about
title 3 funds

Providing investment opportunities in curated startups and growing businesses. We work with leading incubators to find the next Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Uber for our subscribed investors to hit home run after home run.

Our Team

Bruce Virga
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Bruce Virga is an accomplished leader with over three decades of experience driving growth, profitability, strategic alliances, and operational success for companies ranging from insurance to consumer and enterprise software. He joins Title3Funds as CEO from WIRIS, which acquired Design Science, a successful software company he bootstrapped and built. Prior, Bruce started and built a successful wholesale insurance company with offices in major U.S. cities. Bruce has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing & Advertising from the State University of New York, F.I.T. He lives in Laguna Beach with his family, cooks, competes in CrossFit and plays in the World Series of Poker’s Main Event.

Ronald A. Hirsch
Principal, Founder & Chief Strategy Adviser

With a successful Wall Street career spanning over 30 years in all aspects of economics, finance, money management and research, Ron has a unique perspective from both an investor’s and business executive’s point of view. As a venture capitalist and former CEO and Chairman of a public company, he fully understands the challenges and opportunities in the business world. An army veteran with a strong sense of social justice and equal opportunity, he co-founded Title3Funds.com, with the idea that investing in startups and new businesses online, should be available to everyone. Ron is a world traveler with a keen interest in sacred archaeological sites. He is a patron of the arts, and enjoys the study of nature and Noetic Sciences. He has a BA in Economics from Michigan State University, and Advanced Studies at NYU Stern School of Business. He believes that innovation and sustainability should be among the driving forces for future generations. He currently resides with his wife in the coastal town of Laguna Beach, California.

Kim LaFleur
CTO

In her more than 20+ years of experience as an entrepreneur and corporate leader, Kim has served as executive management in both public and private companies. Kim is a Fintech & Retail Ecommerce & Digital Merchandising & Marketing expert and adviser. Prior to Title3Funds, much of Kim’s career has been helping 100+ brands and start-ups launch and grow their companies and revenue. She often leverages her vast network of like-minded, forward-thinking entrepreneurs, investors, Venture Capitalists, Family Offices, technologists, marketers, securities attorneys, and expert speakers and authors to “connect” and drive digital investing in start-up and growing companies worldwide. Kim holds advanced degrees in Computer Science with an emphasis in User Experience Design and minor degrees in Journalism. Kim enjoys art, gardening and spending time with her three adult children, friends and family. She and her husband reside in beautiful Southern California wine country.

David Blankman
Director of Business Development
David is an experienced serial entrepreneur, bootstrapping five startups in diverse industries. He founded Blankman Asset Management a SEC Registered Investment Adviser managing client investment portfolios. As VP of an institutional client group, he raised over $300 million in funding for private placement securities issuers. He helped launch and co-manage a successful alternative investment mutual fund. David helped lead a successful Title III Equity Crowdfunding campaign in 2018. He refers to this important new capital formation as “Little Wall Street comes to Main Street”. Driven to guide startups and help them grow into thriving businesses. Working to help investors actively invest into online Equity Crowdfunding private placement securities. David is a skilled motivational speaker and coach for investors and startups.
Amy Wan
Amy Wan
ADVISER

Amy Wan is the Founder & CEO of Bootstrap Legal, which automates real estate syndication legal documents, and co-founder and CEO of Sagewise, a legaltech blockchain company. She hosts The Law and Blockchain Podcast and has authored the Bloomberg Law practice guide to ICOs and Lexis Nexus’ Private Equity practice guide. Previously, she was a Partner at a boutique securities law firm and General Counsel at a real estate crowdfunding platform. Amy founded Legal Hackers LA, which programs around the intersection of law and technology; was named one of ten women to watch in legal technology by the American Bar Association Journal in 2014 and one of 18 millennials changing legaltech by law.com in 2018; and was nominated as a Finalist for the Corporate Counsel of the Year Award 2015 by LA Business Journal.

Amy has also worked in international regulatory and trade policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and was a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Transportation. She holds an LL.M. in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California.

Michael J. Beresford
Strategic Partner

Michael is a successful entrepreneur with over 25 years in the digital marketing industry. Providing integrated digital marketing strategies, specializing in Real Estate, HealthCare, Casual Dining, Fitness and Technology driven companies. As the President of PAK Digital, Michael and his team are well versed in selecting technology that delivers the right solution for the brands we represent. Michael earned his Bachelors Degree in Management Information Systems and Computer Science from the University of Arizona. A Southern California native, he currently resides in Laguna Beach with his wife of 18 years and their three daughters.