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Investment Team

Tom Bevilacqua

Managing Director

Tom has more than 25 years of Silicon Valley experience as an executive, venture investor and advisor to emerging technology companies. Tom was an Executive Vice President of E*TRADE Financial, where he served in a variety of operational roles and established E*TRADE’s acquisition and investment strategies. While at E*TRADE, he founded ArrowPath Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital fund that was later spun out from E*TRADE, and served as the Managing Partner of that firm for over seven years. He was previously a Partner at two of Silicon Valley’s leading law firms and has served as an advisor on more than 200 public or private financings. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley (Business Administration) and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (JD).

Tom Bevilacqua

“VantagePoint pursues big ideas and we invest in companies that can transform global markets through the power of their ideas. We have the capital, experienced team and commitment to tackle game-changing projects.”

—Tom Bevilacqua
Managing Director

Investment Team

Jim Marver

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Jim co-founded VantagePoint in 1996 and is experienced in every element of venture fund management. Over the past three decades, Jim has worked closely with hundreds of public and private companies on all aspects of their operations, especially strategy and finance. He has run global technology practices at leading investment banks and has served as a senior consultant at SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute). He is Chairman of the Board of Advisors, Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a member of the Board of Directors of The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Jim attended Williams College (BA) and the University of California, Berkeley (MPP, PhD).

Jim Marver

“We founded VantagePoint to develop game-changing companies, so we are fortunate to have built a world-class cadre of investment professionals and strategic partners and advisors who make our vision a reality.”

—Jim Marver
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Investment Team

Investment Team

The VantagePoint Team

The VantagePoint investment team comprises industry veterans and skilled managers who have a unique talent for building and sustaining our own transformative companies: a firm that leads in modern technology investing. We are also able to extend this operational expertise—in finance, human capital, legal, marketing and portfolio management—to help build important and influential companies that can succeed in the global, interconnected marketplace.