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Beth Schoenfeldt
Co-Founder & CEO

Beth has been a friend and mentor to entrepreneurs around the world for over twenty years, contributing to the launch of thousands of businesses. Beth has successfully launched four profitable businesses culminating in her latest venture: FundedBuy.

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Due to her reputation as a cutting edge thinker and expert on starting and growing businesses, some of the world's top media have turned to Beth for her insights into the latest trends among entrepreneurs and startups. Beth has been featured in outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TIME Magazine, Elle, the TODAY show, The Street, and MSNBC.

After graduating from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and earning her MBA from Columbia University, Beth developed marketing and sales programs for major international brands including Clinique and American Express. She went on co-found Ladies Who Launch (LWL). Beth grew this lifestyle and business-focused media company to over 53 cities and over 100,000 members. Beth’s latest venture FundedBuy, is a platform that gives startups access to volume discounts and the very best service from top vendors. FundedBuy has already saved startups millions of dollars in operating costs and countless hours in research and negotiation.

 
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Megan Hannum
Partner

Megan is a trusted advisor and collaborator to entrepreneurs and investors across the globe. As a partner at FundedBuy, she is responsible for driving the profitability of the business through business development and expansion.

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In conjunction to running FundedBuy, she most recently served as the Director of Special Projects at Distributed Global, an asset management company focused on blockchain-backed and digital assets. She has been a venture consultant to both Comcast Ventures and LaunchTime to source and evaluate investment opportunities. Megan was apart of the founding team at MPOWERD, one of the first benefit corporations that develops and manufactures clean energy solutions. She is a pod leader at P3 Parity Partners, which provides learning programs, resources and networking to women in financial industries to thrive in leadership positions. Megan loves nature just as much as the city, thus lives between LA & NYC. When she is not globetrotting, she loves hiking, yoga, photography, film, writing, and reading to youth at The Pajama Reading Program.

 
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Ben Sun
Co-Founder

Ben is a co-founder and General Partner at Primary Venture Partners. He has been a serial entrepreneur and investor as a co-founder of LaunchTime an incubator and investor in early stage tech startups and as a co-founder of Community Connect which was one of the first social networking companies.

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Ben focuses his investing activities on primarily consumer-facing companies. His previous investments include Coupang, Jet.com, MakeSpace, Ollie, Mirror, Slice, Bounce Exchange, Selfmade, Shoptalk and Penrose Hill. Ben has been active in the NYC tech community for almost 20 years. Prior to working as an entrepreneur and investor, Ben worked at Merrill Lynch in the Technology Investment Banking Group. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics.

 
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Beth Ferreira
Advisor

Beth Ferreira is a Managing Director at FirstMark Capital.  Prior she founded and was the Managing Partner at WME Ventures, the venture capital arm of WME IMG. An accomplished operations leader, company advisor and venture investor, Beth focuses on next generation commerce, consumer tech and enterprise companies.

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Prior to this role, Beth was Chief Operating Officer at Fab where she led the strategic development and expansion of the company’s global operations and customer service infrastructure. As an early senior executive at Etsy, Beth served as Vice President, Finance & Operations and played a pivotal role in transforming the company into a lifestyle brand and profitable global e-commerce platform, seeing revenue growth skyrocket during her tenure. Before joining Etsy, Beth has also held positions at Flatiron Partners, The Boston Consulting Group and Union Bank of Switzerland.

Beth holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.