Fintech Veteran Randy Little Joins 1Roundtable Partners and 10T Holdings as Partner
1RoundTable Partners ("1RT"), a mid-to-late-stage growth equity firm that invests in private companies operating in the digital asset ecosystem, and 10T Holdings ("10T") today announced that Randy Little has joined the firms as a Partner, effective June 1, 2023. In this role, Mr. Little will work closely with Dan Tapiero, Founder, Chief Investment Officer, and Managing Partner of both 1RT and 10T, to source investment opportunities and support portfolio companies on corporate development efforts and capital markets activities.
Mr. Little is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience in roles at the intersection of finance and technology. Most recently, he served as a Managing Director at Financial Technology Partners, where he led the firm's digital asset transactions globally.
Mr. Tapiero said, "Randy is an established FinTech executive with an uncommon combination of investment banking and software engineering experience that has served him well in his work in the digital asset ecosystem. Throughout his career, he has worked hand-in-glove with clients to deeply understand their strategies and drive innovative outcomes. He has developed a unique understanding of these businesses, the markets in which they operate, and the risks and opportunities they face. Randy's deep sector expertise and industry relationships will be of significant value to our platforms and portfolios, and we are pleased to welcome him to 1RT and 10T."
Mr. Little said, "I am thrilled to be joining 1RT and 10T as blockchain technology is only beginning to disrupt legacy systems and to empower individuals in ways never before possible. With the technology industry at large beginning to exit a challenging macro environment, there will be an unparalleled opportunity to invest in leaders of the digital asset ecosystem with asymmetric risk/reward. 1RT and 10T are well positioned to capitalize on the enduring demandfor new, frictionless, intermediary-free financial infrastructure, and I look forward to working with Dan and his talented team."
Randy Little Biography
From 2018 to 2023, Mr. Little served as Managing Director at Financial Technology Partners ("FT Partners"), the largest investment bank solely focused on FinTech globally. He exclusively focused on the Capital Markets FinTech and Digital Asset sectors, advising dozens of clients including pending capital raises of $500 million to $1 billion for institutional blockchain infrastructure companies.
Mr. Little entered investment banking in 2006 at J.P. Morgan in the Financial Institutions Group focused on the Market Structure and WealthTech sectors. He was an early leader in advising the quantitative trading sector leading to several landmark transactions in the market-making space as well as executing public and private deals for exchanges, broker-dealers, trading technology, and WealthTech firms.
Before joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Little was a Software Architect at Sun Microsystems with a focus on optimizing hardware and software for low-latency environments in the financial services sector. He also served as a Senior Consultant for Ernst & Young Consulting, where he led software development projects for large-cap financial services and U.S. government clients.
Mr. Little earned an MBA from NYU Stern in 2005, where he graduated as a Stern Scholar, and received a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Wake Forest University in 1997.
About 1RoundTable Partners
The next step in the evolution of 10T Holdings, the private equity firm conceived by Dan Tapiero, is the founding of 1RoundTable Partners. 1RT is a growth equity firm investing in the equity securities of mid-to-late-stage companies in the digital asset ecosystem. Leveraging its macro investing process, established underwriting capabilities, institutional leadership experience, and deep digital asset ecosystem knowledge and connectivity, 1RT seeks to provide de-risked exposure to "picks and shovels" winners in the blockchain, crypto, and Web3 industries. For more information, please visit www.1rtfund.com or contact [email protected].
About 10T Holdings
10T Holdings is a growth equity firm focused exclusively on investments in mid-to-late-stage private companies operating in the digital asset ecosystem. Founded in 2020 by Dan Tapiero, 10T applies its expertise from macro investing and a rigorous research-driven approach to back the blue-chip companies that will shape the future. For more information, please visit www.10tfund.com or contact [email protected].
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