Jared Delaney-Smith

Jared Delaney-Smith

Investment Professional at Credit Suisse NEXT Fund, a $400mn growth equity fund focused on financial technology and services-related investment opportunities

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Jared is an Associate at the Credit Suisse NEXT Fund, a venture capital / growth equity fund focused on identifying growth investment opportunities by leveraging the sourcing channels and domain expertise of the broader Credit Suisse organization. He is responsible for both portfolio management and investment sourcing initiatives at NEXT, which invests primarily in financial technology / services, enterprise software, market structure and financial products / data opportunities.

Prior to joining the NEXT Fund, Jared specialized in the Technology, Media & Telecom sectors in the Credit Suisse Equity Capital Markets (ECM) division. He pitched, marketed and executed over 50 equity offerings for a variety of clients, including SolarCity, Silver Spring Networks, Manchester United, Splunk, RealPage, NXP, Free Scale, Nielsen, Groupon, Marketo, Tableau, and Vantiv. He was also appointed as the primary CS Tech ECM contact for the early-stage VC/accelerator/start-up community in New York.

Prior to his career at Credit Suisse, Jared worked as an AmeriCorps corps member in the Harlem public school system. In addition to studying at the Cass School of Business in London, Jared Delaney-Smith received his dual B.B.A in Finance, Investments & Banking and Management & Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was born and raised outside of Boston, MA.