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Kyle is responsible for creating the vision and leading the management team to execute it, including leading fundraising efforts and managing relationships with investors. He is an experienced entrepreneur and financial industry expert having founded and run successful international investment and banking firms. Kyle has invested in and advised companies of all sizes serving multiple industries but focused on new technology, financial services, and sustainability.
As a Managing Partner, Kyle is responsible for the management and development of Investment Funds and oversight of Ambata's Direct Investments.
While at Gyre, Kyle was a managing partner of the Gyre Opportunity Fund (GOF) a $100MM proprietary investment vehicle for Credit Suisse. GOF seeded several Gyre investment funds including Gyre Global Asset Fund, a fund of funds focusing on emerging markets and natural resources and Gyre Commodities Alpha Fund, a long/short futures fund based on a proprietary commodities index that was later licensed to Prudential as the Bache Commodity Index. Additionally, Kyle was the CEO of Gyre Securities, LLC a boutique investment bank focused on advisory and private placements for technology, media, and renewable energy companies.
Prior to Gyre, Kyle was CEO of Vision Fuel, LLC, an "idea hub" for the Deutsche Bank Angel Investment Group, performing deal origination, research, and due diligence on emerging technology companies in the southeastern United States. Over a three year period, the group invested $50MM of which Vision Fuel provided five deals totaling $11.5MM, including an early stage investment in PayPal. During this same time Vision Fuel significantly expanded its client base by providing consulting services directly to venture backed companies as well as outsourced research and due diligence to other Wall Street firms such as Lehman Brothers and Jefferies & Co.
Responsible for creating the vision and leading the management team to execute it, leading fundraising efforts and managing relationships with investors.