Philip is Founder and Managing Partner of Evolution Venture Partners and has extensive experience in investment banking, merchant banking and the management of small and mid-size companies. He has participated in over 150 public and private debt and equity offerings in his career. He has been involved in over $1 billion in financings for early stage companies. Philip was Founder and Managing Partner of Foundation Ventures, an investment banking and advisory firm serving the life sciences industry.
Previously, Philip was Founder and Managing Director of BlueStone Capital Partners, a global investment and merchant bank focused on small and mid-cap growth companies. He was also Founder and Managing Director of Trade.com Global Markets, a global technology and financial services provider to leading financial institutions worldwide, including ABN Amro and Standard Chartered Bank. His responsibilities included starting up and managing Trade.com's Asia Pacific headquarters while based in Singapore. The combined entities of BlueStone and Trade.com had over 600 employees with offices in New York, California, New Jersey, Florida, Frankfurt, London, Vienna, Mumbai, Dehli, Sydney, and Singapore.
Philip has extensive experience working with major international banks and equity sponsors. In addition, he has significant expertise in the operations and restructuring of small and mid-cap companies. He has served on numerous boards of directors and has been a guest lecturer on various topics, including technology startups and financial services at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Philip received his B.A. from Northwestern University.