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Will Dunbar

Managing Director

Will Dunbar co-founded Core Capital Partners in 1999. Prior to Core, he was founder and CEO of Pebble Hill Capital, an early-stage, technology-focused investment company and was an early investor in webMethods, one of the most successful software IPOs in NASDAQ history.

Previously, he was a senior executive at Allied Capital, a family of publicly traded private equity funds, from 1987 to 1997 and served on the Investment Committee of each fund during that time. Will began his investment career at Venture America where he was involved in the early-stage funding of Discovery Communications and Digene, both of which became multibillion-dollar companies.

Will is a member of the World Presidents Organization, and serves on the board of Venture Philanthropy Partners and the Meyer Foundation.

Will holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Davidson College.

Mark Levine

Managing Director

Mark Levine joined Core Capital in 2000 from GCI Venture Partners, an early stage technology venture capital fund that he founded and that was an early investor in webMethods, one of the most successful software IPOs in NASDAQ history.

Prior to Core, Mark served as an officer, responsible for corporate development and strategy, of GEO-CENTERS, a technology firm with more than $200 million in revenue when it was acquired by SAIC. Previously, Mark was Subcommittee Staff Director for the Small Business Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mark serves on the Board of Trustees of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), the Board of Advisors of both The George Washington University School of Business and the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, and the Advisory Board of Marshfield Associates.

Mark received his M.B.A. from The George Washington University.

Pascal Luck

Managing Director

Pascal has been an advisor to, and an investor in, emerging technology companies as a venture capitalist and investment banker for more than eighteen years and focuses on enterprise software and cyber-security investments.

Prior to Core, Pascal was a Founder of Cross Hill Financial Group, a DC-based private investment banking/M&A advisory firm. Previously, he was a Senior Manager with Deloitte Consulting specializing in finance and strategy initiatives. Pascal began his career as a systems engineer with AT&T-IS/Bell Laboratories.

Pascal is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds an M.B.A. in Finance with Distinction from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters of Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, and a B.S. in Physics/Engineering from Loyola University in Maryland.

Randy Klueger

Chief Financial Officer

Randy Klueger joined Core Capital Partners in 2004 and has assisted various Core portfolio companies, including SwapDrive, buySAFE, sentitO, Core Communications, Clareos, and Covega Corporation, in addition to leading the firm’s internal financial operations, limited partner communications, and capital calls.

Previously, Randy was President of Klueger & Associates LLC, providing Chief Financial Officer services and counsel to middle market companies. He spent the prior ten years as Chief Financial Officer of Global Material Technologies, Inc., an international friction material company, and four years as President and Chief Financial Officer of Millennium Laser Eye Centers, a Virginia-based chain of refractive eye surgery centers.

Randy holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from The George Washington University.

James Keeratisakdawong

Vice President

James Keeratisakdawong joined Core Capital Partners in 2016 and focuses on early stage investments in the enterprise technology sector.

Previously, James was focused on technology investments as a Principal at the Maryland Venture Fund, a $100 million AUM evergreen direct investment fund and a $56 million AUM fund of funds. He began his career with Longstreet Partners, a private investment and advisory firm focused on the enterprise and public sectors. He also has direct involvement in the founding of two technology startups, one focused on collaborative consumption and the other on paid search keyword bid optimization.

James holds a B.S. in Marketing from George Mason University and a MBA from Babson College.

Evan MacQueen

Vice President

Evan MacQueen joined Core Capital Partners in 2011 and focuses on investments in the analytics, cloud, cybersecurity, and technology infrastructure spaces.

Previously, Evan was an Associate at BIA Digital Partners, a mezzanine investment firm providing  growth and buyout investment capital to the media, telecommunications, and technology-enabled business services sectors.

Evan is an active member of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and a frequent speaker and panelist on venture capital and entrepreneurship. He also heads VC in DC, a networking group for DC-area venture capital and growth equity investors.

Evan holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University.

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Baltimore, MD

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McLean, VA

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Frederick, MD

Immutable Cloud Infrastructure



Baltimore, MD

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Mobile System 7

Bethesda, MD

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STAQ Raises $5 Million Funding Round to Capture Digital Marketing Integrations Market

NEW YORK, NY May 19, 2016 — STAQ, the automated reporting and integrations platform as a service today announced that the company has closed on a $5 million round of funding led by Pereg Ventures and also including Genecast, Core Capital, Kinetic Ventures, and Revel Partners. The round allows STAQ to strengthen their position as the leading firm in the fast growing integrations and reporting automation market for digital advertising technology. STAQ’s platform integrates the technologies that publishers and advertisers use to drive their digital businesses. Continue reading

DivvyCloud Wins Customers and Recognition for Cloud Infrastructure Automation Technology

DivvyCloud enjoyed a breakout year in 2015 with new customers including General Electric, Discovery Communications, SoftwareAG Government Services and Accelera Solutions

ARLINGTON, VA Feb 10, 2016 — DivvyCloud, a developer of innovative technology to automate and manage today’s cloud infrastructure, achieved a breakout year in 2015. Explosive growth in enterprise adoption of public and private cloud technologies is driving requirements for scalable, automated solutions to ensure security, cost and operational compliance across deployments of virtual “cloud” infrastructure. DivvyCloud offers on-premise and hosted versions of its cloud agnostic, extensible platform allowing customers to automate cloud infrastructure and policy enforcement. Continue reading

Olo Announces $40 Million Investment from The Raine Group

Investment to accelerate restaurants’ ability to meet the needs of the on-demand consumer in 2016 and beyond

NEW YORK, NY Jan 21, 2016 — Olo, the industry leader in digital ordering and delivery solutions for multi-location restaurants, today announced a $40 million minority investment from The Raine Group, a global merchant bank focused exclusively on technology, media, and telecommunications. The funds will be used to continue Olo’s rapid growth and to further enhance and develop its offerings. Raine joins existing investors Core Capital, Hospitality Investment Partners ( a fund led by restaurateur Danny Meyer), PayPal, RRE, and Staley Capital. Continue reading

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