Team Tusk

Brad Welch

brad welch

Brad is a Partner at Tusk Venture Partners.

Before joining TVP, Brad was a Partner at Morpheus Ventures, where he spearheaded LP fundraising, sourcing new investments, and served on the Board of Directors of Vintra, Skolem, HouseCanary, and Percent.

Prior to Morpheus Ventures, Brad was a Principal at BMW i Ventures, BMW’s $800M VC and growth equity fund in Silicon Valley. There he participated on the boards of autonomous vehicle, frontier tech, and enterprise SaaS companies leveraging artificial intelligence.

Brad’s early career included roles as a Product Lead at Argus Cyber Security (acquired by Continental for $450M in 2017), and as a Senior Analyst at the Marinas Fund, a $1BN equity long short hedge fund in Manhattan focused on the technology sector. Prior to this, Brad spent five years as a Senior Associate at PW Asset Management, where he was an early investor in four unicorns: SoFi, Health-Ade, Essentia Water, and Drizly. He began his career on the Equity Capital Markets team at Morgan Stanley, serving as the Technology Sector Specialist for the ECM Exotic Derivatives team. Brad’s passion for technology investing started at age 14, when he began interning for Wall Street Investment Bank, Raymond James, throughout high school.

Brad received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he wrote his master’s thesis on artificial intelligence and machine learning. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and American History from Duke University, where he was a Strong Safety and Wedge Buster on the Varsity Football Team, and Captain of the Duke Rugby team. He is based out of the firm’s New York office.