Brian Sapp

Managing Director + Head of West Coast Origination

About Brian Sapp

Brian joined Runway Growth Capital in 2018 as a Managing Director and Head of West Coast origination. Prior to Runway, Brian was a Managing Director with Hercules Capital, a venture lending BDC, where he originated, executed and managed new investment opportunities in technology and industrial technology companies. Brian has over 20 years of experience working with VCs, start-ups and public companies as an investor and investment banker.

Brian previously held senior positions within the technology investment banking groups of Robert W. Baird & Co., Wedbush Securities and Thomas Weisel Partners, where he originated and executed private and public equity and debt capital raises and advised on M&A transactions. He began his career as an environmental process engineer with TE Connectivity.

  • MBA from Cornell University
  • BS in chemical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University