Doug Fahoury, a founder of Iron Gate Capital, has an extensive background in venture capital, public securities markets, executive management and company operations.
Prior to Iron Gate Capital, Doug was Chief Investment Officer and Principal of Inventure Partners, a venture enterprise group that created, grew and funded three revenue generating operating big companies. Doug led Inventure’s Investment Committee and strategic business development as well as the start-up activities for Inventure’s portfolio companies, including business strategy and financial modeling.
Prior to Inventure, Doug was a Vice President with two venture funds (iBelay and Tango Partners) that had over $250 million under management. With both funds, Doug’s responsibilties included analyzing deal flow and performing due diligence. At iBelay, Doug also directed strategic development for companies through iBelay’s incubator, FastIdeas Accelerator.
Prior, Doug was one of the founding employees of Exactis.com, a technology company that raised over $28 million prior to going public. At Exactis.com, Doug was Vice President of Consumer Products and Business Development, where he managed operations, product development and business development for the company’s InfoBeat division (Exactis.com was acquired by 24/7 Media in June 2000).
Prior, Doug spent seven years in public securities research, the last three years as founder and Managing Director of McNatt, Douglas & Co, an equity research firm that provided investment and marketing research to regional brokerage firms. Doug has a BS in Business Administration from Colorado State University and an MBA from California State University, Sacramento.