Brendan Wales, Principal e.ventures Brendan joined e.ventures in March of 2012 and specializes in investing in online marketplaces, fin-tech, developer tools and open source software. He has worked on e.ventures’ investments in Shipt, CodeFights, AppDiff, StackShare, Segment, App Annie, Acorns, When I Work, Shutl (Acquired by ebay), Everything But The House, Spothero, Nativo and HireAthena and is also actively involved with existing investments NGINX, Upsight, and Housecall. As a part of the e.ventures’ team that leverages big data for deal origination, Brendan has been closely involved in the firm’s development and utilization of in-house technology built to discover growing internet enabled companies. Prior to joining e.ventures, Brendan was an early employee at 500 Startups backed ZOZI, a leading SAAS booking platform for Tour and Activity Providers. He started his career at Sun Life Financial, a Fortune 500 financial services company, and has also started two consumer internet start-ups. Brendan earned a B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia.