Fueling Escape Velocity Growth
Our family office focus is finding early stage companies with great combinations of disruptive tech/IP, compelling TAM, unit economics & MVP, proven entrepreneurs, and a sound path to profitably scale. Anywhere in the world. Sectors include automotive, mobility, electrification, mfg & logistics, retail, and financial services.
Richard D Spitzer, Managing Partner
Richard D Spitzer
Founder & Managing Partner
Global track record of working with top Global 2000 companies, leading venture capital firms (Sequoia Capital, FM Capital, others), and former Global Managing Partner for Accenture Automotive and Industrials Group.
Board Observer of Urgently, Board member of Samsar Resources, and Advisory Board member of Mobility Impact Partners (MIP), Voltaiq, Ravin, Niron Magnetics, Fuse Autotech, and OpenLending.
Academically, has a BS Mechanical Engineering with honors, U of Mississippi, and Masters of Business Administration (Finance) with honors, Southern Methodist University.
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Began publicly trading on Nasdaq as LPRO on June 11, 2020
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Feb 9, 2023: Urgently acquires Otonomo thru reverse-merger, in an all stock deal which is set to go public in Q3, 2023 as ULY.
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FUSE replaces multiple internal and external dealership systems to streamline automotive financing.
Acquired by on-demand transit provider Via on March 10, 2021, for $100M
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