Vice President, Venture Development
John Roland is Vice President of Venture Development at Cogo Labs and serves as an advisor to the incubator’s portfolio companies. Prior to his current role, John has held many positions around the incubator and its affiliates including: VP of Analytics at Cogo, SVP of Corporate Development & Strategy at EverQuote (Cogo’s largest portfolio company), and Partner at Link Ventures (Cogo’s parent company). At EverQuote, he established relationships with interested VCs and built the investor relations team which successfully raised a $36M Series B. At Link, he established relationships with interested LPs and raised special purpose vehicles for multiple portfolio companies. John holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics from Dartmouth College and graduated summa cum laude.