Been There.
Built That.

Always play to your superpower."

Darren Kaplan is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Last90. Mr. Kaplan co-leads the firm’s investment process and is responsible for driving growth at the L90 portfolio companies. Prior to joining The Last90, Mr. Kaplan was the co-Founder and early-stage CEO of venture backed hiQ Labs.  Mr. Kaplan also serves as a mentor at Alchemist and Accelerprise Accelerators. Mr. Kaplan graduated from The University of Miami.

Darren Kaplan

Managing Director

Know your north star."

Chris Bourdon is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Last90. Mr. Bourdon co-leads the firm’s investment process and is responsible for product road map and product marketing at the L90 portfolio companies. Prior to joining The Last90, Mr. Bourdon was CEO of Kleiner Perkins venture backed UpThere that was acquired by Western Digital. Before that Mr. Bourdon worked at Apple as the product lead on the Mac IOs system. Mr. Bourdon serves as a mentor at Alchemist Accelerator. Mr. Bourdon graduated from The University of Maryland.

Chris Bourdon

Managing Director

Start-ups have multiple paths for success."

Adam Sah is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Last90. Adam co-leads the firm’s investment process and oversees the Engineering and Technology roadmap at the L90 portfolio companies.  Prior to joining The Last90 Mr. Sah has spent over 25 years in silicon valley with 6 exits and 25 issued patents in databases, imaging and internet technologies. At Google, Sah invented and popularized Google Gadgets, which powered millions of websites including Google’s homepage, Gmail plugins, IBM Websphere and Lotus Notes.  Sah serves as a faculty and mentor at Alchemist Accelerator. Sah holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from The University of California, Berkeley.

Adam Sah

Managing Director

Great M&A outcomes can happen sooner than you think!"

Christian Hassold is Venture and M&A Advisor for The Last90. Mr. Hassold has spent the last twenty years of his career building start-ups that leveraged M&A to grow faster. Most recently, Mr. Hassold applied his experience to turnaround HubLogix – leading to its acquisition by ChannelAdvisor, a distinguished leader in the e-commerce  ecosystem. Mr. Hassold serves as a mentor at Alchemist.  Mr. Hassold graduated from Harvard University.
 

Christian Hassold

Venture and M&A Advisor

When you are too early you need to be open to all all ideas."

Sherman Hu is a Venture and Due Diligence Advisor for The Last90. Mr. Hu is a founder, investor, and mentor.  Mr. Hu holds the distinction of being LinkedIn’s first sales hire as employee #61 then went on to co-found hiQ Labs.  Mr. Hu is an advisor to a handful of venture-backed startups, an LP in seed funds and also serves on the advisory board of Venture for America.

Sherman Hu

Venture and Due Diligence Advisor

A significant portion of the mistakes that startups make are avoidable."

Jeremy Cotter is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Last90. Mr. Cotter co-leads the firm’s investment process and is responsible for driving growth marketing strategies for the L90 portfolio companies. Prior to joining The Last90, Mr. Cotter was a Partner and Head of Investments at MarketEight, where he helped build over a dozen startups, with three exiting for over 100 million dollars.  Mr. Cotter also held marketing and strategy roles at Facebook and Google, where he won a 1st place Google award.  Mr. Cotter graduated with honors from Duke University.

Jeremy Cotter

Managing Director

Macroeconomic factors matter for exits."

Nicolas Fernandez-Arias is an Economist In Residence at The Last 90. Mr. Fernandez-Arias leads economic research for the firm’s investment process. Mr. Fernandez-Arias is currently working on his Ph.D. in economics at Princeton University. Prior to that, he held research roles at Bridgewater Associates and the Brookings Institution. Mr. Fernandez-Arias has an A.B. in mathematics and an M.A. in economics from Princeton University.

Nicolas Fernandez-Arias

Economist in Residence