Stephan is Founder and Partner of Evolution Venture Partners. He has 15 years of entrepreneurial experience in operations and business development. Prior to Evolution Venture Partners, Stephan was Vice President in charge of infrastructure and technology at Foundation Ventures, an investment banking and advisory firm serving the life sciences industry. Stephan was Founder and Managing Director of ApartmentZone, which was developed to consolidate and upgrade the real estate brokerage industry using technology, communications and the Internet. He played an instrumental role in software development, business development and operations infrastructure. Stephan also held various positions at Encyclopedia Britannica and Zacks Financial Research.