Currently, William Cardwell wears a few hats. He is a partner in Courage Ventures, a seed funding and lean startup training company. He is also lecturer on entrepreneurship and venture capital topics at Aalto University Executive Education, and Aalto School of Science (the Aalto Ventures Program). He serves as a mentor in several accelerators, including Startup Sauna and Vertical. Formerly, William was in charge of coordinating Aalto University’s strategic university partnerships, as well as being involved in teams that work with corporate partnerships. In 2010 he cofounded and ran the Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE), Aalto University’s tech transfer and spinout arm.