Joe Floyd is a Principal for Emergence Capital Partners, an enterprise cloud software venture capital firm based in San Mateo, California. In this role, he is responsible for deal sourcing, performing due diligence on new investment opportunites, and working with portfolio companies.
Joe has a particular interest in mobile-first business applications and vertically focused SaaS applications. He is a Board observer at Replicon (time and expense management software), Bill.com (accounts payable software), and PivotLink (retail focused business intelligence software).
Prior to joining Emergence, Joe was a Senior Associate in American Capital's technology group where he focused on consumer internet and software. While there, Joe was involved with investements in HomeAway (Nasdaq: AWAY) and PeopleMedia (acquired by IAC). Joe was also an Associate at McKinsey & Co. in their corporate finance practice.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Joe earned an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. While at Wharton, Joe won 1st place at the International Venture Capital Competition. He also holds a BA in economics and a BS in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
When not tethered to a computer, Joe enjoys traveling, eating out, and exercising. Luckily, the last two balance each other out.
As a member of Class 18, Joe served his fellowship at Emergence Capital Partners under the mentorship of General Partner and Kauffman Fellows Class 11 member Kevin Spain.