Stripes Scale

Unparalleled Resources That Service the Two Most Compelling Areas of Growth: Software and Consumer

Stripes Scale

A Dynamic Partner for Your Business

Executive Advisor Network

  • Our high-performing execs have hypergrowth experience at companies like Slack, Twilio, Away, Warby Parker, Glossier, and more
  • Lends deep expertise to our partner CEOs across sales, customer success, product marketing, engineering, digital marketing, brand strategy, and operations to our high-growth teams and brands
  • Participates in Stripes-sponsored networking events with curated groups/entrepreneurs

Marketing & Brand Building

  • Sharon Rothstein
    Advised on digital and physical marketing strategy for branding in the US at
  • Patrick Keane
    Former EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at CBS Interactive
  • Riadh Dridi
    Helped restructure product marketing to enable ACV expansion at FullStory

Product Innovation

  • Brigitte Kleine
    Helped Reformation identify new product category opportunities, including footwear and bag, and introduced team to trusted suppliers and manufacturing partners
  • David Swinghamer
    Guiding Snooze at the board level on key strategic initiatives such as culinary innovation and real estate


  • John Kinzer
    Calibrated pricing to better align with enterprise buyer values at FullStory


  • Paul Melchiorre
    Structured best practices for sales representative compensation, pipeline management, and sales operations at HyperScience

Business Acceleration & Exec Advisors


We support our Executive Leadership Teams using a hands-on approach which includes leading executive searches, making customer introductions, creating and maintaining a strong portfolio community, providing benchmarks and best practices, and leveraging our expert network of advisors.

Executive Recruiting

We’ve placed over 150 senior level executives across the portfolio with a focus on building out diverse and high performing teams.

Business Development

Leveraging our database of over 13,000 executives from Fortune 1000 companies, we’ve created real commercial value through facilitating hundreds of introductions that directly result in sales or business partnerships.

Portfolio Community

We’ve created a strong community for our portfolio company function leaders to discuss best practices and common challenges at growth stage companies. Through Executive Summits, an online forum, and strategic cross-functional introductions, we help our companies share resources and learnings to create scalable, repeatable practices.

Benchmark & Best Practices

We’ve invested in differentiating technology resources to provide compensation data as well as recommendations for tools used for HR, Product & Engineering, and Finance.

Executive Advisor Network

We provide accessible expertise across digital marketing, ecommerce, brand strategy, B2B marketing, retail strategy and operations, B2B sales strategy, customer success, technology, and engineering, through our Advisory Network of seasoned executives. Our robust approach provides companies with resources beyond the point of hire.

Talent & Recruiting

Areas of Expertise

  • Logistics, supply chain, last mile
  • E-Commerce
  • Manufacturing (especially in technology)
  • 1099 / Marketplaces
  • Procurement
  • Finance, operations, metrics, tools and processes
  • Development, product and software
  • International

Operations & Finance Support


  • Debt Raises
  • Equity Raises
  • Sales


  • 125+ Lender Relationships
  • Database of Rates and Covenants
  • Best Practices for Material and Data Room Preparation
  • Execution Support including Term Sheet Negotiation


  • 50+ Advisor Relationships
  • Database of Fees and Terms
  • Engagement Letter Negotiation
  • Detailed Involvement throughout the Transaction

Strategic Development

  • Through our Strategic Development practice, Stripes strives to expedite go to market for our partner companies into new product categories and new geographies as well as facilitate corporate development


  • Genuine relationships with the most relevant strategic corporates which serve as potential customers, partners and acquirers of our portfolio companies
  • Insights into and dialogue with the leading legal, financial and operating advisors globally
  • Ability to expedite go-to-market for portfolio companies into new geographies and new product categories

Capital Markets

Our Expertise

Alexandra Weiss

Executive Advisor

CEO at Loop

Benn Stancil

Executive Advisor

Chief Analytics Officer & Founder at Mode

Brian Magida

Executive Advisor

Senior Director, Performance Marketing at Warby Parker

Brigitte Kleine

Operating Partner

Former President of Tory Burch, Michael Kors, and Alexander McQueen

Caleb Sima

Executive Advisor

Chief Security Officer at Robinhood

Chris Morgan

Executive Advisor


Chris Yeh

Executive Advisor

Former CEO of WhereTo, SVP of Product at Box

David Adams

Executive Advisor

Director of Engineering at Facebook, Former CTO at Bonobos

David Swinghamer

Operating Partner

Former CEO and CDO of Shake Shack

Farryn Weiner

Executive Advisor

Former VP of Marketing & Brand Strategy at sweetgreen

Gleb Reznik

Executive Advisor

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Synchrony

Harsha Dante

Executive Advisor

Product Manager at Stripe

Hugh Garrity

Executive Advisor

COO at Vuori

Jason Parrott

Executive Advisor

SVP Enterprise Growth and Partnerships at Vida Health

John Kinzer

Operating Partner

Former CFO of HubSpot and Blackboard

Julie Herendeen

Operating Partner

Former CMO at PagerDuty

Kelly Watkins

Executive Advisor

CEO of Abstract, Former VP Marketing Slack

Kyle Ashley

Executive Advisor

VP, Omnichannel at Whisker

Mark Chou

Executive Advisor

Acting Chief Growth Officer at SENREVE

Michael Hoff

Executive Advisor

SVP of Business Development and Partners at Databricks

Michelle Carnahan

Executive Advisor

President at Thirty Madison

Michael Vaughan

Operating Partner

Former COO at Venmo

Mohammed Coovadia

Executive Advisor

Vice President, GTM at Doppler

Nick DeAngelo

Executive Advisor

COO at Cents

Patrick Keane

Operating Partner

CEO of The Action Network

Paul Melchiorre

Operating Partner

Former CRO and Global Customer Officer at Anaplan

Riadh Dridi

Operating Partner

CMO at Automation Anywhere, Former CMO at RingCentral

Ricky Robinett

Executive Advisor

VP, Developer Network at twilio

Rich Gardner

Executive Advisor

VP, Global Strategic Partnerships, Klaviyo

Rinki Sethi

Executive Advisor

VP & CISO at

Robert Welborn

Executive Advisor

Head of Decision Science at Meta

Sharon Rothstein

Operating Partner

Former Global CMO and CPO at Starbucks

Our Focus


Best-in-class products with strong retention in large markets

Learn More


Innovative brands with superior products, fanatical following, and a differentiated voice

Learn More