Keiretsu Capital's Managing Partners and extended team of advisors combined have centuries of experience in successfully backing growth seed and early stage technology companies and in investing in real estate. As a team, they have built the largest angel investor network in the world (Ranked the most active venture investor in the USA) and several have managed multi billion dollar investment funds and firms.
The senior advisor network provides valuable expertise before and during due diligence and then in support of portfolio companies once Keiretsu Capital has invested in them.
Randy Williams founded Keiretsu Forum in September 2000 to provide a disciplined and structured approach to angel investing. Mr. Williams’s passion for investing and bringing together like-minded community leaders has created a powerful and giving environment for entrepreneurs. Today Keiretsu Forum is the largest angel investment community in the World.
MATTHEW C. LE MERLE
Matthew Le Merle is a Managing Partner of Keiretsu Capital and Fifth Era (www.fifthera.com). Matthew was formerly the Co-President of Keiretsu Forum in San Francisco and is an expert on digitization having advised leading technology companies including eBay, Google, HP, Microsoft and PayPal on how to drive and benefit from emerging digital value propositions.
Nathan McDonald is a Managing Partner and CEO of Keiretsu Capital. Nathan brings a unique entrepreneurial business and organizational development background developed during many years of hands-on, active leadership and operational experience. As one of the Northwest's leading organizers of entrepreneurial and investor relations-focused media and funding events, he has facilitated scores of engagements and successfully promoted hundreds of privately financed high-growth companies.
ADDITIONAL FUND LEADERSHIP
KATIE HAMBURG (RESEARCH & COMMUNICATIONS)
Prior to joining the Keiretsu Capital team, Katie was Director of Operations and Research for the US Angel Resource Institute where her responsibilities included HALO Report data collection, analysis, and project management; seminar implementation and customer service; strategic development and grants. Katie holds an MBA from Willamette University and is based in Seattle, Washington. Learn more at linkedin.com/in/katie-hamburg.
Adam Henderson (real estate access fund)
Adam has 30 years in commercial real estate Investing and Management, and has successfully closed over a billion dollars in real estate transactions and overseen hundreds of millions in construction and capital improvement projects from inception to completion.
He is proud to lead one of the most seasoned teams of commercial real estate professionals in the Bay Area. His team of asset/property managers have on average 20 years of experience in the industry, and can assist you at every level of your commercial office space needs.
He loves the challenge of developing new organizations and am proud to be a founding member and serve on the Board of Directors for the Keiretsu Forum, the Contra Costa Software Business Incubators (CCSBI) and Ag Bid.
Peter Kuhn (real estate access fund)
Peter is a Principal at DG Retail Partners, the largest (non institutional) owner of Dollar General Stores in the country. He is an active real estate investor with interests in healthcare, multifamily, industrial and office projects. He has been a venture capital and private equity investor in the technology and healthcare fields.
Peter is the Founder and CEO of IBP Insurance Services an employee benefits brokerage and consulting firm. Peter has a 30 year plus track record of successful business operation and management and has been recognized by his peers on numerous occasions as an industry and thought leader.
Peter’s prior work experience includes time at Price Waterhouse Coopers as a CPA (inactive) and CIGNA. Peter attended Santa Clara University and obtained a degree in accounting.
Peter has been involved at the board level with several organizations including founding and developing a nonprofit for the benefit or art and science programs at Silver Oak Elementary School, the Santa Clara University Board of Fellows and Good Samaritan Medical Group. Mr. Kuhn splits his time between San Jose, California and Scottsdale, Arizona
ERICA LILL (INVESTOR RELATIONS)
Erica is focused on Investor Relations. She comes with hands on startup experience with multiple companies that span across different areas of business ranging from adventure travel to hi-tech and is based in Seattle, Washington.
Max Navas (INVESTMENT AND PORTFOLIO)
Max is focused on the investment decision making process that leads to Keiretsu Capital investment decisions, as well as ongoing portfolio tracking, valuation and commication. He has a deep interest in sustainable technologies and renewable energy and the early stage companies that are making a difference in these areas. Max holds a BS from the University of Washington and is based in Seattle.
Paul Rabinovitch (Real estate access fund)
Paul is the Executive Vice President of Troon Pacific, Inc. Mr. Rabinovitch focuses his efforts on business development, investor relations, fundraising and capital strategy for Troon Pacific and the various investment funds that are managed by Troon Pacific. He is also involved in guiding the multifamily strategy for Troon Pacific.
Prior to joining Troon Pacific Mr. Rabinovitch held leadership positions in several regionally prominent real estate companies. He brings 20 years of real estate acquisition, development, equity investment, and asset management experience to Troon Pacific. His portfolio of projects includes over 1,200 apartments in urban, suburban and resort communities, land development, brownfields redevelopment, as well as the development of over a hundred townhouses.