AlleyCorp, a New York-based early-stage venture capital firm, appointed Doug Band as a Venture Partner.
Prior to joining AlleyCorp, Doug was Co-Founder and former President of Teneo. Teneo has more than 1,500 employees located in 39 offices around the world working exclusively with the CEOs and leaders of the world’s largest and most complex companies, philanthropies, and investment firms.
Band had previously served in the White House Counsel’s office for four years and later in the Oval Office as Deputy Assistant to the President. he served as President Clinton’s chief advisor from 2002 until 2011 as the key architect of Clinton’s post-Presidency. Band was instrumental in the creation and growth of the Clinton Global Initiative, which benefited 2,100 philanthropic initiatives in 180 countries. He has worked with multiple U.S. Presidential Administrations in negotiations to free Americans held around the world; has assisted in the rebuilding of nations and regions after some of the worst natural disasters in the past two decades; and has advised several heads of state, governors, and mayors transition out of public office into private life.
In his new role with AlleyCorp, Band will lend his experience and network across business, media, government, and philanthropy to add strategic value to AlleyCorp’s diversified group of portfolio companies, with a particular focus on executive preparedness and mentorship, readiness for pivotal business milestones, culture building, and business development. As AlleyCorp has expanded its focus across a wide variety of industries – including healthcare, robotics, developer tools, materials science and semiconductors, and social impact – Band’s experience founding and building the leading CEO advisory firm, his work as a strategic partner to some of the largest companies in the world, and his understanding of public affairs will be broadly applicable to the firm’s portfolio. Additionally, Band will simultaneously continue his ongoing diplomatic engagement with the U.S. government.
Founded by serial entrepreneur Kevin Ryan, AlleyCorp is a venture capital firm that founds and invests in transformative companies across dedicated verticals for Diversified Technology, Healthcare, Robotics, and Social Impact. Companies incubated by AlleyCorp include MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB), Gilt Groupe, Business Insider, Zola, Nomad Health, Pearl Health, Diana Health, and Transcend Therapeutics. In addition to founding companies, AlleyCorp actively invests across pre-seed, seed, and Series A.