Dec 19, 2022, Toronto, ON and Philadelphia, PA – EnerTech Capital is pleased to announce today the promotion of Gian Vergnetti to Partner. Gian joined EnerTech in 2013 as an Analyst, working his way up within the organization to Principal and now to his promotion to the Partner role. Gian has played an active role and served as a board observer for a number of EnerTech portfolio companies including Ushr, IPKeys Cyber Partners and GeoDigitial. Prior to EnerTech, Gian served as a Fulbright Scholar at Masdar, a Mubadala Investment Company initiative partnered with Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. His work at Masdar focused on the roles of technology and innovation in the UAE’s plan to diversify its economy away from dependence on natural resources and transition to a knowledge economy. Prior to Masdar, Gian was with Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York, NY, where he served as a Product Specialist in the firm’s Alternative Investments Group, responsible for origination, distribution, and management of alternative investments globally and helped build out the firm’s industry-leading alternative investment platform comprised of venture capital, private equity, hedge fund, and real asset investments.
Gian will continue to work alongside Managing Partners Wally Hunter and Scott Ungerer, and Managing Directors Dean Sciorillo and Jarett Carson.
Wally Hunter, Managing Partner said, “We are very proud to promote Gian. He has demonstrated the skills, capabilities, dedication, and work ethic to become a Partner with our firm. He has been actively involved with me in the fundraising process and building relationships with a number of key corporate strategic investors in our latest fund.”
Scott Ungerer, Founder & Managing Partner, said, "I have worked very closely with Gian for most of his time here. Gian has partnered with me on several investments covering all aspects of sourcing, due diligence, terms negotiation, managing, and exiting investments. As importantly, he exemplifies the character level that entrusts entrepreneurs, investors, and co-investors alike. Simply stated, I am proud he has reached a level of overall proficiency deserving of Partner status. I look forward to his future contributions."
“I am honored and grateful to the EnerTech Partners for their support in my new role as Partner,” said Gian Vergnetti. “The opportunity in our investment landscape is unprecedented and I’m excited to continue working alongside our team, investors, and the broader ecosystem to partner with the entrepreneurs shaping that future.”
About EnerTech Capital
EnerTech Capital is a globally recognized venture capital firm that has been investing and partnering with innovators since 1996, empowering entrepreneurs to build transformative technology companies. The firm has pioneered an integrated approach to business building, leveraging strategic collaboration across a diverse stakeholder ecosystem to create value; with a focus on Mobility, Industry 4.0, and Connected Customer. EnerTech’s current platform has a significant focus on emerging opportunities in the mobility space across Electrification, Autonomy, Smart Mobility, and Connectivity. The firm has a long history of working with corporate strategic investors and providing value added insights and partnership opportunities to support growth and innovation objectives.
EnerTech has offices in Toronto, Philadelphia, Palm Beach Gardens, Boston, and Sacramento.
For more information, visit: www.EnerTechCapital.com
CONTACT: Wally Hunter: 416-418-1505 or WHunter@EnerTechCapital.com