Aston is an Analyst at Blu Venture Investors. He focuses on Core Blu Investments. Aston is responsible for due diligence, market research, deal sourcing and supporting portfolio companies. Prior to joining BVI, he was an Analyst at The Rock Creek Group, a global investment and advisory firm based in Washington, DC. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics and a Business Administration Minor.
When Aston screens a company, he looks for a strong founding team, differentiated product, and business traction. He enjoys exploring companies across various industries that are disrupting the status quo.
Describe your favorite memory at BVI.
My favorite memory is our annual BVI Cyber Summit which connects cybersecurity professionals with investors and founders. The Cyber Summit has grown over the past couple years to include exceptional speakers and a cyber tank pitch competition.
How has your time at BVI contributed to your future aspirations?
Being at BVI has exposed me to unique founders and the VC ecosystem which has helped me build a strong network that I can utilize going forward.