Fellows Directory

Graham Brooks

.406 Ventures

As a recovering engineer, Graham loves to geek out with techie founders. He joined .406 Ventures in 2007, after 9 years of technology-oriented operating, investing and start-up experience. At .406 he focuses on early-stage investments in big data, healthcare, digital video, and ad tech. Graham also runs the firm’s university outreach initiatives including the .406 Student Fellows program. He actively works with .406 companies WoodPellets.com, Connotate, AbilTo, Iora Health, Attend.com, Compass.com, and Reltio.

Prior to .406 Ventures, Graham worked at Bose Corporation where he lead the team that identified, evaluated and structured strategic investment and acquisition opportunities within the digital media and technology infrastructure market. While at Bose, Graham was selected to be part of the internal venturing team where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and growing new businesses.

Graham has served as an advisor to several seed-stage digital media and web 2.0 start-ups, and was an EIR with the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network where he incubated and co-founded Accentus, a technology company that developed innovative solutions for the financial trading industry. Graham began his career as a programmer and consultant for ALK Associates, a transportation consulting and software provider. Graham was lead architect for ALK’s rail-car tracking software e-Tracker and holds one US patent and one patent pending.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Graham has an MBA, with Honors, from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a BSE in computer science from Princeton. He is a two-time All American fencer and represented the US in the 1991 Cadet World Championships as well as several World Cups.

Graham is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 13 and served his fellowship at .406 Ventures under the mentorship of Liam Donohue.