In this episode, Hall welcomes Tim Marx, Venture Partner at Baird Capital.
Baird Capital makes venture capital, growth equity, and private equity investments in strategically targeted sectors around the world. They are value creators who identify exceptional opportunities and partner with senior industry executives to build world-class companies. Their in-depth sector knowledge, deep relationships with entrepreneurial management teams, and global network of 60 investment and operating professionals in the United States, U.K., and Asia help ensure that they consistently drive value in their portfolio companies.
Tim supports Baird’s fund’s efforts to identify, diligence, and support venture capital investments in healthcare as well as industry-agnostic technology and tech-enabled services companies in the Texas market. Additionally, Tim works at a Houston-based blockchain startup, Topl, that supports digital transformation across the supply chain by providing trust and transparency to its customers’ ESG claims across multiple industries (agriculture, metals and mining, energy, retail, etc.). Topl also incorporates decentralized finance applications that arise from the ability to monetize in a variety of ways the impact being created.
Tim continues to support select clients in an advisory capacity as well as to serve as an Investment Committee member to the TMC Venture Fund, in addition to other advisory roles across multiple startups and small companies.
Prior to his current slate of activities, he was at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) from 2001 to 2018, leaving as a Partner and Managing Director. Tim is a graduate of Penn State University, holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the ITESM in Mexico.
Tim shares his investment thesis and advises investors and entrepreneurs. He discusses how he sees the industry evolving and the biggest change he expects to see in the coming year.
You can visit Baird Capital at www.bairdcapital.com, and via LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/baird-capital-partners-europe-limited/.
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