Brad Hammond 

Brad co-founded Weathergage Capital in 2006. He has 16 years of venture investment experience and 11 years of legal experience representing private tech companies. Brad is essential to numerous processes, including investments and legal.

Prior to Weathergage, Brad spent five years at Knightsbridge Advisers and was a Managing Principal. In addition to his venture capital partnership investing and fund of funds management experience he has more than ten years of broad exposure to the venture capital industry as an attorney representing venture-backed private and public companies at all stages of growth, including venture financings, initial public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Brad began his legal career with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a prominent Silicon Valley law firm in Palo Alto, California, and was a partner in a large Midwestern law firm.

Brad has a B.A., magna cum laude, from Princeton University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.


JD, Stanford
BA, Princeton




Weathergage is a nautical term that indicates a favorable position relative to the wind. In the Age of Sail, a ship that "had the weathergage" had a great advantage because it better controlled the time and sequence of battle.