Peter Boyce II is an investor at General Catalyst, an early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in Cambridge, MA with offices in Palo Alto, SF and NYC.
In addition to his work at GC, he also co-founded & manages Rough Draft Ventures: a program to support technology entrepreneurship on university campuses.
Since joining General Catalyst in 2013 as one of the first two investment professionals based in their NYC office, he works closely with portfolio companies including: Cadre, Mark43, Outdoor Voices, Roman, Great Jones, Jet.com (acquired by Walmart), Rebag, Major League Hacking, Workflow (acquired by Apple), and Freebird.
Through his work at the university level leading Rough Draft Ventures, he supports a community of 150+ early stage teams started out of universities including: Summer, Kryptco, Rocketvisor, Getaway, TetraScience, Cobalt Robotics, LogRocket, Instabase, Pavlov (acquired by Coinbase) and Legalist.
Prior to his time at GC, he worked for online education marketplace Skillshare, helped launch GoGirl Finance (an online community for personal finance education), worked in media at Bad Boy Entertainment, and co-founded Harvard Ventures & HackHarvard.
Peter is a graduate of Harvard University, earning a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and a Secondary in Computer Science, with focus on Behavioral Economics & Network Theory. He grew up in New York City, where he graduated from Stuyvesant High School.
Outside of his time investing, Peter is Vice Chair of Harvard 2013's 5th Year Reunion Committee, a member of the Guggenheim's Young Collector Council - Acquisitions Committee, and is proud to serve as a non-profit board member to support communities he is passionate about: Harvard in Tech, AMANDA+JAMES, Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association, and Code Nation.