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22 Investments in 14 Companies
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Chicago
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Bill Pescatello joined Lightbank as a Principal in May 2011. He joined the team from NBCUniversal, where he was a Vice President and founding member of the Peacock Equity Fund, the venture capital arm of NBCU, from 2007-2011. While at Peacock Equity, Bill served as NBCU’s board representative at Greystripe, Ramp and Vivox.

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Bill worked at GE Capital where he helped finance leading early stage biotech companies. Bill also worked as a Finance Analyst at Morgan Stanley and at Merrill Lynch within their Global Research Group.

Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds a Bachelor Degree from Northwestern University and graduated with honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Jobs (8)

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May 11, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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May 1, 2011
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Principal
2007
2011
Vice President and Founding Member of the Peacock Equity Fund
Jun, 2006
Jun, 2008
Associate
2003
2004
Litigation Paralegal
1999
2001
Financial Analyst
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$1.2M / Seed (Lead)
Apr, 2016$8.5M / Series A
May, 2015undisclosed amount / Venture
Mar, 2015$2.6M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2015$6.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$4.25M / Series A
Oct, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture
May, 2014$3M / Venture (Lead)
Feb, 2014$1.43M / Series A
Jan, 2014$9M / Series B
Nov, 2013undisclosed amount / Seed
Oct, 2013$1.1M / Seed
Mar, 2013$1.6M / Seed
Jan, 2013$1.4M / Seed (Lead)
Dec, 2012$12M / Series B
Apr, 2012$4M / Series A
Apr, 2012$5M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2012undisclosed amount / Seed
Jan, 2012$2M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2011$800k / Seed
Oct, 2011$3M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2010$800k / Series A

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