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Hunter Ashmore

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Senior Researcher, Harvard Business School. Previously Summer Associate, GE Ventures. Harvard Business School grad. Florida State grad.

Senior Researcher, Harvard Business School. Previously Summer Associate, GE Ventures. Harvard Business School grad. Florida State grad.

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising

Involved In


Innate Innovations, Inc.


Contractor, Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Investments GE Ventures June 2016 - present
Co-Founder LiftUp July 2015 - present
Senior Researcher Harvard Business School June 2015 - December 2015
Summer Associate GE Ventures June 2014 - August 2014
Director, Business Development Cool Planet Energy Systems May 2011 - August 2013
CEO, Co-Founder Innate Innovations, Inc. September 2010 - July 2013
Strategy & Business Development Analyst Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne February 2010 - May 2011
Combustion Devices Development Engineer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc. July 2007 - December 2010
Quality Engineer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc. July 2007 - October 2008
Mechanical Engineer Innovative Engineering Solutions September 2006 - June 2007
Owner / Sole Proprietor Self Espressions February 2006 - May 2007
Research Assistant National High Magnetic Field Laboratory: Cryogenics Lab May 2004 - August 2006
Machine Shop Assistant / Research Assistant FSU Fluid Mechanics Research Laboratory February 2002 - May 2004
Summer Engineering Intern Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc. May 2001 - October 2001


Harvard Business School Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Investment Management 2013 - 2015
Florida State University Mechanical Engineering 2004 - 2006
Robert F. Munroe

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Fundraising
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Local
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Venture capital • Program Management • Business Strategy • Entrepreneurship

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Michael Martin
They're my school  •  Co-Founder, RapidSOS and Board Member, Baby Zach's Fine Foods, Inc.. Harvard Business School grad.
Hunter is a true entrepreneur - always kicking around new ideas and then tenaciously pursuing them. He's founded a successful engineering s ... tart-up, was Director of BD at a Google-backed start-up, and has founded several other companies.
Anh Hoang
They're my school  •  Co-Founder, Sofregen Medical. Previously ECOR Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School. Vanderbilt grad.
Hunter has traits of a successful entrepreneur: a mix of smarts, drive and resourcefulness. I had the privilege of working with Hunter to st ... rategize Sofregen's product pipeline, as part of a field course at HBS. Hunter took the lead for one product indication. He identified key opinion leaders, interviewed physicians to better understand the market need, and perform analysis of the targeted market to assess the business opportunity. His research helped our company prioritized of R&D pipeline and made us more aware of opportunities in adjacent markets. On a personal front, Hunter is thoughtful and open-minded-making him very easy to work in a team structure. Together, he's someone you want on your bus.
Christopher Newton
They're my friends  •  Lead Launch Engineer, Launch Site Design, SpaceX and Launch Engineer, SpaceX. Florida State grad. Florida State grad.
Hunter would be a great entrepreneur because of his drive to create follow projects through. This, paired with his years of experiences in ... the tech industry, with a real understanding of what it actually takes to get a project into the prototype phase, and then from prototype to production, gives him a leg-up on others who have dreams, but no realization of what goes in to making those dreams come to fruition.