Vincenzo La Ruffa joined SIG and helped form SGE in 2006. He focuses on investments in capital markets and payments technology. He currently serves on the boards of The Logic Group, MMIT, and ETF Securities (Observer). He previously served on the boards of 29West (acquired by Informatica Corp), Ballista (acquired by IntercontinentalExchange), and Derivix (acquired by FlexTrade).
Prior to joining SGE, Vincenzo invested in technology companies in the US and UK with NGP Energy Technology Partners and EnerTech Capital. Vincenzo began his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Deutsche Bank.
Vincenzo’s previous investments include Cashedge (acquired by Fiserv), Comverge (NASDAQ: COMV), Intellon (acquired by Atheros), Clean Air Power (LSE: CAP), Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ: REGI), and The NanoSteel Company.
Vincenzo serves on the Boards of the Catholic Charities Appeal of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Mercy Vocational High School as well as the Technology Advisory Board of Ben Franklin Technology Partners.
Vincenzo graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.A. in Classics from the School of Arts and Sciences.