Our Mentors

Eric Knopf

Eric Knopf is the Co-Founder of Webconnex, which makes white-label event registration and online donation software used by global brands such as Crossfit, RedBull, Google, Salvation Army, American Red Cross, and over 40,000 other organizations. To date, Webconnex software has been used to process nearly $2B in payments and currently processes over $2M per day. Webconnex is bootstrapped, profitable, and competes with billion dollar competitors with a staff of just over 30 people. Prior to Webconnex, Eric was the principle of a startup consultancy called Vision Launchers which helped build technology startups for entrepreneurs. Inc. Magazine and Forbes have previously named Eric one of the top thought leaders to follow on Twitter for Entrepreneurship and small business. Beyond his passion for startups, Eric is also actively involved in ministry. He founded a faith community called Epic Life where he regularly preaches and teaches and recently authored a theology book. Eric is a graduate of Westmont College, is married with two kids, and has a unusual appetite for bacon.