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EPIC Ventures hires Damon Kirchmeier as a director

EPIC Ventures has hired Damon Kirchmeier as a director. Prior to EPIC, Kirchmeier worked as president of Rockwell Time USA, which distributes athletic watches. Kirchmeier also co-founded InnoVentures Capital Partners, where he worked as a managing director for more than 10 years.

Press Release

EPIC Ventures today announced the appointment of Damon Kirchmeier, an accomplished venture capitalist and business executive, as a Director. Kirchmeier will play a lead role in identifying and funding promising early-stage companies.

“Damon and EPIC have collaborated on projects for more than 10 years and knowing his extensive background in early-stage investments, we could not be more excited to have him join the EPIC team,” said Kent Madsen, a Managing Director of EPIC Ventures. “Damon has shown an impressive ability to guide a company financially, operationally and strategically, and adds substantial strength to our team.”

Kirchmeier joins EPIC with more than 17 years of experience in early-stage investment practices and a rich history of successful investments. Prior to EPIC Ventures, Kirchmeier was president of Rockwell Time USA, a distributor of athletic watches, where he helped the company become the fastest growing in its field. While at Rockwell he also served as a partner at Auxano Funding, an investment practice that offers entrepreneurs capital.

Previous to that, Kirchmeier co-founded InnoVentures Capital Partners, where he functioned as a Managing Director for more than 10 years and specialized in fast growing early-stage ventures. Kirchmeier’s experience in venture capital also led him to become a member of two angel investment groups, the Utah Angels and Park City Angels

“I am thrilled to join the EPIC team,” said Kirchmeier. “As a mission-driven firm that works collectively to achieve results, EPIC perfectly aligns with my background in venture capital and business. I’m excited to contribute to an already stellar team at one of the best performing venture funds in the nation.”

Kirchmeier obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Utah. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Naval Nuclear Power School in Orlando, Florida.

About EPIC Ventures:

EPIC Ventures is a premier venture firm focused on early-stage technology investments in Internet infrastructure, software and services and advanced materials. EPIC helps to create companies, not just fund them. For more information, please visit www.EPICvc.com.