Our Mission

We’re a team of dreamers and doers who value integrity, creativity and collaboration. We are passionate about helping entrepreneurs build the next generation of RegTech, ComplyTech and PrivacyTech SaaS companies.

Rishi Malik
VP Product
Bianca Kirby
VP Operations & Growth
Stella Vincent
Compliance Solutions Director
Kristine Phan
Venture Associate
Manish Singhee
Controller
Chris Shaw
VP Wealth & Insurance Solutions

Founding Investors

As a trusted backer of successful tech ventures, Virgo Capital amplifies our mission to catalyze growth and empower tech-enabled early-stage startups through funding and strategic support.
Guhan Swaminathan
Managing Director
Hemanth Parasuram
Managing Director

Industry Council

Backed by Virgo Capital and boasting decades of unrivaled experience in SaaS, FinTech, wealth management, technology and business, our Team and Industry Council will propel your company to unparalleled growth and success.
Jason Lish
CSO, Lumen Technologies
Larry Roth
Former CEO Advisor Group & Cetera, RLR Strategic Partners
Neil Daswani
PhD Chief Information Security Officer, QuantumScape Co-Director of Stanford's Advanced Cybersecurity Program
Matthew Martin
Formerly CISO, LPL
John Rostern
Vice President – Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics, Marcum Technology
Geoff Moore
CISO, Valmark Financial Group
Brian Johnson
Former Head of Infosec & Technology, PayPal
Lamont Orange
CISO, Netskope
Ray Everett
Head of Privacy & Data Protection & Assoc. General Counsel, Avellino Lab
Ann Robinson
CCO, Farmers Insurance
Brian J Costello
Head of Open Banking Data Strategy & Governance, Morningstar
Joe Kuo
CEO, Haven Tower
Nimesh Mehta
CIO, National Life Group
Tito Pombra
Founder & President, Adviser Compliance Consulting
Chip Kispert
Managing Principal, Beacon Strategies

Strategy  •  Go-To-Market  •  Fundraising  •  Operations  •  Brand identity  •  Content strategy  •  Market validation  •  Product research  •  UX  •  Prototyping  •  Engineering  •  Web design

Strategy  •  Go-To-Market  •  Fundraising  •  Operations  •  Brand identity  •  Content strategy  •  Market validation  •  Product research  •  UX  •  Prototyping  •  Engineering  •  Web design

Strategy  •  Go-To-Market  •  Fundraising  •  Operations  •  Brand identity  •  Content strategy  •  Market validation  •  Product research  •  UX  •  Prototyping  •  Engineering  •  Web design

“We go beyond just providing capital – we offer strategic guidance, operational support, mentorship, and a vast network of connections.”

— Founder & CEO, Sid Yenamandra

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