Adam Marcus

Adam Marcus, Principal
Openview Venture Partners

Adam Marcus Openview Venture Partners is an Executive Committee member of First Growth Venture Network

Adam Marcus Openview Venture Partners is an Executive Committee member of First Growth Venture Network

Adam joined Openview Venture Partners in late 2009 as a Principal focused on software, digital media and tech enabled businesses after working at Battery Ventures for four years. Adam originally joined Battery in 2005 and rejoined in 2007 as a Senior Associate focusing on investments in marketing sevices, fintech, and digital media. He is on the Board of J. Hilburn and MoreMagic, is a Board Observer at Exact Target and The NewsMarket, and is actively involved with Cortera. Prior to Battery, Adam was Director of Corporate Development for The Boston Celtics, where he led strategic initiatives for the team. He also worked at Lycos (sold to Telefonica for $12B), where he was responsible for M&A, private equity and joint venture investment within North America, Europe and Asia. Earlier in his career, Adam worked in Business Development at Gamesville.com (sold to Lycos for $220M) and at Tripod.com, which was an early innovator in the online community space (sold to Lycos for $58M).

Adam is a Founding Executive Committee Member of FirstGrowth Venture Network a network of venture and angel investors supporting first and second time entrepreneurs building exciting companies in the New York area.

Adam earned a BA in Psychology and Spanish from Franklin and Marshall College and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is actively involved with Grass Roots Soccer, a non-profit leading the effort to educate youth in Africa about HIV/AIDS.