Clint is co-founder and managing director of Ulu Ventures, a Silicon Valley seed stage venture firm investing in enterprise IT, FinTech, and startups led by diverse founders. A decision-making under uncertainty specialist, he designed Ulu’s investment process to combine data and intuition to minimize cognitive biases, reduce risk, and produce better, more consistent returns.
An active supporter of entrepreneurship within the Stanford community, Clint taught entrepreneurship in the School of Engineering; mentors at StartX, Stanford’s accelerator; and co-founded Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs, one of Stanford’s largest alumni groups.
Over the last 12 years, Clint and his partner Miriam Rivera have invested in more than 200 startups, 3 of which have become public companies and 11 of which are now unicorns. Prior to Ulu, Clint co-founded four Silicon Valley startups which provided tools to help individuals or organizations make better decisions. He also co-authored a book on ethical decision-making entitled “Ethics for the Real World” (Harvard Business Press 2008).
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Clint holds a PhD and an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University, specializing in decision analysis, and a BA, with Honors, in mathematics from Grinnell College where he serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Clint served his fellowship at Crescendo Ventures under the mentorship of David Spreng. He is a member of Class 14.