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Ryan Armbrust

Managing Director at ff Venture Capital


Ryan Armbrust is a Managing Director at ff Venture Capital. In this role he focuses on investment opportunities across a range of emerging industries, including UAVs, machine learning, and broader consumer technologies. Ryan has experience providing targeted growth guidance to ffVC investments including Plated, GoSkip, Wade & Wendy, Adcade, and Top Flight Technologies.

Prior to joining ffVC, Ryan spent seven years at Columbia Technology Ventures, where he commercialized the early-stage technology developed within the research labs of Columbia University. Working with inventors and technologies in areas from computer science and machine learning to architecture and 3D printing, Columbia is where he developed an aptitude for approaching investment decisions through an academic, analytical lens. Ryan continues to broaden his relationships with the communities of Columbia University and greater New York City, having served on the board of the Columbia Venture Community.

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