Brian Sykes

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Brian is a Principal at Raine Ventures.

Brian has spent his entire career as an investor in and advisor to technology companies. Prior to joining Raine Ventures, Brian was an investment associate at Jump Capital, where he focused on sourcing and evaluating growth-stage investments in software companies. Prior to Jump, Brian was an investor at Advance Venture Partners, where he focused on investments in enterprise software and led thesis development for the enterprise AI sector. Brian started his finance career in investment banking at Inverness Advisors, where he worked in the technology M&A group in San Francisco. Earlier in his career, Brian worked in management consulting at PwC, where he advised clients in the FinTech and Digital Payments ecosystems.

Brian has a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. While at HBS, Brian founded The Black Investment Club, a student club which seeks to break down the barriers that prevent Black talent from breaking into the investment industry.