I’m Charley and I’m currently doing all things growth at Alloy in NYC and investing in early stage companies! I’m always happy to grab ice cream/fries/tea/food to talk startups, b2b saas, fintech, or new anime recommendations. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I was previously one of the first business hires and head of growth at Ramp, helping to launch the first corporate card built for savings. During my tenure, Ramp was one of the fastest growing corporate card programs in the US and raised over $175M in venture capital from Stripe, Founder’s Fund, Coatue, D1 Capital, and many more.
Prior to Ramp, I was the first business hire at Plaid, a San Francisco based startup that enables applications to connect to financial accounts via API. I led our fintech + developer sales vertical in SF as well as built out our New York office over my 5 years. Plaid has since raised over $700M in venture capital from Altimeter, NEA, Spark Capital, Goldman Sachs, A16Z, Ribbit Ventures, Index Ventures, and many others prior.
Prior to Plaid, I started my career at JPMorgan Chase, working across several strategy groups covering payments, APIs, blockchain, and fintech.
I also invest in early stage companies focused on b2b fintech, infrastructure, developer tooling, and enterprise SaaS. I’ve been fortunate to be the first angel check in a bunch of early companies and then bring in friends at funds including (🚨namedrop time🚨) A16Z, Afore, Anthemis, Bain Capital Ventures, Better Tomorrow Ventures, Benchmark, Canapi, Coatue, FirstMark Capital, First Round Capital, Founder’s Fund, Homebrew, Index Ventures, Khosla Inspired Capital, General Catalyst, Gradient Ventures, Greylock, Quiet Capital, Redpoint, Ribbit, Spark Capital, Sequoia, Serena Ventures, and many more!
I’ve been super lucky to partner with founders building companies like Apollo, Codat, Finch, Moov, Unit, Modern Treasury, Power, Stytch, Secureframe and many, many more.