As Senior Associate at Sway Ventures, Dylan Weening assists the investment committee with thesis development, deal sourcing, and underwriting. He also supports the management of the firm’s investor relations and strategic capital raising for portfolio companies.
Prior to Sway, Dylan was a Business Development Manager for a global consulting firm focused on early to mid-stage software and hardware technologies. He co-developed the firm’s business development arm, leading to triple digit revenue growth during his tenure. Additionally, Dylan worked directly with startups conducting market research and developing go-to-market strategies.
Other notable positions and projects include: talent sourcing and development for Warner Bros. Records; capital fundraising and strategy for UC San Diego; gamification and design for the Smart Health Study conducted by Stanford and UC San Diego.
Dylan’s background in business and technology stems from his college education at UC San Diego, where he majored in Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts (ICAM) while studying business via the Rady School of Management. He was a member of the UCSD Men’s Soccer team prior to injury and a scholarship recipient for a business program through UC Extension.