About Edgehill Venture Partners

Edgehill is a team of entrepreneurs and investment professionals but most of all, we’re allies to our partners. We’re dedicated to providing full-service operational and financial support to our portfolio companies. Our goal is to empower our partners, achieve market leading positions and maximize opportunities for successful outcomes.

Meet Our Team

Eric Hazen

Managing Partner
Eric has more than 20 years of experience building, investing and growing technology-enabled marketing and sales companies....

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With a strong background in technology and workflow optimization, he currently helps support EdgeHill portfolio companies and identifies new deal opportunities. Prior to his current role, Eric founded Inside Response, a technology-enabled online marketer for the largest Insurance companies in the US. With triple-digit growth and a headcount of more than 800, Inside Response merged with a strategic partner in early 2020. Leveraging the early successes of Inside Response, Eric founded Inside Academics in 2012. Inside Academics was a leader in post-secondary student marketing and sold to a strategic in late 2018. Eric was also the founder of Prodigy Companies, Deepstar Interactive and co-founder of Answer Media. At Prodigy, he launched several digital assets (including Healthcare.com) to acquire finance and insurance shoppers at scale. At Deepstar, Eric built a platform to manage lead routing and distribution for clients in Higher Education. Prodigy's assets were acquired by an investment group in 2006 and Deepstar’s assets were acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) in 2005. Eric received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Emporia State University.
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Rich Frankenberg

Managing Partner
Rich has a diverse background in business operations and strategy. Prior to Edgehill, Rich was a Senior Consultant in the Strategy ...

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and Operations groups at both Capgemini and Deloitte Consulting. Rich was responsible for leading teams delivering services in business process optimization, technology implementations, global risk management process development, and defining key governance and controls processes. Rich also worked for ExxonMobil in the Finance Business Analysis and Reporting group, where he focused on identifying opportunities for improvement across internal reporting divisions. Rich received a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from The University of Kansas and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis Olin School of Business concentrating in Finance and Strategy.
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Tyler Greif

Chief Investment Officer
For the past 20 years, Tyler has a proven and successful track record as an investor and entrepreneur...

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including having worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs Group and helped to build a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, PSAM, based in New York City. Following his 8-year tenure at PSAM, he launched an energy company, Proven Fields, focused on oil & gas investments in the United States. Over a 6-year period, Proven Fields accumulated nearly $100 million in oil & gas assets under management and exited the business in 2016. Since then, Tyler founded HomeBase, which invests in numerous venture-stage companies and provides certain services to these companies such as outsourced CFO advisory, bookkeeping and accounting. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vicunita Minerals, a UK-based gold mining company with assets in Peru. Tyler received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University.
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C. Andrew Martin

Advisory Board
Andrew Martin has over 20 years of portfolio management and investment analysis experience. Andrew is the co-founder and...

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managing partner of Frontier Capital Partners, who specialize in hedge fund strategies. Andrew leads several multi-strategy investment approaches combining equity trading strategies, credit, and structured transactions. Prior to joining the Frontier Family, Andrew managed the investments for high net worth individuals, corporations, and foundations for five years with Merrill Lynch. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Andrew held positions as an Equity Research Analyst , Equity Trader, and OTC Market Maker for George K. Baum & Company. Andrew received Bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas.
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Bill Grant

Advisory Board
Bill brings a multitude of sales and operational experience to Edgehill. He served as Vice President of Sales for LabOne from...

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2001 to 2005. While at LabOne, revenues increased from $170 million to more than $500 million and earnings increased from $10 million to $75 million. Bill was instrumental in both product development and organic growth initiatives in the clinical division. Prior to his role as Vice President, Bill served in numerous sales positions at LabOne from 1998-2001. Bill Grant received a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Kansas.
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Bob Grant

Advisory Board
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Our Focus

Capital and Operational Support
For Entrepreneurs and Investors

We strive to be innovative, fresh-thinking and opportunistic. We are stage agnostic and seek equity investments in a variety of industries presenting growth opportunities. Our strategy is to make expansionary capital and controlled investments in companies with revenues under $100mm.

Private Capital Raises

Edgehill raises capital through investment funds with a focus on expansionary capital and private equity.

Co-investments & Credit

Edgehill will participate in co-investment opportunities as well as leveraged capital raises.

Target Investments Edgehill has two core investment strategies. For expansionary strategies our typical company size is $1 - $100mm, with EBITDA of $0 - $10mm with varying equity investments. Our founding capital strategy involves seed equity investments of $0 - $250k.
Characteristics Edgehill is opportunistic as opposed to industry specific. We are stage and location agnostic though we prefer companies rooted in the midwest. We have operational and M&A experience in technology enabled direct-to-consumer sales and marketing. We look for passionate entrepreneurs and exceptional management teams that show great opportunities at scale.
Portfolio

Edgehill has built and backed a variety of companies from early stage start-ups to established industry leaders.

Current Openings @ EdgeHill
Contact Us

For inquiries relating employment at Edgehill or one of our portfolio companies please fill out the form.

Office Phone
913-533-7778

Postal Address
Edgehill Venture Partners
9800 Metcalf Ave., Floor 5
Overland Park, KS 66212