Pine Brook announces promotions

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Pine Brook has promoted Annie Sloyer to chief financial officer and Claire Harvey to principal on the energy investment team. Sloyer joined the firm in 2010 while Harvey came on board in 2014. In addition to these promotions, Pine Brook has named Julie Hart and Thomas Nielsen as vice presidents to its investor relations team. Prior to joining the firm, Hart worked at HarbourVest Partners and Nielsen was at UBP Asset Management.

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HarbourVest leads Series C round for FiveStars

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

San Francisco-based FiveStars, a rewards program for small businesses, has secured $50 million in Series C funding. HarbourVest Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures and DCM Ventures.

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HarbourVest announces promotions

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

HarbourVest Partners has announced a slew of promotions. Among them are Nate Bishop, Carolina Espinal and Aris Hatch to managing director. The firm has also promoted four staffers to principals and one to senior vice president.

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Salesperson app Spiro picks up $1.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Salesperson app Spiro has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Rob Wadsworth, managing director of HarbourVest Partners LLC, Vijay Balan, head of global publisher development at Facebook and Tom Tucker, former CEO of Akibia Inc.

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Warn-Schindel joins HarbourVest Partners

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Kevin Warn-Schindel has joined HarbourVest Partners as a Managing Director based in Boston. He will lead the Real Assets investment program which includes a focus on energy, infrastructure, natural resources, and real estate. Warn-Schindel was previously Group Head and Managing Director of the OPTrust Private Markets Group, an investment unit of OPTrust, a Toronto-based defined benefit pension plan.

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