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For Builders

Contrary supports builders for life. We help you foster friendships with world-class peers, develop a global network of thought-partners, and prepare to start a life-defining company one day.

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Stella Han

Fractional

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Scott Sonneborn

Tydo

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For Founders

We relentlessly back founders from first check to IPO. There's no such thing as "too early" for a conversation with the Contrary team — we invest in people with no more than an idea, as well as established companies focused on scaling.

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Aadit Palicha

Zepto

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Karim Atiyeh

Ramp

For Students

We work with Venture Partners across North America's top universities to identify the best and brightest, and support them for life.

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Michelle Schwartzman

Stanford University

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Tara Sullivan

Penn