Chris is the founder and CEO of Gusher. Chris founded 24 other companies including: Joyce
Co., tech and consumer goods startups; Movy, video messaging with users in 153+ countries;
Exert, smart body coolant; Uzurp, financial intelligence SaaS, ; O’ So Lo Foods, low carb
manufacturer with products sold in over 11,000 stores in 23 countries; Resilere, shareware
platform; and Bull’s Eye Software, target marketing and search software.
Rich has been an investment banker helping emerging companies of all industries raise
capital. He was co-founder of Best Independent Research, launching the world’s first
multi-manager quant strategy ETF, and creator of a television show about business startups,
at Standard & Poor’s.
Bryan oversees the Champion program and partnerships. He is co-founder of Fintech company
Chariot Financial, and has advised 11 companies ranging from proptech, consumer tech, and
B2B SaaS, to investment banking.
Maja is Chief Product Officer having 14 years experience designing products for more than 90
startups. Companies include Silent Push, Alchemy Cloud, and CourseCo. Maja Founded award
winning cosmetics company Ayna.
Max is a Full stack Web Developer with 10 years experience helping companies launch and grow
their business. He has worked on more than 27 startups over 10 years including Edtale,
Succeedium, and My Little Plastic Footprint.
Iuliia is a product designer with a blend of visual design skills and financial services
expertise. Her robust experience crafting inventive visuals and effective user-centered
designs have helped several businesses boost revenue. Iuliia has worked on one startup,