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Analyst Spotlight: Lucas Isaza

Investment Analyst, Summer 2018 Lucas Isaza's LinkedIn What is your Palm Drive Capital journey? My story starts in Colombia where I was born. At five years old my family and I moved to Toledo, Ohio where I grew up and graduated high school.[...]

Analyst Spotlight

Instant Commerce Revolution: Ohi, Instant Delivery, and the Booming D2C Economy

Ben Jones was a twenty-something Cambridge graduate, beginning a career in finance. Then he suffered a serious back injury and was paralyzed from the neck down. [...]

E-Commerce

Analyst Spotlight: Natalie Garcia

I interned at Palm Drive Capital during the winter of my junior year. I had already planned to intern at JP Morgan to experience the world of investment banking for the summer of my junior year but I also wanted to try something different so that I c[...]

Analyst Spotlight

Understanding the 2020 Fintech M&A Landscape

A look at the largest sector in the growth company space Visa’s acquisition of Plaid was shut down, but we still want to talk about some of the other major players and trends in the space during 2020… 2019 was a banner year for fintech inv[...]

Fintech

The Origin Story of Palm Drive Capital

The story of Palm Drive Capital started over a decade ago on the green college campus of Stanford where the three managing partners, Seamon Chan, Hendrick Lee and Nicholas Hsu met. [...]

Other

Unicorn Spotting with Palm Drive Capital

With the recent closure of Boom Supersonic’s latest funding round, our portfolio now holds eleven unicorns. With this accomplishment we would like to present a selection of our unicorns, our reasons for investing in them, and insight into our inve[...]

Fintech