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Douglas Dunnan

BS '77

Managing Partner
Grosvenor Fund (Greenwich, CT)


Doug is a Managing Partner of The Grosvenor Funds, which he co-founded in 1994. Grosvenor is currently investing its fourth fund targeting early-stage, IP protected technologies addressing large market opportunities, with an East Coast geographic focus. Over the past 10 years Doug and his partners have made over 60 venture capital investments.

Prior to co-founding Grosvenor, Doug spent 10 years at Salomon Brothers. After six years in corporate finance covering technology and media companies, Doug spent two years on the Chairman's strategic planning staff. Then during his final two years at Salomon, Doug headed the private placement of equity, where he developed a network of participants in the private capital markets and oversaw numerous private equity financings.

Doug also practiced law with the Kirkland & Ellis venture group in Chicago from 1980 to 1982.


Doug graduated from Cornell University, Harvard Law School and the University of Chicago Business School.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Dunnan sits on the Boards of Portero, Inc and i2S, Inc.