Prior to starting Tribeca Venture Partners in 2011, Brian was the founder and Managing Director of the venture arm of Greenhill & Co (NYSE: GHL), a Principal at Sterling Partners, and a Vice President at ABN AMRO’s U.S. venture fund. In total, Brian has spent more than 24 years in the venture business.
He has invested across a broad number of sectors during his career including fintech, enterprise and SMB SaaS, marketplaces, healthtech, martech, edtech and proptech. Brian was/is responsible for the following TVP investments: Actuate, ACV Auctions (Nasdaq: ACVA), AiCure, AlphaSense, Bakpax (acq. by Teachers Pay Teachers), Coinsetter (acq. by Kraken), CommonBond, Crafty, Cuebiq, Domio, Honeybook, Katapult (Nasdaq: KPLT), Lendio, Mighty, Ozobot, Procurated, ShopKeep (acq. by Nasdaq: LSPD), Suzy, Thinkful (acq. by Nasdaq: CHGG), TireTutor, Truveris, Visibly, and Vivvi.
Brian holds a BA in economics and American studies from Brandeis University.
My first lessons in entrepreneurship came from trading and selling baseball cards.
In my entire life I’ve yet to taste coffee.
I once spent a summer cycling through France and Spain which is an amazing way to really see a country.
Many years ago I sneaked into Cuba and had my camera taken away by the military in Havana while taking pictures of a police/military exercise from a distance.
I’m patiently waiting for the Knicks to win their first NBA championship since I was born.
- ACV Auctions NASDAQ: ACVA
- Bakpax ACQ: TEACHERS PAY TEACHERS
- Coinsetter ACQ: KRAKEN
- Gather AI
- Just Sing It
- Katapult NASDAQ: KPLT
- Makers Kit
- Mobile Commons ACQ: UPLAND SOFTWARE
- Shopkeep ACQ: LIGHTSPEED
- Thinkful ACQ: CHEGG
- YellowJacket ACQ: INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE