About Us

The future of work is self-employment and freelancing. Forcefield is supporting this growing group by making it easier than ever to incorporate, remain compliant, manage taxes, and run your business. We’re located in sunny San Diego and backed by the Launch Factory startup studio.

Directors & Advisors

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Brad Chisum

  • Co-founder & Former CEO of Lumedyne Technologies (Acq. by Google)
  • Partner, Launch Factory
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Bill Orabone

  • Veteran of global business & serial entrepreneur
  • 4xs successful technology exits worth >$450M
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James Hereford

  • Former Chief of Staff for Tech Engineering division within Google Hardware
  • Partner, Launch Factory
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Kim King

  • Former General Partner of IDG Ventures with >$120M managed & invested
  • Professor at both UCSD & SDSU
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Andy Ballester

  • Co-founder, former CTO of GoFundMe
  • Mentor with EvoNexus; Techstars Anywhere; Ad Astra