Keith is a co-founder and COO at Novel Capital (https://novelcapital.com/). Novel provides flexible Revenue-Based Financing (RBF) investments and operational sales expertise to early-stage, B2B software entrepreneurs.
Keith also built the Revenue-Based Financing Network (https://rbfn.org/) as a way for practitioners to connect more easily and often to advance the state of the industry, and hosts a podcast and sends a biweekly newsletter about the state of RBF and the alternative capital space.
Prior to co-founding Novel Capital, Keith co-founded Fulcrum Global Capital and was a Managing Director at Kansas Bioscience Authority, where he invested in life-sciences startups. Keith is a Kauffman Fellow, earned his MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, and his BS in Finance from Park University.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Keith earned his MBA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Park University.
Keith serves on the Board of Advisors for the Blue Valley CAPS program, a nationally recognized, innovative high school program for high-achieving students. He also volunteers at Heart to Heart International and was named to Ingram's Magazine's '40 Under 40' class for 2014. When not at work, Keith relishes his time with his 12-year old son, Jack.
Keith began his fellowship at KBA under the mentorship of CEO Duane Cantrell, and completed it at Upstart Partners. He is a member of Class 20, and mentored Lisa Feria (Class 22).