Emery Waddell

Emery Waddell

Principal, Vocap Partners

Emery is passionate about finding, funding and furthering high-potential software businesses delivering products that improve lives, in big ways and small. As Principal at Vocap Partners, a Series A venture capital firm focused on B2B software, his primary areas of focus include the future of work and media. Post-investment, he specifically concentrates on accelerating growth and building durability through strategic frameworks, financial and capital planning, and organizational health. Emery has held various fractional roles with rapidly scaling software businesses including head of strategic initiatives, among others. He also loves to write about his experiences, authoring numerous startup blog series including the Vocap Org Health Guidebook.

Prior to joining Vocap, Emery spent several years with VRA Partners, an investment banking firm focused on providing mergers and acquisitions advisory to entrepreneurial middle-market companies. While at VRA, Emery helped numerous clients in the technology sector raise capital, acquire new businesses, and achieve successful exits.

Emery graduated with concentrations in Finance and International Business from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He currently resides in Atlanta with his wife and enjoys getting outdoors and finding the latest fitness gadget