William Blake III promoted to partner
Beringea, the transatlantic venture capital firm, announces the promotion of William (Bill) Blake III to partner. This change comes after a year of record setting-activity for the firm, with more than $80 million invested in 2021 from its U.S. and UK funds and $4.4 billion in exit value generated across the global portfolio.
Bill will join a leadership team focused on Beringea’s continued growth, making and managing investments and shaping the firm’s strategic direction.In his new role, he will also help lead a growing team of investors and analysts.He is currently a board director for four Beringea portfolio companies (Flywheel Exchange, Complion, Avid Ratings, and Fiber By-Products) and a board observer for ATLAS Space Operations, Hygenica, and Freeosk.
“Since joining us in 2012, Bill has expanded from performing financial modeling and industry research to conducting deal sourcing and execution and serving as a trusted partner to our entrepreneurs.I’m pleased to welcome Bill into our partnership, as we position our firm for our next phase of sustained growth,” said founding partner Charlie Rothstein.“He’s a crucial part of our team, and his dedication to the success of our funds has been truly remarkable as he has leaned into this new role.”