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Bret Blount (@blount)

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founding Partner, ventureLab and Principal & GM, Clutch.

Founding Partner, ventureLab and Principal & GM, Clutch.

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Positions

Founding Partner ventureLab Growth Partners August 2014 - present
Principal & GM Clutch October 2013 - present
Director of Marketing and Sales ALCHEMYcreative November 2009 - October 2013
Manager of Marketing Alliances PlayStation June 2008 - November 2009
Director of Marketing Communications, Bowflex Nautilus Inc. September 2006 - November 2007
Sr. Mgr, Corp. & Prod. Public Relations SEGA of America, Inc. July 2003 - February 2006
Principal & GM Mediam Communications November 2001 - May 2003
PR Director Multitude, Inc. October 1999 - April 2001
Sr. Account Executive Access Communications May 1998 - October 1999
Account Executive CSP Communications May 1996 - May 1998
Account Executive Blanc & Otus 1998 - 1998
Intern, Corporate & Media Serivces Hill+Knowlton Strategies 1995 - 1996

Education

California State University-Long Beach PR, Marketing 1994 - 1997
Diablo Valley College

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Growth
  • • Accelerators
  • • Advisors
  • • Financing
  • • Commercialization
  • • Company Building
  • • Global Business
  • • Startup Funding
  • • Startup Studio
  • • Venture Lab
Markets of Interest
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Mobile
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Commerce
  • • Healthcare
  • • Games
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Quantified-self

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Kent Lewis
We worked together  •  Board Member and Marketing Chair, SMART (Start Making A Reader Today).
Bret has demonstrated an ability to create his own business, partner with other co-founders and help grow larger, more established companies ... . He's savvy on the marketing and branding side, especially around messaging.
Sandra Ponce de León
They're my friends  •  Co Founder, Lifetime Memori Inc.. Previously Vice President, Marketing, Brightidea. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
Bret has a multifaceted skill set with deep roots in marketing, growth and branding. He also cares deeply about his friends and portolio com ... panies.
Taylor Fogelquist
General Manager & Founding Partner, ventureLab Growth Partners.
Bret gets product and marketing...at every stage of the game.

George Revutsky
Advisor / Investor, WishPlz and CEO, ROI.works Search Engine Marketing, Inc..

Taylor Fogelquist
They're my current cofounder  •  General Manager & Founding Partner, ventureLab Growth Partners.
Taylor is co-founder and opps director for our startup studio ventureLab Growth Partners. He oversees the ventureLab business and provides o ... perations support to all of our portfolio companies. Without Taylor, we don't approach now constant and expected state of flow.

David J. Whelan
Building businesses & inspiring entrepreneurs at the intersection of technology, health & wellness.