GrowthCap has compiled its list of the Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors which highlights exceptional private capital investors in the growth segment. These impressive professionals have experiences that span the gamut, from being ex-entrepreneurs, to political advisors, to marines, to investment bankers, or even having worked in private equity since leaving college, but despite their vastly different pasts they are all currently in the business of helping emerging companies continue to grow and succeed.

#1 – Gene Yoon

Gene Yoon is the Managing Partner and Founder of Bregal Sagemount, where he helps lead the firm’s investment activities and has been personally responsible for portfolio companies including Netrada, Network Merchants, and Vital Insights. He has also previously invested in AFS Technologies (sold to Court Square Capital Partners), Amber Road, Global Tower Partners (sold to The Blackstone Group), and ViaWest (sold to Oak Hill Capital Partners). Yoon began his career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in investment banking before moving to Geocast Network Systems as Director of Corporate Development, Great Hill Partners as Partner, and Goldman Sachs’ Americas Special Situations Group as Head of Private Equity.

#8 – Daniel Kim

Daniel Kim is a Partner at Bregal Sagemount where his current investments include Accela and MicroEdge. Prior to his time at Bregal Sagemount, Kim was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs’ Americas Special Situations Group, where he led investments in the technology sector. He was also Senior Associate at JMI Equity and an analyst at Broadview International. His previous investments also include Ecommerce Industries (sold to The Carlyle Group), TC3 Health (sold to Emdeon), and NetPro Computing (sold to Quest Software). He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and both a BS in Biological Sciences and a BA in Music from Stanford University.

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