Team

The only way to be satisfied is to do what you believe is great work and love what you do.

Thought into Action Ventures was founded by Andy Greenfield and Wills Hapworth. They are long-time close friends and together built the TIA Entrepreneurship Institute. TIA Ventures is the next evolution of their passion for accelerating exceptional entrepreneurs.


Andy Greenfield


Andy’s background is as an operator and lifelong entrepreneur, largely in the marketing research and services arena. He has founded and sold 3 companies, and is founder of the Thought into Action Entrepreneurship Institute at Colgate University.

Wills Hapworth


Wills is a former Morgan Stanley investment banker, has run the Thought into Action Entrepreneurship Institute at Colgate University for the past five years, founded an online primary-education company and is deeply involved in the NYC startup ecosystem.


The fund’s lead investor has deep experience in raising and managing venture capital and private equity funds in Energy and Tech. He has mentored early stage entrepreneurs for more than a decade.

Given their backgrounds, the TIA team is well suited for investing in and mentoring exceptional entrepreneurs and their companies.