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 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 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 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 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.
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HARTFORD, CT January 26, 2017 – Insurity, Inc., a provider of core insurance processing and data integration and analytics solutions, today announced its acquisition of Valen Analytics®(Valen). Founded in 2004, Valen is a provider of proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling for P/C insurers. The Valen brand will be retained with the organization, operating as ‘Valen Analytics, an Insurity company.’
Fugue, Inc. announced it has closed an approximately $41 million Series D financing round, bringing the company’s total funding to more than $75 million. The company’s flagship product, also called Fugue, radically simplifies cloud infrastructure complexity at scale with its dynamic, software-defined cloud orchestration and enforcement system. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from previous investor Maryland Venture Fund and new investor Future Fund, the sovereign wealth fund of Australia.