With a background in special education and law, John Weaver is an entrepreneur, investor, and startup lawyer. John started his journey in the startup and venture capital world in 2015 when co-founded Stansbury Weaver, a law firm that provides strategic and legal counsel to startups, entrepreneurs, and investors. John’s areas of expertise lie in intellectual property, raising capital, and strategic planning. Seeing an opportunity to have a greater impact, John co-founded 22 Ventures, an acquisition ecosystem created to support entrepreneurs and leaders, with Michael Redd, former NBA all-star and Olympic gold medalist. John is 22 Ventures’ COO. Before starting his career in the startup industry, John taught, ran a summer camp, and practiced criminal defense and juvenile law. He holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School and lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his two dogs and three kids.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, HUMAN RESOURCES, LEGAL & IP, MANAGEMENT