Damon DeVito



FOB 112

Education: B.A. Economics, University of Pennsylvania; B.S. Finance, Wharton School of Business; MBA, University of Virginia Darden School of Business

DeVito is an angel investor, entrepreneur, adviser/director to several startups, owner of The Club at Glenmore, Venture Partner at Varsity Financial Group, mentor at UVA’s VentureLab incubator (formerly iLab) and Techstars, and an expert-in-residence at Wharton. He teaches the Venture Velocity (VV) course at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. VV is an applied entrepreneurship class for student founders. It is taught fall and spring and requires application. VV students tend to perform well in pitch contests and many continue with the ventures beyond Darden or as a side gig. VV alums include Tall Order, Single Baked Sweets, PurPics (Techstars), Fad Mania (Y Combinator), Perc Coffee Roasters, and Sonme.