Brendan Weinstein
Skill Score
Rookie (2/6)
Information Technology
General Partner at Insight Venture Group

An experienced entrepreneur with a deep passion for software development, business and product data analysis, workflow automation, as well as a leading NoCode Advocate and Community Organizer. I co-founded University Beyond and closed over $1M in Venture Capital before exiting in 2018.

NoCode NYC Community Organizer | Producthunt NYC Lead

Evaluated for and PM role archetype
Performance by Category
Top Skills
Writing and presentation Market analysis Data retrieval User journey and personas Performance tracking Metrics definition
Skill Progression

General Partner

Launched IVG in 2022 as a vehicle to continue investing in early-stage startups primarily in Productivity, Sustainability, and Financial Equality/Literacy.

Product Analyst & Growth Engineer

As product manager lead design sprints with the Engineering, Design, and marketing teams.

Analyzed web and mobile analytics and communicating with users for feedback. Created strategy to find product market and implemented custom user experiences per audience segment.

Implemented and lead initial product analytics, data analysis strategy, and user insights strategy. Implemented user event tracking system to analyze growth KPIs, user-based event tracking, segmentation, user personas, and journey maps. Tracked user metrics by implementing Google Analytics, Segment, Heap, BigQuery, Data Studio and Tableau.

Co-Founder & Product Lead

Founded University Beyond Inc. in October 2013, along with two co-founders.

Currently serving as Chairman of Board and advising on Business Operations as well as Data Science, Analytics and Product Development. University Beyond helps brands like Amazon, Starbucks, The Economist, Robinhood, and more find and manage their on-campus brand ambassadors and collegiate marketing initiatives

Our platform provides a job board to post opportunities to our database of thousands of students nationwide, as well as an on-site dashboard for task management, communication, compensation, and reviews. Users and past users include Amazon, Dunkin’ Donuts, Robinhood, GMAT, The Economist, Bou Brands, Mountain Dew, BuzzFeed. NFL RedZone, DirecTV, IMG Live, Pearson, Iconix Brand Group, Group Me, and 7UP.

Dreamit Ed-Tech Alum, Class of 16
Wharton Reimagine Education Award
US Finalist of the Global Edtech Startup Awards
Finalist of the NY Young Entrepreneur Challenge
Finalist of Student Startup Madness
Semi-Finalist ?of Verizon Smart Answers

Chief Executive Officer


Co-Founder | Managing Partner

Alongside a party of overseas – the future of DBFLY had been spotted. The vibrant colored watches we witnessed were needed in the US.

Upon finding manufacturers, my partner Doug Messer and myself were featured in People Magazine’s Style Watch Edition for “Top 50 products under $50”

Personally – I helped generate DBFLY into everyday lives With a simple Design, Manufacture & Sell philosophy on these uniquely customizable and easily interchangeable watches.

Degree Programs

Full Stack, Columbia Engineering Coding Boot Camp

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Javascript Circuit, Computer Programming, Specific Applications

Product Management

Licenses and Certifications

Software Engineer

Product Management Certificate

IBM Business Partner

Javascript Circuit

Startup Entreprenuer