Meet our Summer Interns — Class of 2022

5 min readJul 1, 2022

By: Tori Krouse

Today, we’re excited to announce our eight summer interns at 25madison. The program has yielded many of our full-time team members: Merrill Anovick, Grant Silow, Rebekah Foster, & Alex Toporek. Our interns have also gone on to start companies that make it into our portfolio (shoutout to Noah Gray, CEO of Onda). The program has also made introductions to our incubation leadership: Ben Putzer is now an early employee at Cuely. We love it when our interns join the 25madison family on a more permanent basis!‍

Our interns jump right in! They work closely on our internal incubations, gain exposure to our studio and venture investing arms, do independent deep dives on industries we’re interested in, and sometimes even arrive at their own incubation ideas. We believe the 25madison Intern Program is unique in the opportunity it affords our interns to gain experience in all our ecosystem’s activities: building, operating, and investing.

MBA Interns‍

Jack Lazarus

Jack joins us from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Before pursuing his MBA, Jack was at Snapchat for four years and held various roles on the Business Solutions team. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Corporate Strategy from Vanderbilt University. This summer, Jack will be leveraging his go-to-market and startup experience to help launch an incubation and evaluate other potential investments.

Matthew Markham

Matt is an MBA candidate at Wharton. He’s pursuing a dual concentration in Quantitative Finance and Healthcare Management. He holds degrees in both Economics and Biology from Brown, and spent time in investment banking at Morgan Stanley, private equity at Genstar Capital and entrepreneurship at Acuant, an Audax Private Equity company, which…




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