Richard Seewald

Founder & Managing Partner
Evolution Equity Partners



Mr. Richard Seewald is founder and managing partner of Evolution Equity Partners a venture capital investor focused on cyber-security and enterprise software companies. The firm is based in New York City and Zurich, Switzerland and its partners have been involved as founders and senior operating executives in leading cyber-security software companies around the world.

Prior to founding Evolution, Mr. Seewald was responsible for running the direct investment practice at Alpha Associates, a multi-billion dollar investment platform where he was also a member of the firm’s investment committee.

Over the past 20 years Mr. Seewald has made investments in cyber-security leaders including AVG Technologies (AVG: NYSE), Cognitive Security (CSCO: NASDAQ), OpenDNS (CSCO: NASDAQ), Carbon Black, Onapsis, Security Scorecard, DF Labs, Fortscale among others.

He was awarded a Kauffman Fellowship in 2009 and holds an M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he is a member of the schools advisory board.