focused he is on getting things done, he really cuts through a lot of the nonsense to gets results that matter to you.
John Merrells
We worked together  •  Consultant, Advisor, Mentor
Steven is a business owner and operator. He scales startups and maximizes revenue. He's strait forward and gets shit done.
Nick Hare
Founder/President, AmicCARE. Previously Principal, Casa Verde Consulting. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Steven has a great business sense and deep understanding medical and educational companies. His background allows him to add value to any ... company.
Caroline Dahllöf
Co-Founder, psbty. Previously Co-Founder, Lyn And Line. Brown grad. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Steven asks the hard questions. He drills down into your business and questions all your assumptions and the status quo. He makes sure you a ... re building a solid company from the grown up.
Dave Gregg, MD
We worked together  •  Chief Medical Officer, Staywell and President, Gregg Consulting Services, Inc..
Steven is a very clear, methodical strategic thinker with extensive management experience in startup and early stage companies across multip ... le industries. He's a quick study of issues, gets to the solution efficiently, and can mobilize teams and assets. He builds lasting business relationships and networks. Pleasure to vouch for him.
Dan Irwin
We worked together  •  Associate Counsel, StayWell. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.
Steven is a fantastic advisor and has provided me with invaluable guidance.
Nick Hare
They're my friends  •  Founder/President, AmicCARE. Previously Principal, Casa Verde Consulting. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
I have known Steven for almost a decade. During this time he has been involved with several early stage companies and provided valuable res ... ources and skills to the teams.
Amer Akhtar
We worked together  •  President, Yahoo Small Business, Yahoo and Member Board of Directors, Zeuss.
Steven is already an entrepreneur - he is very driven and a great networker. He understands trends and is looking for the right partners an ... d advisors to help create a successful company. I trust Steven and his ability to get things done. We worked together at a startup many yearsa go and have stayed in touch on numerous other opportunities. He will selflessly make introductions and took a big risk in moving from the LA area to SF to make his entrepreneurial dreams come true. His current venture helps investors rapidly grow their portfolio companies and he is very interested in health care business models.
Bruce Brownstein
They're my friends  •  Consultant, Musculoskeletal Medicine Program, CareCore National.
Steven has a combination of logical intelligence combined with creative vision of many markets. He is decisive, experienced, energetic, and ... tireless. Knows when a risk is worth taking.
Martijn Venrooy
We worked together  •  Owner, Awaake! to Functional Internet.
Steven knows how to drive organisations to succeed in terms of growth by applying the best strategy, marketing and execution methods. He has ... an unchallenged approach in decision making and identifying the best possible opportunities to close deals and new relationships quickly. A very important hub for investors, entrepreneurs and starting businesses.

John Merrells
We worked together  •  Consultant, Advisor, Mentor
John has deep and broad product and engineering knowledge, which makes him unique and extremely valuable in crafting product go-to-market st ... rategy and executing upon it.

Dave Gregg, MD
We worked together  •  Chief Medical Officer, Staywell and President, Gregg Consulting Services, Inc..
Dave has a deep understanding of healthcare overall, and more precisely, population health management. He has a keen sense as a physician, c ... onsultant and CMO as to solid strategy in the digital health space.

Daniel Holle, PhD
They're my friends  •  Product Manager, Google. Previously Director of Product, SmartThings.
Daniel is a thoughtful and innovative product manager and strategist.

Caroline Dahllöf
Co-Founder, psbty. Previously Co-Founder, Lyn And Line. Brown grad. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Insightful and seasoned product executive with loads of startup experience.

Ben Dempster
They're my friends  •  Founder & CEO, Nearlist, Inc..
Ben is a thoughtful and proven technology executive able to wear many hats on commercializing an idea.

Amer Akhtar
President, Yahoo Small Business, Yahoo and Member Board of Directors, Zeuss.
Amer is the consummate GM/CEO with international experience. He's polished yet dynamic with a roll up your sleeves practicality to explore n ... ew ventures or run more established businesses. I've had the pleasure of knowing Amer since 2000 on the first big Internet runup. He's thoughtful and works with integrity - a quality rarely found in the Valley.

Nick Hare
Founder/President, AmicCARE. Previously Principal, Casa Verde Consulting. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Nick is a committed, creative and data driven entrepreneur. I've had the pleasure of knowing him professionally and as a bike racing teammat ... e for over 10 years.

Martijn Venrooy
Owner, Awaake! to Functional Internet.
Martijn is a phenomenal design and user experience resource, with seasoned credibility in the areas of media products, design style, Interac ... tion design (UI), and User experience (UX). He's a great business partner and brings a unique and invaluable global perspective to working with his colleagues and partners.

Dan Irwin
Associate Counsel, StayWell. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.
Dan is a great entrepreneur as well as a proactive lawyer and business advisor because he's supported multiple startups as a co-founder.

Gregory J. Gordon
They're my advisor  •  Founder & CEO, Pyramind Inc. and Director Of Creative Services, Pyramind Studios, San Francisco State grad.
Greg is already a proven entrepreneur and thought leader in the trade education space, having co-founded Pyramind in San Francisco. He's an ... insightful and thoughtful CEO focused on building a network marketplace for sound and animation professionals.