Darren Bechtel

What they do: Founder & Managing Director
Where they do it: Brick & Mortar Ventures
How they contribute: Guest Speaker  Maverick Awards Winner

Darren Bechtel is the founder and Managing Director of Brick & Mortar Ventures, the leading sector-specific venture capital fund focused on emerging technologies to improve the way we design, build, operate, and maintain the built environment. Over his venture career, Darren has led investments into twenty-one built world startups, including early investments in PlanGrid, BuildingConnected, Rhumbix, and Fieldwire, Darren has been the single most active early stage investor in AEC and FM tech over the past five years. Prior to entering venture capital, Darren spent more than seven years in startup operations and management in the life sciences industry. Darren currently sits on the boards of startups BuildingConnected, ManufactOn, Fieldwire, Zlien, Holobuilder, Branch Technology, and EverCharge.