Our Team

Lacy Edwards

Chief Investment Officer

Lacy Edwards has spent over 30 years as a Silicon Valley software industry CEO. He raised numerous rounds of public and private capital, managed several mergers and acquisitions, led a successful IPO, and has led companies through explosive growth as well as significant downsizing. Lacy served as a board member for a number of public and private companies and has mentored CEOs and business leaders.

As an entrepreneur, Lacy started or helped start companies from ground zero to hundreds of employees, hired to turn around stalled companies, built worldwide distribution networks, and served as a Limited Partner for a number of venture capital firms and private equity funds where he evaluated hundreds of business plans.

Lacy was recognized as CEO of the Year by Insider Magazine, awarded Entrepreneur of the year by the Harvard Business School Club and as CEO, twice placed companies in the Inc 500. He has lectured at over 100 colleges and universities on entrepreneurship and served as Executive in Residence for the academic year 2003-2004 at Auburn University.

Today Lacy is an active public speaker on entrepreneurship and leadership, a management and business strategy consultant, an investment advisor, and the Managing Partner in a private equity firm.