Chicago, Illinois - London - Chattanooga (TN) - Pittsburgh (PA) - Salt Lake City (UT) - Denver (CO) - Boulder (CO) - San Diego (CA) - Phoenix (AZ) - Los Angeles (CA) - New York (NY) - St. Louis (MO) - Washington (DC) - Durham (NC), U.S.A.
Principal at Cultivation Capital, Technology Funds
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Sweet-spot is leading Pre-A rounds, investing in fast growing B2B SaaS companies near the $1M ARR mark. Our team of former entrepreneurs and operators work closely with portfolio company founders to accelerate growth by helping build the team, crank up the commercial engine, and raise subsequent funding.
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Prefer opportunites headquartered outside of SF/SV/NY, with a history of capital efficiency.
Boulder, Colorado - Chicago (IL) - Ann Arbor (MI) - St. Paul (MN) - Detroit (MI) - Milwaukee (WI) - Madison (WI) - Indianapolis (IN) - Minneapolis (MN) - Provo (UT) - Salt Lake City (UT) - Denver (CO), U.S.A.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco, Califo..., U.S.A.
$14000000 (Series A)
$23000000 (Series B)
$75000000 (Series B)
$30000000 (Series B)
$18000000 (Series B)
$25000000 (Series C)
San Francisco, California - Salt Lake City (UT) - Austin (TX) - Chicago (IL) - Boston / New England - Seattle / Portland - New York (NY) - Los Angeles / Southern California - San Francisco Bay Area (CA), U.S.A.
Steve is a proven entrepreneur & business leader focused on launching, building, and scaling pioneering companies. As co-founder and SVP of Sales and Revenue at mPower, he helped create one of the world's earliest SaaS platforms, oﬀering consumers institutional-quality financial planning and investment advice for the first time online. Later Steve joined Envestnet-Yodlee (NYSE: ENV) to lead their client, revenue, and professional service organizations.
In 2008 Steve joined LinkedIn and was involved in early-stage monetization eﬀorts and became their first ex-pat when he and his family moved to Australia for four years. During this time, Steve led LinkedIn Talent Solutions expansion throughout Asia-Pacific, entering new markets and building teams and oﬀices in Australia, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and China where revenues grew from $0 to over $140 million in less than five years.
Today Steve's focus is on helping early & mid-stage companies succeed. He leverages his experience to help founders and executive teams in areas such as go-to-market, enterprise/B2B software sales, customer acquisition, SaaS, marketing, customer success, talent acquisition, sales enablement, international expansion, strategic relationships, organizational culture, managing hyper-growth, and venture capital fundraising.
Cathay Innovation is a global venture capital fund founded around the shared conviction that supporting digital entrepreneurs by providing them with a platform bridging North America, Europe and China can make a difference in accomplishing their vision. The firm invests in the early growth technology startups.. It is a partnership affiliated to Cathay Capital Private Equity. The firm is based in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Pudong, China; Beijing, China; New York, New York and Paris, France.