Patrick Cairns co-founded Union Grove Venture Partners in 2014. Prior to that, Patrick joined Morgan Creek in November 2012 as a General Partner. Prior to joining Morgan Creek, Patrick co-founded Kidogo Capital Management in June, 2010. Prior to Kidogo, Patrick spent nearly two years with Montagu Newhall Associates (now Greenspring Associates), focused on venture capital fund and direct investment opportunities as well as providing technology sector analysis to Montagu Newhall Crossover Ventures I, L.P. From 1999 until 2008, Patrick was with Grotech Ventures where he focused on early, expansion and later stage venture capital investments in technology, communications and media companies. Patrick served as a Director or Observer to the Boards of several of Grotech’s portfolio companies including Advertising.com (AOL), USinternetworking (AT&T), iBiquity Digital, Hatteras Networks, BroadSoft, Fieldglass Software and Ziptronix. Prior to joining Grotech, Patrick spent two years in the Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown and Sons and its successors, BT Alex. Brown and Deutsche Bank, advising clients on a variety of M&A and capital markets transactions. Patrick graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Politics.
Disclosure: Certain investments mentioned above were made by the team prior to joining Union Grove Venture Partners.