James F. Kenefick

James F. Kenefick

Founder and Managing Partner


Entrepreneur, CEO, operator, YPO member & investor. 20+ years in Voice, Data, SaaS & Cloud. Created over $750M in market capitalization with 7 Exits. Raised over $500M.

Roles and Focus

  • Overall firm strategy /
  • Management /
  • Finance /
  • Due diligence /
  • Portfolio balance /
  • Team building /
  • Corporate culture


  • Meditation /
  • Sailor /
  • Rugby /
  • Golf /
  • Fly Fishing


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