Our approach is different because our perspective is different.
Having bought, sold and operated startups of our own, we know exactly how sub-scale M&A creates value.


Tim DeBone

Tim has spent the past 12 years involved primarily in finance at SaaS companies including seven years at NetSuite, where he helped the company through the IPO process and growing from 500 to over 3000 employees. He was the first full time finance hire at Windsor Circle and led the Finance, Accounting, Human Resources and Facilities teams. He has and MBA and a BSBA from UNC Chapel Hill.

Paolo DiVincenzo

Paolo has owned and managed Internet-related businesses since the late 1990s. He has spearheaded several successful exits. After exiting iPlace, which sold for $150M while Paolo was head of Product and Marketing, Paolo started a holding company that acquired, ran, and sold numerous ecommerce companies 2004-2011. Paolo was recently CEO of ServerBid, which he sold to Consumable, Inc., and Arcametrics, which he sold to MediaMath. Paolo has an MBA from University of Chicago and a BA from University of Virginia.

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