Meet our WeissFund family

Spencer Weiss portrait

Spencer Weiss

Spencer is a senior in M&T studying Bioengineering and Entrepreneurship and minoring in Computer Science. He has previously worked on several startups and on cancer genomics software at Palantir. He is not related to that Weiss. Feel free to reach out to him at spweiss@seas.upenn.edu.

Lav Kanneganti portrait

Lav Kanneganti

Lav is a junior in the LSM program studying Biology, Finance, and Marketing. She has previously held business and operations roles at several startups and has experience in VC/early stage growth investing. In her free time, Lav enjoys rooting for Kentucky basketball (#BBN always) and eating pints of ice cream. Feel free to drop a line at lkann01@wharton.upenn.edu.

Grant Brewster portrait

Grant Brewster

Grant is a junior in the engineering school studying Digital Media Design. He worked at fintech startup, Trumid Financial LLC, last summer on the data science team and client team. Beyond coding, he enjoys videography and photography. Feel free to hit him up at grantb@seas.upenn.edu.

Soham Dharmadhikary portrait

Soham Dharmadhikary

Soham is a junior in M&T studying computer science and finance. He worked at Capital One last summer on a derivatives trading desk and has previously worked at a startup on Penn’s campus. He enjoys watching movie trailers and traveling. Feel free to reach out at sohamd@wharton.upenn.edu.

Will Morgus portrait

Will Morgus

Will is a junior studying computer science and business analytics. He’s worked for startups in both engineering and business roles, and also enjoys making Spotify playlists and hiking. Feel free to reach out at wmorgus@seas.upenn.edu.

Finella Tutelman portrait

Finella Tutelman

Finella Tutelman is a sophomore studying Finance and Real Estate. She has experience working with several early stage startups in the FinTech, InsurTech, and consumer/retail space. She enjoys traveling, fitness, and coaching rhythmic gymnastics. Feel free to reach out to her at finella@wharton.upenn.edu.

Daniel Bessonov portrait

Daniel Bessonov

Daniel is a freshman in M&T studying computer science and statistics. He worked at Stanford last summer, working on deep-learning based analysis of microbiota. Previously, Daniel was an iOS developer at nFlate and Dali Labs. Daniel enjoys jazz, coding, and stand up comedy. Feel free to get in touch with him @ bessonov@seas.upenn.edu.

Vinay Bodapati portrait

Vinay Bodapati

Vinay is a sophomore in the Huntsman Program studying International Studies and Finance with a minor in Cognitive Science. Last summer, he interned at Edgepoint Capital Partners, a middle-market investment bank based out of Cleveland, OH. Outside of class, Vinay enjoys playing tennis, cheering on Philadelphia & Cleveland sports teams, and watching Food Network shows. Feel free to reach out via email at vb00@wharton.upenn.edu.

Alexa Grabelle portrait

Alexa Grabelle

Alexa is a freshman in Wharton studying Behavioral Economics and Social Impact & Responsibility. She has worked at an education nonprofit, Character Lab, and is the Founder and President of Bags of Books, a literacy service organization. In her free time, Alexa loves discovering new music and trying new restaurants. Feel free to reach out at lexgray@wharton.upenn.edu.

Tomas Pinilla portrait

Tomas Pinilla

Tomas is a sophomore in the School of Engineering studying Mechanical Engineering. When he’s not making guest appearances on Shark Tank, you can find him rowing on the Schuylkill. His email is tpinilla@seas.upenn.edu.

Karl Valentini portrait

Karl Valentini

Karl is a senior studying finance and statistics at the Wharton School. He has experience working in investment management and in investment banking. Last summer, he worked in Morgan Stanley's Global Technology Group in investment banking. In his free time, he enjoys running, stand-up comedy, traveling and routing for Tottenham Hotspur. Feel free to drop a line at karlvale@wharton.upenn.edu.