Ryan Else

Ryan Else is a Venture Capital investor and the founder of Roadster Capital.

He has led turnarounds for publicly traded companies, co-founded a consumer product brand and has worked closely with both Fortune 500 and venture backed businesses.


He earned his MBA from The University of Notre Dame and studied Venture Capital Fund Governance at The Rock Center for Corporate Governance, a joint initiative of Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.



What I'm Working On

I am working with teams in the United States & Latin America as a strategic investor, advisor and interim executive in the development of companies that are shaping the future of technology and consumer marketplaces. When unexpected changes occur I am able to step in and navigate your operational challenges.


I am a board advisor for Bayonet Technologies , one of my portfolio companies in Mexico City, MX, and have advised companies in many capacities at all stages of growth. I have worked across industries and bring a differentiated strategic approach to each engagement. I have worked with companies in the hardware space working with haptic technologies for visually impaired, autonomous robots, computer vision robots, on demand cleaning and pet care services, financial technology tools for consumer banking and fraud prevention, SaaS continuous improvement for frontline workers, software platforms that utilizes AI & ML, Quantum Computing, Data Center Appliances, Cryptography Solutions and food delivery platforms.


Investing Early Is My Forte

What is your forte? Mine is investing early, managing growth and looking beyond the fold for opportunity and long run value.

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