As a former securities attorney, Ken saw the compliance exposures of existing investment management systems. Drawing upon his experience as in-house counsel for a tech-driven proprietary trading firm, Ken launched ProSeeder to improve operational processes and reduce compliance risks so that the private investment community can confidently expand their funding reach. A serial entrepreneur, Ken previously founded and managed Bioreclamation (now BIO-IVT), a life-science research tools company that he grew into a $26 million in revenue business. Ken bootstrapped the business and exited twice to private equity firms.
Jim is a veteran in enterprise web-based fintech product development and management. Prior to joining ProSeeder, he served as VP of Engineering at Karma411 and Vice President, Product Management at Thrive Metrics where he headed product development, business analysis, and software usability. As VP of Client Services at FatWire (later acquired by Oracle), Jim ran their professional services business and oversaw the development of training and support programs. He also has extensive software development and in-depth process improvement experience, having served as lead software engineer at several web-content management software companies.
A former Wall Street banker, Ramy understands the challenges of sourcing and executing on deals in a streamlined and compliant manner. Earlier in his career Ramy launched an apparel business that has given him an appreciation for the challenges entrepreneurs face in connecting and maintaining relationships with investors. At ProSeeder, he helps clients improve their operational efficiencies as they configure the ProSeeder platform to their existing workflows and processes. He also provides continued client services through training and support. Prior to ProSeeder, Ramy worked in syndicated loan trading and government security bonds for Morgan Stanley and Cantor Fitzgerald.
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Colm is a graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology, receiving a Master of Business and Entrepreneurship. Colm joined ProSeeder’s NY office in 2013 where he managed business development and implementation for 100+ client firms. In February 2015, Colm returned to Ireland as ProSeeder’s Director of European Operations and established our subsidiary and offices in Dublin from which we are expanding and supporting our rapidly growing European client base.
Jo Ann Corkran
Jo Ann Corkran, Managing Partner of Golden Seeds Fund 2, has been a lead investor on multiple transactions at Golden Seeds including life sciences and technology deals. She is also an instructor in the Golden Seeds Knowledge Institute. Prior to joining Golden Seeds, Jo Ann spent the majority of her 20 plus year Wall Street career at Credit Suisse. Most recently at CS Asset Management (CSAM) she was Global Head of Cash and Short Duration and had responsibility for over $20 billion of assets.