Mainsail Partners, a San Francisco, CA-based growth equity firm that invests in fast-growing bootstrapped software companies, announced key promotions and new hires.
In details, Mainsail Partners promoted Vinay Kashyap to Partner. Kashyap joined Mainsail in 2013 and has been instrumental in executing and managing numerous investments. Prior to joining Mainsail, Kashyap worked at Summit Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, where he sourced, executed and supported growth equity investments across North America, Europe and Asia;
Emily Azevedo and Heather Booms to Vice President and Matt Buckley to Director.
Azevedo joined Mainsail in 2016 from Heidrick & Struggles to lead talent and recruiting for Mainsail and its portfolio companies.
Booms is responsible for managing the accounting and financial reporting of Mainsail’s investment funds and management company, as well as working with Mainsail’s portfolio company finance teams on their reporting and finance operations. She joined Mainsail in 2015 from BDO USA.
Buckley works with Mainsail’s portfolio companies to optimize their go-to-market planning, with a focus on data analytics, marketing technologies and strategies to help Mainsail’s portfolio companies scale.
In addition to strengthening its team through internal promotions, Anthony Hayes and Teddy Gold have joined Mainsail’s team of Investment Associates and will be responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities.