Liam Pisano

Co-Founder + Managing Partner

Liam Pisano is a Managing Partner at EduLab Capital Partners. Prior to co-founding EduLab Capital Partners, Liam was the Managing Director at LearnLaunch, an early-stage education technology investment platform, and co-working space. There he managed all LearnLaunch investment activity and drove domestic and international strategy for the organization. He has over 16 years of direct investing experience, holding investment professional positions at Spectrum Equity Investors, Hercules Capital, and Patriot Capital. He also co-founded one of the first MOOC’s for student use, Academic Earth, which was named as Time Magazine top websites of 2009 and was eventually sold to an ABRY Partners portfolio company.

Liam received his B.A. in Political Science from Williams College, where he was a member of the two time National Championship Division III cross country team. He received his M.B.A from Yale University where he was a founding member of the Yale Economic Review.

He is a proud 19-year member of the Big Brothers Association of Massachusetts, a two-time big brother and former Big Brother of the Year. He is also co-founder of the William Gaines Foundation (Biggie’s Kids), a non-profit organization serving underprivileged inner-city high school students.

Fast Facts

Location: Boston, MA

Education: Williams College (BA), Yale School of Management (MBA)

Favorite EdTech from Childhood: The Oregon Trail for the Apple IIe and DreamTeam Rotisserie Baseball for the Apple II. The latter of which was the catalyst for a lifelong addiction.

Board Representation:

Schola, Riipen (Observer)
eCareVault (Observer)
Prompt (Observer)
EduKasyon (Observer), Ellipsis (Observer)