Shamit Mehta, Principal, joined Guidepost Growth Equity in 2014.
Shamit focuses on partnering with entrepreneurs of growth stage companies in financial technology, healthcare IT, tech-enabled business services, and vertical software. Shamit has been making growth equity investments for over ten years, and enjoys working with management teams to help grow their business through strategic introductions, board governance and exit management.
Prior to joining Guidepost Growth Equity, Shamit was an investor at both Susquehanna Growth Equity and Great Hill Partners, where he identified and executed investments in the software and technology-enabled business sectors and worked closely with management teams. Early in his career, Shamit worked in M&A at Deutsche Bank in the Technology Investment group.
Shamit was recently named in GrowthCap’s Top 40 under 40 Growth Investors. He resides in the Boston area with his wife and two sons. He enjoys watching his hometown sports teams, playing golf, and is an active supporter of F.A.R.E., a non-profit group focused on food allergies. Shamit received his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and both an M.S. in Information Management Systems and a B.S. in Information Decision Systems and Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University.