Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 06, 2015
Sigma Prime Ventures, a leading early stage technology venture capital firm, today announced that Jere Doyle has joined the firm as Managing Director. Doyle has over 25 years of experience in founding, operating, and leading successful companies; and recently has been one of New England’s most active seed investors in early stage technology companies, investing and providing executive leadership to over 50 technology businesses over the past 4 years.
Sigma Prime Ventures is a leading technology venture capital firm based on the East Coast. The Managing Directors of Sigma Prime have been investing in early stage technology companies since 1984, and have consistently outperformed the market. The firm looks to provide first institutional financing to great entrepreneurs that are building disruptive companies. Sigma Prime’s team comprises repeat entrepreneurs and operating executives, which allows the firm to more effectively partner with and guide early stage companies.
Paul Flanagan, Co–Founder and Managing Director commented, “We are thrilled to have Jere join us here at Sigma Prime. His passion and deep experience in operating, investing, and advising early stage businesses is a perfect fit for Sigma. We believe that great companies are built not only with a solid founding team and innovative technology, but also with the support of investors and advisors that have deep operating experience starting and running entrepreneurial companies. Jere’s deep experience in customer acquisition will be an enormous benefit to our early stage companies.”
Before joining Sigma Prime, Jere served as Managing Director of Oyster Angel Fund, a firm he founded. At Oyster, Doyle invested and worked with over 50 early stage technology companies in Big Data, Social, Mobile, AdTech, eCommerce, Local Internet Commerce, and Cloud Based Tools.
Before starting Oyster Angel Fund, Doyle founded and was CEO of leading Internet Customer Acquisition firm Prospectiv, an early business to business and business to consumer marketing technology company that served major brands as well as SMB’s. Prospectiv was sold in 2010 to Affinion.
Jere has led Boston College’s Entrepreneurship Initiative over the past several years, and was recently named the Executive Director of the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship at The Carroll School of Management at Boston College.
Jere currently holds advisory and Board positions at various early stage companies.
“My passion is entrepreneurship. I love finding great founders and helping them build world class businesses that become the leaders in their business categories,” said Jere Doyle. “Sigma Prime shares this same passion, commitment and vision, and I’m excited about helping to grow the firm.”
Jere received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BS in Finance and Marketing from Boston College. He resides in Belmont, Massachusetts with his wife and 4 children.