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Bruce Schechter

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Co-founder and Co-chairman, SVBIG and Mentor, StartX.. Stanford grad. Purdue grad.

Co-founder and Co-chairman, SVBIG and Mentor, StartX.. Stanford grad. Purdue grad.

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Fundraising
  • Business Development

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Fundraising
  • • Business Development

Involved In


Intel Alumni Network


Band of Angels
treasury curve
The Schechter Company, LLC
armor payments
Pandesic, LLC
The Schechter Company, LLC


Startup Advisor The Schechter Company, LLC January 2007 - present
Member Band of Angels November 2007 - present
Founder and President Emeritus Intel Alumni Network August 2007 - present
Co-founder and Co-chairman SVBIG November 2011 - present
Mentor StartX. 2010 - 2013
Investor Program Chair California Clean Tech Open May 2007 - December 2009
Masters Degree, Computer Science Stanford University September 2004 - June 2007
Personal Sabbatical Home 2001 - 2004
Director of Alliances Pandesic, LLC 1997 - 2000
Director of Operations Managment Pandesic, LLC 1997 - 1998
Director of Online Marketing Intel Corporation 1994 - 1997
Technical Assistant to the Executive VP of Corporate Strategy (David House) Intel Corporation 1991 - 1994
Product Line Manager - i386SL Mobile Microprocessor Intel Corporation 1988 - 1991
Product Manager for the i386SX Microprocessor Intel Corporation 1985 - 1988
Applications Engineer for the 80C88 Microprocessor Intel Corporation 1984 - 1985
Process Development Engineer Intel Corporation 1980 - 1984


Stanford University Computer Science 2004 - 2007
Purdue University Physics and Mathematics 1976 - 1980

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Robotics

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I enjoy helping tech startups solidify their business model and investor narrative, and then engage the venture community

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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John Merrells
Consultant, Advisor, Mentor
Lots of experience.
Tom Zimberoff
CEO Pixterity. Literally wrote the book about the bus. of photo: "Focus on Profit." Portraits incl. John Lennon, Ronald Reagan & Steve Jobs.
Bruce is kind, generous, and patient, and insistent on making sure that the entrepreneurs in his charge, as an advisor, are well prepared fo ... r encounters with angel investors.
Jon Bradshaw
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder & CEO, TinyTorch and Adjunct Professor, Brigham Young University. Brigham Young grad.
Bruce has met with team TinyTorch on multiple occasions and has given us invaluable advice. We are very grateful for his time, advice, and m ... entorship.

Matthew Yahes
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur. Previously Co-Founder, Food Logic Data.
Matt simply knows how to get stuff done, in spite of the challenges, uncertainty and cross-fire during early stage of a startup