RainmakeMe launched in November 2015 to invest in early stage pre-revenue startups.

Chuck Pettid, Founder, is a due diligence expert with extensive experience in seed funding hedge fund startups, investing, launching and managing his own successful companies as well as personally reviewing thousands of prospects for residential and commercial loans. In addition to working with portfolio companies, Chuck is a Partner and head of the deal team at Republic so he knows a thing or two about equity crowdfunding. Chuck graduated from the University of Nebraska and holds a MBA from Fordham University. He’s been there before and understands what you are going through and will be there every step of the way when you apply with RainmakeMe. Chuck is personally invested in Fund I.

Ray Parker, Analyst, has worked for institutions as diverse as NASA, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Orbital ATK and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Ray has helped start various businesses that have been in a variety of different industries, working on anything from moon rover payloads to cancer treatment drugs, to sounding rockets to information security and studies chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Wishing Ray the best. He has graduated (spring 2017) and been hired by Microsoft. Way to go Ray!