Charles Kemper is an experienced entrepreneur and seasoned investment professional. He is currently a Partner at Revel Partners, a New York based early-expansion stage venture capital group, and a General Partner & Co-Founder of Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, a leading NY-born seed stage fund & incubator program.
Previously, he was a Principal with Steelpoint Capital Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm with offices in San Diego CA and New York NY. From 2004 to 2009, Steelpoint made various investments ranging from $5 and $30 million in leading venture-stage and middle market growth companies with a focus on digital media, software, communications, and consumer products.
Charles was actively involved in the firm’s investments in AdSpace Networks, Atempo, Boingo Wireless, The Chart Group, Imaginova, Internet Marketing Center, Jitterbug, PacStar Communications, PrivaSys, Promptu, SeaMobile, Snow Phipps Group, Tasti D-Lite, Topica, WMI Media Solutions, and WorkShare. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of Atempo, Internet Marketing Center, PacStar Communications, Promptu, and WMI Media Solutions, and a Board Observer at AdSpace Networks, Boingo Wireless, Genesis Today, Imaginova, Jitterbug, PrivaSys, SeaMobile, and Topica.
Previously, Charles worked with Darby Overseas Investments, a global private equity firm with over $1 billion in capital under management led by Nicholas Brady, former US Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman of Dillon Read & Co., to develop a plan to launch a new technology-focused investment vehicle. He also assisted in sourcing, evaluating, and executing new investment opportunities in the areas of digital media, communications services, enterprise software, and information technology.
Earlier, Charles was a co-founder of a Chicago-based digital media agency focused on web design and e-commerce systems.
Charles holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.