Konstantine Drakonakis, M.E.M., P.E.
Konstantine is an experienced early stage investor and operator focused on developing proprietary IMPACT technology companies. As an “Entrepreneurial Engineer,” he gravitates to technology companies within the software, med-tech and green-tech markets. He has led over 40 investments for LaunchCapital and the Pritzker Vlock Family Office (PVFO) to date and serves as a strategic advisor for many of his portfolio companies. He represents LaunchCapital and PVFO as a board member on the following portfolio companies: Amastan Technologies (where he was the founding Chairman and CSO), EpiEP, Biorez, TearSolutions, and Affinimark Technologies.
Konstantine is actively involved in the incubation/inception stage of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and serves as an advisor to BioCT’s Bioscience Clubhouse, the Entrepreneurship Foundation, the Donaghue Foundation, and the District Venture & Innovation Center. He is also a Mentor in Residence at the TSAI Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale and a member of the Yale Whitney Avenue Innovation Fund Investment Committee.
Mr. Drakonakis was the Manager of New Technology Investments and Infrastructure Development at Connecticut Innovations. He holds a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale University and a Civil and Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Vermont. He is a board certified Professional Engineer and is a member of the National Civil Engineering Honors Society.