Frank Kelcz DN Capital

Speaker

Frank Kelcz is a Venture Partner at DN Capital since July 2, 2014. He works with the firm's international portfolio of companies to expand into the US markets as well as finding companies with the ability to expand to Europe.

Mr. Kelcz is Founder of Excelerance Limited and serves as its President. He has been an Advisor to the Venture Capital Unit of the Department of UK Trade and Investment, advising and supporting UK originated venture-backed companies to internationally investing VCs in the United States.

He was previously a Senior Investment Manager at SEB Venture Capital. Mr. Kelcz focused on media technology investments at the SEB Venture Capital. He served as an Executive Vice President, Europe and Consultant of Pitango Venture Capital. Mr. Kelcz also served as the Chief Executive Officer at MCC Global. He served as an Executive Officer at Ziff Davis Media Inc. Mr. Kelcz co-founded Guidewire Group LLC in 2003. Mr. Kelcz spent ten years at Ziff-Davis Publishing and launched the group and all its media properties in Europe. He set up and launched publishing and events companies in France, Germany, Italy and the UK for Ziff-Davis in Europe, Bertelsmann-G&J (Hamburg & New York) and ACE Electronics Publications (Brussels-Milan-Paris-London). He was employee at Yahoo! Inc. He was a Consultant at VNU Publishing. 

“We always invest with the exit in mind, and we begin the grooming process at least one year prior. ”