/ Team

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.

Mike Leurdijk

Vice President

Mike Leurdijk joined Core Capital in 2008 and focuses investments in the cyber-security, data analytics, mobile, and related technology sectors.

Previously, Mike spent six years as a consultant to Paul Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based secondary private equity firm. Prior to Paul Capital, Mike spent five years as Chief Financial Officer for Riggs Capital Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based early-stage technology-focused venture capital fund and fund-of-funds. Earlier in his career, Mike worked as a manager for the Center for Strategic and International Studies.He is a Stars Mentor for the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator and is active with the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and the Private Equity CFO Association.

Mike is active with the Private Equity CFO Association. He has an M.B.A from the University of Maryland and a B.A. from American University.

Evan MacQueen

Vice President

Evan MacQueen joined Core Capital Partners in 2011 and focuses investments in the analytics, cloud, cyber-security, mobile, and technology infrastructure spaces.

Previously, Evan was an Associate at BIA Digital Partners, a family of mezzanine funds focusing on the media, telecommunications, and technology-enabled services sectors.

Evan is a mentor at Acceleprise, 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 investors at DC-area seed, venture, and growth investors.

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

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.

/ Portfolio

STAQ

Baltimore, MD

Unified Marketing Technology Stack

www.staq.com

DivvyCloud

McLean, VA

Empowering Multi-Cloud Deployments

www.divvycloud.com

pendo.io

Raleigh, NC

Build Better Products

www.pendo.io

Luminal

Frederick, MD

Empowering the Cloud

www.luminal.io/

ZeroFOX

Baltimore, MD

Managing Social Media Risk

www.zerofox.com/

Mobile System 7

Bethesda, MD

Mobile Intrusion Detection

www.mobilesystem7.com/

Load Dynamix

Santa Clara, CA

Infrastructure Performance Validation

www.loaddynamix.com

KnowledgeTree

Raleigh, NC

Enabling Sales through Information

www.knowledgetree.com/

/ News

Pendo Launches the First Product Engagement Platform and Raises $1.0m Seed Round

RALEIGH, NC, November 4, 2014  — Pendo, the product engagement company, today announced the launch of its platform for product managers as well as $1.025 million of seed funding for propelling growth and customer adoption. Pendo has already secured more than 35 early customers for its product, which is designed to help software companies increase feature usage, improve usability, and reduce product churn.

Pendo, installed easily by adding a single snippet of code into any web application, is now available to the public as an open beta via its website at: www.pendo.io.

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STAQ Inc. Closes $2.5 Million Series A Financing

Platform for Unifying Data Across ad Technologies Automates the Last Mile of ad Operations

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014  — STAQ Inc., which makes ad operations more efficient by unifying ad technology through reporting, connections and integrations, today closed a $2.5 million Series A round of institutional financing led by Genacast Ventures and Core Capital. Other investors include Kinetic Ventures, Revel Partners and The Hive, which also provided STAQ’s seed round funding of $1.1 million.

Founded in 2012, STAQ Inc. develops and provides STAQ, a collection, reporting, and integrations system for advertisement technology. Its product combines advertisement reporting that enables users to view their campaigns, inventory, audience data, sales pipeline, and analytics from across all of their advertising technology. Already, STAQ has integrated into more than 175 of the most widely used technologies among publishers and marketers, including ad servers, RTB exchanges, DSPs, SSPs, audience targeting systems, analytics, CRM and workflow tools. Continue reading

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Email

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