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New Board Members Bring 20+ Years of Experience in Tech & Banking

Posted: February 23, 2024

By Ella Napata

Startup San Diego New Board Members David Loseke & Eric Weiss

The Startup San Diego team is growing! This month, we welcomed two new board members, David Loseke, Executive Director in Startup Banking at JPMorgan, and Eric Weiss, CEO and Founder of Chaos to Clarity. These two leaders bring over 20+ years of experience in tech and banking, and we’re excited to see the impact they will make on the San Diego startup ecosystem.

Give a Warm Welcome to David and Eric, here’s a little bit more about them:

David Loseke, Executive Director in Startup Banking at JPMorgan

David Loseke is an Executive Director in Startup Banking at JPMorgan, focusing on providing early-stage Founders access to the JPMorgan Ecosystem that allows companies, individuals, and ideas to scale successfully and sustainably.  Using his experience and contacts, he shares strategic advice, resources, and customized banking services with early-stage startups from seed through Series B. Prior to JPMorgan, David spent 13 years at First Republic Bank, working with founders and startup companies along with businesses, nonprofits, investors, and high-net-worth individuals, providing customized banking, investment, and lending solutions. 

David is very active in the San Diego startup ecosystem, working with UCSD, USD, and the San Diego Angel Conference to make connections for founders to thrive. He’s mentored founders on strategy, judged many pitch competitions, and taught modules on pitch deck construction. He’s also an angel investor with NuFund, Interlock Captial, and San Diego Angel Conference. 

He received his Masters of Business Administration from the Anderson School at UCLA and his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University. He’s married with two daughters and lives in Solana Beach.

David Loseke
David Loseke

“It’s inspiring to see the growth of the innovation economy in San Diego with the confluence of talent and technology as a major economic engine of the region. I am proud to support in any way I can.”

Eric Weiss, Founder and CEO of Chaos to Clarity

Eric Weiss is the CEO and Founder of Chaos to Clarity, which empowers SaaS founders to craft disruptive solutions to big problems, outsmart the competition, execute flawlessly, and mobilize an all-star team to achieve unstoppable growth. Eric brings over 20+ years of tech experience and leadership. As a long-time Startup San Diego supporter, Eric is excited to be on the team to serve the local ecosystem better.

Eric Weiss
Eric Weiss

“My mission as a board member is clear: to be a voice for founders. I aim to engage deeply with the founder community, understanding their needs, challenges, and aspirations. My focus will be on bridging gaps and connecting them with the resources necessary to thrive.” 

Eric received his Masters of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship from San Diego State University and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida. 

Thank You to Our 2023 Board Alumni

We thank our recent Board Alumni for their service to the startup community. They worked tirelessly to shape the events, programs, and experiences to support startup founders, talent, and students. As an all-volunteer board, we appreciate the contributions and passion of Oralia Alvarez, Director of Business Development at Mission Driven Finance, Tara Falcone, Head of L/S Equity Content at Point72, and Javier Islas, Chief Financial Officer at Accessity.

Meet the Team at the Next 1st Mondays – Networking & Expert Panel

The Startup San Diego board of directors is full of some of the most talented and experienced founders, executives, leaders, and educators in San Diego. They are excited to serve the startup community and be a resource. Meet the team at the next 1st Mondays event happening March 4th at the ClickUp HQ in Downtown San Diego. This will be an excellent opportunity to network and celebrate International Women’s Month. We hope to see you there.

Ella Napata

March 28, 2024
8 min read