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Silversmith Capital Partners Announces Sri Rao, Marc Munfa, Brian Peterson, and Nikhil Marathe named to GrowthCap’s Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List
Silversmith Capital Partners Announces Sri Rao, Marc Munfa, Brian Peterson, and Nikhil Marathe named to GrowthCap’s Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors ListRead More Here
BOSTON, MA (December 18, 2019) Four senior investment professionals from Silversmith Capital Partners have been named to the GrowthCap Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors List. Sri Rao, Marc Munfa, Brian Peterson, and Nikhil Marathe are profiled on the sixth annual list, acknowledging their accomplishments in growth equity.
Sri Rao, General Partner
Sri joined Silversmith Capital Partners in 2015. At Silversmith, Sri focuses on investments in SaaS &Information Services, including sales, marketing, customer service and ecommerce related technology companies. He is involved with Silversmith’s investments in ActiveCampaign, DistroKid, Impact, PDFTron Systems, RedAwning Group, Validity and Webflow.
Prior to Silversmith, Sri was Senior Director of Advertising Products at salesforce.com where he served in various roles to create and scale the Salesforce Marketing Cloud business unit after joining Salesforce through its acquisition of Buddy Media. Prior to Buddy Media, Sri was an Associate at TA Associates and an Analyst with Jefferies Technology Investment Banking group. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS from The Wharton School and a BAS from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Marc Munfa, Principal
Marc joined Silversmith Capital Partners in 2015 as a Principal. At Silversmith, Marc focuses on investments in SaaS & Information Services, including human resources technology, financial technology, supply chain technology, and risk and compliance-based models. His investment experience at Silversmith includes Absorb Software, Digital Map Products, and Swift Prepaid Solutions.
Prior to Silversmith, Marc was a Vice President at JMI Equity, where he focused on growth equity investments in the healthcare and enterprise software sectors. Prior to joining JMI, Marc was an Associate at Morgan Stanley Private Equity, the firm’s middle market private equity fund, and an Analyst with Morgan Stanley Real Estate. He received a BA, summa cum laude, in Economics and History from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Brian Peterson, Principal
Brian joined Silversmith Capital Partners in 2015 and is currently a Principal. At Silversmith, Brian focuses on investments across the firm’s two core verticals, Healthcare IT & Services and SaaS & Information Services. His investment experience at Silversmith includes Centauri Health Solutions, Iodine Software, LifeStance Health, Nordic Consulting, Sound Physicians, and Net Health.
Prior to Silversmith, Brian was a Vice President at Sterling Partners and an Associate at Metalmark Capital. Brian began his career as an Analyst in Lazard’s Healthcare group. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and received his M.B.A. with honors as a Palmer Scholar from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
Nikhil Marathe, Vice President
Nikhil joined Silversmith Capital Partners in 2015. He focuses on investments across the firm’s two core verticals, Healthcare IT & Services and SaaS & Information Services. His investment experience at Silversmith includes BHE, Centauri Health Solutions, LifeStance Health, MediQuant, Partners Surgical and Upperline Health.
Prior to Silversmith, Nikhil was an Associate at TA Associates where he focused on growth equity investments in healthcare IT and services. Prior to TA Associates, he was an Analyst at Evercore Partners in the Technology M&A group. He received a BS, magna cum laude, in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
About Silversmith Capital Partners
Founded in 2015, Silversmith Capital Partners is a Boston-based growth equity firm with $1.1 billion of capital under management. Silversmith’s mission is to partner with and support the best entrepreneurs in growing, profitable technology and healthcare companies. The firm seeks to invest $15 million to $75 million per company. Representative investments include ActiveCampaign, Centauri Health Solutions,Digital Map Products, Impact, LifeStance Health, MediQuant, Nordic Consulting Partners, and Validity.The partners have over six decades of collective investing experience and have served on the boards of numerous successful growth companies including Ability Network, Dealer.com, Liazon, Liberty Dialysis, MedHOK, Net Health, Passport Health, SurveyMonkey, Wrike and Yapstone. For more information, visit www.silversmithcapital.com.