Wayne Kimmel wasn’t always a venture capitalist, investing in game-changing companies alongside the likes of Richard Branson, Steve Case, and Mark Cuban. He was once a 29-year-old law school graduate with no connections who obsessively networked his way to success. Wayne Kimmel is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, tireless networker, and the author of Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel.
Philadelphia Magazine named Wayne a Top Innovator.
He is the Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital, the venture capital firm he founded in 1999, and has invested in over 40 startup technology and healthcare companies, including SeamlessWeb (now public as GrubHub), Take Care Health Systems and NutriSystem.
Among the Fortune 500 companies that have acquired his portfolio companies are Aramark, Intel, IBM, Walgreens, and Yahoo!
He is currently on the boards of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Einstein Healthcare Network, and formerly the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Jewish Federations of North America.
Wayne is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and the Delaware Law School. He is passionate about his family, sports and making the world a better place.