Connor Ryan is a highly accomplished venture capital investor and entrepreneur with a passion for early stage consumer brands and SaaS. With a focus on utilizing data analysis and observing consumer behavior, he brings a unique approach to investment opportunities. Connor holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Entrepreneurship and Marketing from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.
With an extensive educational background and experience in the field, Connor has honed his skills in identifying and investing in promising startups. He currently serves as the Vice President at Bridge Investments, where he evaluates and supports investment opportunities in various industries. Prior to his current role, he gained experience as a Venture Capital MBA Intern at Listen Ventures and Bridge Investments.
Connor's interests span a wide range of sectors, including fresh approaches to antiquated industries, women's health, next-gen e-commerce tech stack, novel concepts in cannabis, mental wellness, and DTC health. With a keen eye on emerging trends and market opportunities, he brings valuable insights to his investment strategies. Connor is known for his proficiency in utilizing data analysis to make informed investment decisions, as well as his ability to recognize and capitalize on shifts in consumer behavior.
Throughout his career, Connor has demonstrated his expertise in venture capital, private equity, and investment banking. Prior to his venture capital roles, he worked as a Private Equity Associate at The Riverside Company and gained experience as an Investment Banking Analyst at MHT Partners (formerly MHT MidSpan).
With a strong educational foundation, a wealth of industry experience, and a keen interest in innovative concepts and emerging trends, Connor Ryan is a sought-after venture capital investor who consistently identifies and supports the next generation of successful startups.