Bill Elkus

Managing Director

Bill has been recognized as one of the top 50 to 100 Venture Capitalists in the US by Forbes Magazine in its annual Midas List on three occasions. He founded Clearstone Venture Partners in 1997 and has been a Managing Member of its General Partners since their inception.

Bill’s past board and observer roles include United Online/NetZero, Overture, PayPal.com, The Chronicle Publishing Company, Cooking.com and WeddingChannel.com. 

Bill is a 1977 graduate of Harvard Law School (JD, magna cum laude) and a 1973 graduate of MIT, where he earned a MS in Management from Sloan School of Management and a BS in Mathematics.

Bill is currently investing his time with Sumeru Team in pursuit of a first close in 2020.

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