Stage: Growth Equity
Location: Palo Alto

Ran focuses on growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors including technology, business services, and consumer. Ran sits on the board of Cority (recapitalized by Thoma Bravo), Envisage, Infutor and YipitData, and he is also actively involved with Norwest’s investments in Avetta (recapitalized by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe) and Galvanize (acquired by Diligent). Ran was previously involved with Norwest’s investments in 1010data (acquired by Advance), Rainmaker (divisions acquired by RealPage and Cendyn), Kendra Scott (recapitalized by Berkshire Partners), and The Retail Equation (acquired by Appriss).

Before joining Norwest, Ran was an analyst at Union Square Advisors, a technology investment banking firm, as well as a quantitative analyst in the Asset Backed Securities group at Citigroup.

Ran holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering from Cornell University. Ran is also a CFA charterholder.