Rocket Wagon Venture Studios Announces the Formation of its Board of Advisors and Max Wolff as Initial Member

Company seeks to emerge as the leader in cyber-physical innovation and commercialization


CHICAGO, IL.– August 14th, 2019: Rocket Wagon Venture Studios, a family of vertically aligned, IoT-focused startup venture studios focused on building next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) companies, today announced it has formed its Board of Advisors and appointed its first member, Max Wolff, the Managing Partner of Multivariate strategic consulting services.

Wolff brings a strong background of analytics and broad market understanding, working with companies and capital allocators to optimize revenue and return opportunities. Prior to founding Multivariate, he was Chief Economist at Disruptive Technology Advisers, a Founding Partner at Manhattan Venture Partners, and Chief Economist at Citizen.VC. Max has made thousands of appearances and been published in leading outlets including CNBC, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, CBS Evening News, ABC News, BBC, and The Wall Street Journal.

“I am so excited to be kicking off the Board of Advisors for Rocket Wagon Venture Studios, and proud to have Max join us as the initial member. Max brings a great perspective to help all of our studios. He is exceptionally smart and combines the instincts and analysis for making money with the heart and action for helping people and making a difference in the world. In many ways, Max embodies the essence of our company,” said Don DeLoach, Co-founder and CEO of Rocket Wagon Venture Studios.

“It is always an honor to be added to so sophisticated and diverse a group of folks,” Wolff said. “Rocket Wagon Venture Studios is more than an assemblage of vision, achievement and expertise. Don has hand- assembled a diverse team specialized in expressing technological potential as transformative product. This is the moment for IoT to jump forward. RWVS furnishes the pit crew innovators need to win the race from possible to operational.”

“RWVS is ProtoTypical of Tomorrow, Today,” Wolff continued. “I am beyond inspired to work to make a contribution and believe that my venture experience and network can be productively utilized.” Wolff completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University and University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received a BA and MA in Economics, both summa cum laude, and completed his coursework for a PhD and his AbD from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He teaches economics and finance at the Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School. Max is a Board Advisor to several technology start-ups.

The RWVS Board of Advisors will ultimately extend to six members and assist in providing a varied set of insights and support for the executive team. Subsequent announcements will be made over the coming weeks.

About Rocket Wagon Venture Studios

Rocket Wagon Venture Studios helps to build startups for the cyber-physical world by providing a team of experienced entrepreneurs who also have strong experience in IoT and specific vertical expertise. The RWVS parent organization provides the architectural cyber-physical framework including considerations regarding devices, security, privacy, data governance and ownership, communications, and a broad range of analytics, as well as shared legal and financial services, underlying operational systems, and corporate relationships. The related subsidiary studios are vertically focused venture studios that combine entrepreneurial expertise to de-risk startups and accelerate them to market with vertically aligned, IoT specific expertise to drive targeted startups at higher valuations.

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