My passion is to help ventures that want to make the world a better place become big companies with even bigger impact.
Companies usually begin with little more than a dream: a concept, an idea, or an invention. But while hope, inspiration, and some personal savings can be the promising seed for a startup, it often takes much more to grow a concept into a thriving company; it takes venture finance.
I am a venture capital and private equity professional with 15 years of experience in a diverse array of verticals including energy, clean tech, agtech, and life sciences / health tech.
I strive to be the bridge between the world’s biggest dreams and the capital needed to make those dreams a reality. Along with embracing the lessons learned from having played a lead role in three successful exits, I also use a toolkit of formal entrepreneurship focused education from the world’s top universities (HEC Paris, Harvard, Oxford) and certification bodies to help founders achieve scalability and profitability.
I draw from a diverse array of advanced story telling skills to execute on this mission. As a certified data science professional and financial analyst, I can create clear financial models to communicate valuations and returns for even the most complex M&A transactions or disruptive business models. I have also won over eighteen international awards for films I have directed and use that skill set to help founders and funds create breath taking presentations and pitches that convert potential investors into highly invested business partners.
My efforts have helped raise more than 100M in equity, debt and LP investment. I have also led detailed diligence on over 50 deals, dissecting data rooms and interfacing with experts to ensure alignment and investment potential are tangible. But my work doesn’t stop after investment – for portfolio companies, I’ve helped CEOs increase revenue by over 100% while improving margins.
After receiving my Responsible Investment Professional Certification from RIA, I love to use my knowledge of Green & sustainable loan principles, Green bond principles, UN Sustainability Developments Goals, Climate bonds Initiative, TCFD, and other majors ESG regulations to help investors and limited partners achieve their wholistic investment objectives.
Do you share a passion for helping the world’s best ideas get the capital they need to fight disease, heal the climate, or create social and environmental impact? If so, let’s talk.