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Mark A. Mitchell
Principal, Technology

With over a decade of experience in early and growth-stage equity financing within the technology sector, Mark enriches Safeguard with his perspective and insight.

A veteran of the tech sector, Mark has 10+ years of experience in early and growth-stage equity financing, mergers & acquisitions and strategic consulting for technology companies. Mark joined Safeguard in 2005 where he is responsible for identifying and evaluating new technology companies for Safeguard and supporting Safeguard’s existing partner companies.

Prior to joining Safeguard, Mark helped build Wachovia Securities’ East Coast Technology group, where he focused on M&A and IPO transactions for Internet & software companies. He also previously worked at Broadview International, providing M&A advisory services to companies in the Internet, software and communications infrastructure markets. Earlier in his career, Mark served as a consultant at PTG, a strategy and growth management consultancy, where he provided strategic advice to both Fortune 500 and early-stage technology companies. Mark holds B.A. degrees in Physics and Philosophy from Duke University, and received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.