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Team

  • Christian Lawless

    Partner

    Christian founded Conversion Capital to support entrepreneurs transforming financial services. He has been a leading investor in financial technology for over a decade, leveraging 10+ years of senior leadership in capital markets to help our portfolio companies connect with tier 1 enterprise customers and establish best in class sales/go-to-market strategies. He has led investments in Ramp, Blend (NYSE:BLND), Figure, Improbable, Wisetack, and is a Director at Vesta, Haven, and Booster Fuels.

  • Eugene Marinelli

    Partner

    Eugene was previously founder and CTO of Blend (NYSE: BLND), a Silicon Valley technology company propelling consumer banking into the digital age. As an investor, Eugene advises our portfolio companies on establishing robust, scalable teams and technology.

  • Erin Collard

    Partner

    Erin was previously founder and CFO of Blend (NYSE: BLND), a Silicon Valley technology company propelling consumer banking into the digital age, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors. As an investor, Erin focuses on early-stage enterprise and fintech companies helping with financial scale and partnerships. He has over a decade of deep financial and technology experience, having served as both Head Trader and Managing Director at Peter Thiel's fund, Clarium Capital.

  • Alex Kern

    Investor

    Alex focuses on software investments across fintech, AI, data, and crypto. He brings 7 years of research experience across public and private technology markets, most recently with CB Insights where he led their State of Fintech and Fintech 250 research products.

  • Matt Harper

    Investor

    Matt is a member of Conversion Capital’s investment team focused primarily on enterprise software, cyber security, and various FinTech verticals such as lending and insurance. Matt has an extensive background in software and software investing having previously worked at Insight Partners and IBM.

  • Adam Yarnold

    Venture Partner

    Adam is the founder of Fin3 Technologies, Inc., a web3 infrastructure and applications company for financial services. Adam spent 19 years in finance running businesses focused on consumer, real estate, and corporate lending and securitization. He is a graduate of Stanford and Carnegie Mellon Universities and served in the United States Army.

  • Courtney Knox

    Executive Assistant

  • Raphael Del Rio

    Resident Designer in Charge

    Raphael is a design and brand director with several years of experience in software platforms across the financial, healthcare and real estate sectors.

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