Sam Foster

Co-Founder at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

Sam Foster

Sam Foster

Co-Founder at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

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Valvcon, Inc.
Sixenos, Inc.
Sonexis Technology, Inc.

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748

Number of Boards

8

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Co-Founder at CCC Alliance LLC

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Advisor at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

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Vice President-Corporate Development & General Counsel at CiDRA Corporate Services, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at CiDRA Corporate Services, Inc.

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Head at The Carroll School

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Co-Founder at Carbonite, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Wasabi Technologies, Inc.

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Intellectual Property Attorney at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Body Labs, Inc.

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Founder & Managing Director at The Venture Capital Fund of New England

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Sam Foster
Co-Founder at Velocity Equity Partners LLC
Education

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

Memberships
Member
Current

ACG is the global organization for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG’s almost 10,000 members come from corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 50 chapters in North America, Europe, and soon, Asia.

Member
Current

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) is a global organization of dedicated professionals with local chapters, affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) through MIT Technology Review. MIT Enterprise Forum is open to all participants of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. MIT Enterprise Forum is a nonprofit organization, headquarters with MIT Technology Review in Cambridge, Massachusetts with chapters worldwide MIT Enterprise Forum is led by dedicated staff and volunteers who share a passion for making a difference and achieving global outcomes through tailored local and regional programs MIT Enterprise Forum has chapters in major markets in the U.S. and a growing number outside of the U.S., including many in emerging markets

Career History
Vice President, Operations
Prior - 2012

Deerpath, a full service, project developer of renewable energy projects and asset management intelligence, is pioneering the market for Scalable Small Wind (small wind is defined as 1-100 kW turbines). The company is responsible for all phases of a wind energy system project including siting, permitting, engineering, construction, installation, lifetime O&M and project finance. The company's wind energy system design allows for renewable generation to be seamlessly and aesthetically integrated into its customer's current parking lot or street light infrastructure. Deerpath serves the commercial, utility, government and education markets. Their solution provides reliable, highly visible, local clean energy with little or no upfront investment required by its customers.Instead of large, utility-scale wind farms located far from load centers, Deerpath works with communities and businesses to distribute numerous small wind turbines across existing infrastructure in a manner that harvests the maximum amount of wind energy while maintaining harmony with the local environment. Deerpath provides turnkey siting, construction, and O&M services, and project finance through long-term power purchase agreements.

Chief Operating Officer & Vice President-Sales
Prior
Co-Founder
2000 - Current

Velocity Equity Partners focuses on investments in early-stage growth companies located primarily in the Northeastern region of the US. The firm invests mainly in the information technology and manufacturing technology sectors. Within the information technology sector, they focus on: (1) enterprise software and infrastructure (2) communications infrastructure (3) wireless applications and (4) niche vertical software applications. Velocity Equity Partner's investments in the manufacturing technology sector include: (1) silicon and hardware-based technologies (2) sensors and process controls and (3) applications of technologies to manufacturing processes and industrial products. The firm targets companies with defensible advantages and realistic potential for growth and profitability. Companies must have the potential to achieve annual revenues of $30 million within 5 years and show at least 100% year-to-year revenue growth for at least the first 3 years. Velocity Equity Partners prefers to make investments in the range of $1 million to $5 million

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2009

CenterStone Software, Inc. provides software solutions to corporate real estate and management services. It helps many organizations to manage their space, facilities, personnel, assets, leases and workplace operations more efficiently, strengthen executive planning and decision-making, optimize portfolio utilization and save millions of dollars in occupancy costs every year. The company has its offices in Hayward, CA, Seattle, WA, Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. The company was founded in 1999 by Matthew Meyer and is headquartered in Hopkinton, MA.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Prior

Sixenos, Inc. provided prepackaged software services. It provided audio platforms for managing conference calls and virtual meetings. The firm's customers included the financial, healthcare, electronics and manufacturing industries. The company was founded by Jeffry Flowers and David Friend on March 3, 1999 and was headquartered in Tewksbury, MA.

Director
Prior

innoPad, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets polishing pads. Its products include MC-8800 and CW. The firm is commercializing advanced polishing pads used by the semiconductor industry for CMP an increasingly critical manufacturing step now required for virtually all advanced semiconductor devices. innoPad was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Wilmington, MA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior - 2017

THE CARROLL SCHOOL IS DEDICATED TO MEETING THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH LANGUAGE BASED LEARNING DISABILITIES AND TO SUPPORTING THE CONSTITUENCIES THAT SERVE THEM. CARROLL SEEKS A CULTURALLY, ETHNICALLY, AND ECONOMICALLY DIVERSE POPULATION AND IS AN ACTIVE PUBLIC CHAMPION FOR PERSONS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES.

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