Joe is an experienced venture capital investor generating significant returns while investing in over 40 companies through his roles as Managing Director of NextLevel Venture Partners and Manager of the Kaufman Family Office. Joe is specifically skilled in sourcing deals, due diligence, contract negotiation and post investment work, including being an active board member for many companies. Joe was a Venture Partner for ABN AMRO’s Digital Impact Fund, a corporate venture arm of ABN AMRO.
Joe is also an operator of fintech and financial companies. Joe was the CEO of Ameracash Solutions, a payments company, which was sold successfully to Softgate Systems. Joe had a senior financial role with Arbor National Mortgage, a mortgage bank, which was sold to Bank of America. Prior to that Joe worked as an analyst for Morgan Stanley and was a Senior Accountant for Ernst & Young. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA in Finance from Fordham University and a BS in Accounting from Purdue University.