Alumni Case Studies
Founder, Speakeasy | Former CMO at Khan Academy
"It’s a great place to feel like you’re not alone on what can be the very lonely journey of starting a company."
Amelia Lin is the CEO and Co-founder of Saga, an app that helps families save family memories.
"The level of helpfulness from founders who are further along than you and lived through the challenges you’re facing was above and beyond 99% of what I’ve found in other places."
Founder/CEO: Leda Health | Former Founder of Iyanu
"I can use On Deck as a resource to navigate any challenge that comes up for the rest of my career."
Founder/CEO: Momentum | Co-Founder: Defeat By Tweet
"The size of the network and the curation of the people in it is so active and dedicated to helping each other. It’s like a living thing."
Founder/CEO: The Supercreator
"There is a general expectation that writing fellowships are very tactical. Those things are valuable, but the humanity of On Deck is what has supported me in my writing life moving forward."
Founder Patch Ventures | Former Director of Growth, East Coast at Lyft
"They understand that organic and iterative connection is where the magic happens."
Former CTO of WeWork | VP of Product at Spotify | Product at Apple
"There is nothing like this forum to reinvigorate and expand your perspective."
CEO & Co-Founder of Levels | Former Founder/ CEO at CarDash
"By just putting yourself in an environment with a lot of other interesting people, good things tend to happen."
Managing Editor, Works in Progress
Cofounder, Bleacher Report
Former CTO at WeWork; VP Product Spotify; Dir. PM at Google
Former COO, Venmo
Co-creator, Facebook Libra
Partner, Unusual Ventures
Founder, Visualize Value
CEO, Sibi Health
Partner, Bain Capital Ventures
Previously CEO 8fit & Storycode
Senior Security Engineer, Netflix. Formerly NASA.
CEO, Loyal. CoS, Longevity Fund.
VP Engineering, Twitter
Software Engineer, Keeper Security
Product Evangelist, Draftbit
Former CEO, 8fit
Angel Investor; Host of Means of Creation
CoS to CEO at Reddit
Senior Product Designer, Elastic
CEO, Career Karma
Doctor, YouTuber, Course Creator
Creator, Notion Mastery
CEO, Pair Team
Anne-Laure Le Cunff
Founder, Ness Labs. Ex Googler
Co-founder, Placement.com. Formerly VP of Product, Flexport
Co-founder, Token Daily
Creator, Maker Minions/Cuppa
Clea Kolster, PhD
Director of Science, Lowercarbon Capital
Founder, Late Checkout
CoS and VP, PgM at Chime
Product Design Manager, Square
Author, Artist, & Speaker
Founder, Year Zero & Life Performance Systems Course Creator
Candice Blacknall, MD
Christian Vizcaino Jordan
VP & Global Head of Trade & Financial Services, Flexport
Founder, Stupeflix (acq. by GoPro)
Global Director of Product Marketing, PayFit. Ex-LinkedIn & Dell
Founder, Speakeasy. Formerly CMO, Khan Academy
Captain, Design Off The Boat
CEO Gumroad; Angel Investor
Substack, Author of Work in Public
CoS at MainStreet
Lead Designer, Forethought
CEO, Morning Brew
Creator, Part-Time YouTuber Academy
PM, Zaarly & Creator of Almanack of Naval Ravikant
Former Partnerships Lead, Verily (Google Life Sciences)
Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Alloy
Founder, Bundle Africa. Formerly Director of Binance Labs
Co-founder and CEO, Loyal
Alice Lloyd George
Founding Partner, Rogue; Host of Flux
Founder, 100 Days of No Code