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Route 66 Ventures Promotes Pat Wilson to Partner

March 5, 2019

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 5, 2019--Route 66 Ventures, a global early-stage venture capital firm, today announced that Pat Wilson has been promoted to Partner.

“Pat’s domain expertise, proven track record as an investor and entrepreneur, and strong leadership skills have been instrumental to Route 66’s evolution into a leading venture capital firm,” said Ben Britt, General Partner and head of Route 66’s venture capital platform. “This promotion to Partner is in recognition of Pat’s many accomplishments and key role in building Route 66’s venture capital practice.”

Pat is a repeat entrepreneur with more than a decade of direct investment experience in early and growth-stage companies. His activities over the past 15 years as an entrepreneur and investor have spanned multiple asset classes and investment strategies and have crafted his unique voice and adeptness for early-stage investing, seeding new ideas and supporting entrepreneurs.

At Route 66, Pat brings together his entrepreneurial, direct investment and global venture expertise to source, evaluate and lead new venture investments as well as mentor and support Route 66’s existing portfolio. Mr. Wilson has worked with a number of Route 66 portfolio companies since he joined the firm and currently holds Board positions at Motionsoft, Digital Insurance Group, AMP Merchant Technologies and Vemo Education. Pat graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he concentrated in Finance and Entrepreneurship.

About Route 66 Ventures

Route 66 Ventures is a private investment firm focused on helping entrepreneurs shape the financial services landscape of tomorrow by providing Venture Capital and Credit solutions to emerging financial technology and services companies. Route 66′s Venture Capital team invests globally in early and growth-stage disruptors, incumbents and service providers throughout various sectors in the financial services ecosystem. Route 66′s Credit team seeks to fund alternative lending platforms and business models with balance sheet needs by purchasing whole loans or providing secured debt facilities.

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CONTACT: Ben Britt, General Partner

Route 66 Ventures

bbritt@route66ventures.com

(571) 206-4369

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SOFTWARE SMALL BUSINESS MOBILE/WIRELESS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE

SOURCE: Route 66 Ventures

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