Founder of Stripes, A10 Capital, Internet Capital Group (NASDAQ : ICGE)
E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Winner
Recipient of the "Golden Plate Award" from the American Academy of Achievement, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring kids
Started the Fox Challenge, a business plan competition at Penn State
Started his first business at 14, completed his first IPO at 29
Had a hole in one and somehow still didn't manage to break 80
Ken is the Founder of Stripes and is actively involved with current Stripes' portfolio companies; Erewhon, Monday.com, Pleo, Reformation, On Running, Snooze, Blue Apron, Udemy, GoFundMe, Stella & Chewy's, Levain Bakery, and Kareo. He was also involved with former Stripes' portfolio companies Flatiron Health (acquired by Roche), eMarketer (acquired by Axel Springer SE), Ketra (acquired by Lutron), Seamless/Grubhub (IPO), Sandata, TurtleBeach (NASDAQ: HEAR). Previously, Ken was the Chairman of SmartWool (acquired by VF Corp.), served on the board of NetQuote (acquired by Bankrate) and SilverSky (acquired by BAE Systems).
Prior to forming Stripes, Ken was a Co-Founder and Managing Director with Internet Capital Group (NASDAQ: ICGE). Prior to forming ICG, Ken was the director of West Coast operations for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) and TL Ventures. Ken is also a co-founder of A10 Capital.
"Our goal is to have our entrepreneurs conclude that partnering with us was one of the best business decisions of their career. It's a powerful goal that defines every aspect of our firm."
Ken lives in NYC and most days can be found walking or biking to Stripes with his dog Bruni who you should follow on instagram @brunigram. If you can’t find Ken at Stripes or with our partners, there is a good chance he is outside near an ocean or mountains with family and friends.
B.S. in Economics, Pennsylvania State University