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Wes Selke

Adjunct Professor


Wes Selke is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Better Ventures, a venture capital firm that provides funding and support to companies creating scalable solutions to some of the world’s biggest and most important problems. Wes is the resident "numbers guy" and enjoys helping startups figure out how they're going to make and raise money.

Wes brings 15 years of venture capital and financial advisory experience with Good Capital’s Social Enterprise Expansion Fund, William Blair & Company, and Ernst & Young's Mergers & Acquisitions group. He is a Charted Financial Analyst and earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a BBA from the University of Michigan.

Wes has volunteered with organizations around the globe, which has fueled his passion for applying his business skills to build a better world.  He lives in Oakland, CA with his wife and two young kids and enjoys road cycling in the East Bay hills and Sunday trips to the farmers market.


  • Venture Capital
  • Financial Advisory

Research Areas

  • Venture capital
  • Financial Advisory

Prior Experience

  • Co-Founder and Managing Director of Better Ventures
  • Good Capital’s Social Enterprise Expansion Fund
  • William Blair & Company
  • Ernst & Young's Mergers & Acquisitions group