Charlie Hipwood, Vice President Investment at MassVentures, focused on early-stage and seed investments.
Charlie joined MassVentures in 2017 and is a vice president focused on early-stage and seed investment in Massachusetts high-technology companies.
He is a founder and executive with 20+ years of experience in financial services and technology startups (founded Fluent Fintech, STAG Capital Partners, and AI Exchange) and established corporations (JP Morgan and Level 3 Communications). As an entrepreneur, Charlie has deep experience in establishing and managing operations, executing investments, developing products and markets, managing the sales pipeline, raising capital, leading teams, growing revenue, and executing strategy to achieve desired outcomes.
Charlie earned an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and a BA from Boston College. In his free time, Charlie enjoys coaching youth sports, community service, and cooking.
“We provide capital for technology startups not adequately served by the venture community. Companies from across the Commonwealth as well as first-time CEOs or founders, and companies that represent a non-traditional industry segment.”