Eugene Lewis (Republic)

Eugene Lewis

Eugene Lewis, Head of Founder Relations, Republic
At Republic, Eugene he helps startups navigate their Form C filings, enhance pitches and develop new ideas and marketing plans to connect with investors.
 
Before joining Republic, Eugene was the first member of the origination & due diligence team of iCapital Network, a fintech platform, backed by Credit Suisse and BlackRock, that streamlines access to alternative investments, such as private equity and hedge funds. In shaping investment products in this new team, his primary focus was to identify fund managers, build out analytical tools and due diligence information for HNW investors and advisors, and financial intermediaries . He completed a number of large placements from investors into private equity funds including Khosla Ventures, Apollo, and Landmark. Eugene was also responsible for sourcing the first broker-dealer relationship at iCapital Network.
Eugene started his career in private equity at Hamilton Lane and Oppenheimer & Co. Eugene received his BA from NYU, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and pursued graduate studies in Chinese Economics at Cambridge University. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan.
Republic is an equity crowdfunding platform spinoff of AngelList, focused on founders using technology to make the world a better place. For founders, Republic has created a network of engaged investors and tools to help amplify audience and develop new relationships. For retail investors, our platform provides access to highly curated startups at a low investment minimum, and invest in diverse founders. Women founders received 76% of the funds raised on our platform.*
*as of 4/20/2017

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