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Charlie P.


When evaluating whether a mentor would be a good match for your student keep in mind that the greatest leading indicator of success is how well a mentor and their mentee get along.

Questions to ask yourself:

  • Would the student find this person inspiring?
  • Do they share any interests, hobbies, or lived experiences?


- Present • Harvard UniversityCambridge, Massachusetts
I’ve been a Curious Cardinals mentor since October 2021I am passionate about mentoring students in the areas of Psychology, Economics, Personal Finance, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Economics.

Charlie P. (IN A NUTSHELL)

Charlie is pursuing a concentration in Psychology with a secondary in Economics at Harvard College. In 2018, he graduated from The Branson School in Ross, CA where he led his class as a 3x president and ultimately as student body president & graduation speaker. At Harvard, Charlie is a member of The Crimson Key Society, HFAC, Club Spikeball and Harvard Ventures. In Harvard Ventures— the largest student-run entrepreneurship and venture capital organization at Harvard— Charlie serves on board as Comp Director. As Comp Director he designs and teaches the mandatory weekly entrepreneurship and venture capital course to all prospective members in a classroom setting. During COVID, Charlie took a year off from Harvard and worked as a full-time analyst for Griffin Gaming Partners, a Santa-Monica based venture capital firm focused exclusively on the gaming sector. In this position, he was able to assess ~500 companies as well as gain experience in undertakings such as financial modeling, industry competitive analysis, analyzing company materials, communicating with and evaluating existing and prospective ventures, attending partner-level meetings and training incoming interns and hires. 
 At Curious Cardinals, Charlie will remain focused on teaching about venture capital and entrepreneurship and is excited to inspire students on how to practically follow their entrepreneurial dreams.