Self-improvement is a common trait among successful entrepreneurs. Runway cultivates your mind with quality mentors, workshops, and events. But we go the extra step, providing a spectrum of wellness programs to support your well-being.

As your startup elevates, meeting talented others who share your commitment to success is quite challenging. That's why Runway provides a solid network of seriously successful entrepreneurs and industry influencers, available to assist your growth.

Get back to working on your startup because everyone associated with Runway, from its leadership, management, mentors, and corporate partners has deep connections in the investment community.

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30,000 SQ. FT. IN THE TWITTER BUILDING

Centrally located in the heart of San Francisco’s innovation district, Runway’s space fuses form and function. According to the task at hand, members strike a productive balance between public and private spaces.

HOME TO 80+ STARTUPS.

Becoming a member at Runway means you’re joining a community 250 founders strong, committed to creating commercially viable startups. You’ll have many opportunities to benefit from their experience, as well as to contribute your insights.

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EVENTS TO EXPAND YOUR HORIZON

With 30,000 sq ft and dedicated staff, you bet Runway holds events. Ranging from workshops, pitch competitions, hackathons, and expert panels, we take pride in the wide spectrum of startup relevant topics and well-regarded speakers we host on a regular schedule.

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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL?

24/7 access to the space, conference rooms, educational events, fast internet (1gbps), in-house cafe, zen area, and individual stations. Please contact us to receive pricing.

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RUNWAY PERKS & DISCOUNTS

We partner with companies to provide perks, discounts, and meaningful business relationships.

DEEPLY STAFFED TO HELP YOU SUCCEED

Matt is the Director of Runway. He's also a Venture Partner at Expansive Ventures, an early stage VC fund built on the Founder Institute's global network. Previously, Matt was a Principal at Ardent Capital, a VC fund that invests in early stage technology companies across Southeast Asia and the founding Head of Business Development and CFO of Topicmarks, a natural language processing company that sold to Tagged, Inc in 2011.

MATT WALTERS

Managing Director

Joe is an iOS developer and early co-founder of StartX, an accelerator for Stanford entrepreneurs. Prior to joining Runway, Joe taught at the Kauffman Fellows Academy and was a Data Analyst Fellow at LocoMotive Labs. Joe started his career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and spent two years teaching bilingual math with Teach For America. Joe holds a BS in Atmosphere & Energy Engineering from Stanford University.

JOE VASQUEZ

Manager, Partnerships & Strategy

Katie is passionate about cross-sector collaboration, empowering entrepreneurs and using technology to facilitate positive social impact. After graduating from Harvard in 2012, Katie worked for a travel company as an International Sales Manager and oversaw the company’s sustainable income generating projects in the Fijian highlands. Before joining Runway, Katie worked at Singularity University helping corporate clients plug into Silicon Valley and identify disruptive growth opportunities.

KATIE DOHERTY

Manager, Partnerships & Business Development

Talla Bavand is a San Francisco native, who graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 in English Literature. With a background in customer service, Talla brings her people skills to Runway and is excited to help Runway grow as a company.

TALLA BAVAND

Manager, Operations

Thomas is the International Partnerships Manager at Runway. Previously, Thomas was Brazil Country Manager for Tencent, where he launched WeChat in Brazil in 2013. Thomas is a current Board Member in TNH Digital Health, a Brazil-based startup that he co-founded in 2013. Thomas graduated from Harvard University in 2011 with a degree in Computer Science and a Language Citation in Mandarin.

THOMAS PRUFER

Manager, International Partnerships

Tito brings together the Runway ecosystem, connecting startups, investors, mentors, and corporate partners. He's also co-founder of BioCurious, the world's first hackerspace for biotech, and a former speaker at TEDx Brussels. His work has been covered by the New York Times, WIRED, and GQ.

TITO JANKOWSKI

Manager, Partnerships & Community

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

Runway partners with companies both to provide perks and discounts to members and to identify opportunities for corporate innovation through partnerships with startups.

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