C'pher Gresham (MIR)



C'pher Gresham
National Director of Expansion
Email: [email protected]

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A social entrepreneur, investor, and advisor to companies, C'pher has started and supported hundreds of businesses globally. As the National Director of Expansion at SEED SPOT, C'pher leads the charge in bringing SEED SPOT's impact to communities across the US.

SEED SPOT is nationally ranked by Gust as one of the Top 20 Accelerators in the World and in 2015 was named by Cisco & UBI Global as one of the Top 3 Social Impact Incubators in the United States. SEED SPOT also won a 2016 Emmy for their partnership with Univision supporting Latino entrepreneurs through Véndeme tu Sueño. With a mission to educate, accelerate, and invest in the dreams of social entrepreneurs, SEED SPOT exclusively supports entrepreneurs building products, services, and technologies that improve lives or communities. For more information visit: www.seedspot.org

C'pher is the cofounder of Swillings Coffee, a direct-trade Columbian Coffee company supporting smallholder farms and employing individuals in rural Colombia. He serves on the advisory board of several organizations including the first coworking space in Afghanistan, the King's College Incubator in Nepal, and on AVA School Solutions. He has lived on a 135' tall ship in the Caribbean studying oceanography, and worked internationally in Thailand, Tunisia, and Nepal.

He graduated with a B.A. from The George Washington University in Psychology with a Pre-Medicine concentration and an MBA Summa Cum Laude from the Thunderbird School of Global Management with a concentration in early-stage financing for growth companies. He has an unhealthy passion for BBQ and has a BBQ sauce recipe published by the Washington Post.