About Us

We are a multi-family owned group that partners with like-minded entrepreneurs to build profitable businesses under the StartupRunner brand accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our team has over 25 years of experience in product development, operations, finance and go to market, enabling us to:

  • Identify opportunities to launch new businesses with the StartupRunner brand.
  • Turn around businesses and relaunch them with the StartupRunner brand.
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Derick Thompson
Founder & CEO
Managing Parter for StartupRunner Capital and StartupRunner Media

Thani Sokka
Co-Founder & CTO
Managing Partner for StartupRunner Consulting and StartupRunner Foods

Michelle Thompson
Co-Founder & General Counsel
Managing Partner for StartupRunner Foods Brazil