Eugene Y. SongCo-Founder and Managing Partner
Eugene has over 16 years of private equity, venture capital, and corporate finance experience with deep expertise in growth equity and secondary transactions in the technology, consumer and financial services sectors. He is now a Director on the Board of Midwestern BioAg, Inc.
Previously, he was an investor for 9 years at W Capital Partners, a private equity firm managing over $1.7 billion. While at W Capital, Eugene was involved in all aspects of the investment and portfolio management process and held Board seats at BigFix (acquired by IBM), Bay Microsystems, CompBenefits Corporation (acquired by Humana), Courion Corp, MarketTools (acquired by TPG/SurveyMonkey), Outlast Technologies (acquired by Coors), Three-Dog Bakery, Tremor Video (IPO, NYSE: TRMR), ZNYX Networks, and many others.
Prior to joining W Capital in 2004, Eugene was an investor at Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm managing over $13 billion. While at Stone Point, Eugene focused on the technology and financial services sectors and invested in companies such as: CashEdge (acquired by Fiserv), CompuBank (acquired by NetBank), and Harbor Payments (acquired by American Express). Eugene began his career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, where he worked in the M&A group. He also worked at Hewlett-Packard in the areas of finance and strategic investments.
Eugene has a MBA, with Dean’s List Honors, from Columbia Business School, and a BSE in civil engineering from Princeton University.
He is a Kauffman Fellow (class 14) and has always been an entrepreneur, including managing a publishing business while in college. Family life with two daughters, life in New York City and the eternal hope for a great Houston sports team keeps Eugene energized.