Fellows Directory

Steve Reale

Madison Bay Capital Partners

Steve is a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Madison Bay Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth equity investments in mid-market business in the United States.

Previously, Steve spent 14 years at Levensohn Venture Partners (LVP), investing in and working with private companies ranging from enterprise and infrastructure software to semiconductors, fin-tech, and communications equipment. While at LVP, Steve held board seats at BigFix (acquired by IBM), Broadlogic (acquired by Broadcom), and Capella (acquired by Alcatel Lucent). He also spent considerable time assisting other LVP portfolio companies including Akros Silicon, Covigo (acquired by Symbol), Rapt (acquired by Microsoft), Reconnex (acquired by McAfee), and Shotspotter.

Prior to LVP, Steve was an early employee and Director of Finance at ZuluSports.com, an Internet-based, content provider. At Zulusports.com, Steve was involved with strategy development, capital raising, and operations. Before ZuluSports, he held a variety of equity research positions at Robertson Stephens, Van Kasper & Company and JP Morgan, covering small and mid-cap companies within a broad range of industries, including financial processors, business services, environmental, and retail.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Steve is a graduate of Middlebury College, where he received a BA in international politics and economics as well as Japanese. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Steve is a dedicated cyclist, windsurfer, skier, and also enjoys running after his two daughters.

A member of Fellows Class 14, Steve served his fellowship under mentor Pascal Levensohn at Levensohn Venture Partners.