Welcoming Eddie Ackerman Back to the Team!

We’re pleased to announce that Eddie Ackerman has rejoined our team as a Strategic Finance Operating Partner. This is a homecoming of sorts for Eddie, and we are thrilled to be working with Eddie again. As many of you know, Eddie had previously worked with our group before jumping back into an operating role. Eddie’s work going forward will be focused on helping our portfolio companies with all things finance, including financial planning and benchmarking, as well as being an additional resource for finance teams. Eddie will also help our team with analysis and diligence for new investments as we continue to be active on the new investment front.

Prior to rejoining Thomvest, Eddie led the finance and operations functions at Styra, a venture-backed startup that is an emerging leader in the cloud native authorization market. While at Styra, Eddie led the build-out and scale-up of the company’s operations following their Series B financing.

This was Eddie’s second tour of duty as the leader of the finance functions of a rapidly scaling startup. Eddie previously managed many of the finance functions at Encino Energy, including the scale-up of the business from an early-stage startup to a very large organization. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank and so he has extensive M&A experience as well.

We’re thrilled to expand the Thomvest Ventures team as we continue to focus on investments across our core fintech, real estate tech, cybersecurity and cloud infrastructure verticals. Eddie’s in-depth operating experience brings (Read more...)