Integrity. Curiosity. Collaboration.
Austin SceeCEO
Austin has spent the past 20+ years running and buying software companies. He started his career at Alex Brown doing software IPOs and M&A, then worked for Harbinger Corp, an acquisitive e-commerce software client he had taken public at Alex Brown. After Harbinger, Austin sold software for IBM, then transitioned to venture capital and private equity where he spent six years as a deal principal and built origination teams and systems at Advanced Technology Ventures and H.I.G. Capital, respectively. Austin left private equity to run a software company owned by a family office in 2011, then transitioned to acquiring companies for the same group in 2012. Austin founded Razorhorse that year to source the deals he executed for the family office. In 2017, Austin founded PowerUP Scholarship fund to help disadvantaged kids find a path to success. Austin holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
David NevasManaging Director
David has been an operator, investor, and advisor in the enterprise technology space for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Razorhorse, David was a Partner at Edison Partners, where he participated in 15 financings and sat on the boards of Edison portfolio companies ItemMaster (acquired by Syndigo/The Jordan Company), Pixability, Pandologic, Arkadium, Neat, Cadient Group (acquired by Cognizant), and CheckpointHR (acquired by PeopleStrategy). He started his career in the late ’90s as a developer, with stints at startup companies as well as roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM. He then joined A.C Lordi, a startup in the risk and compliance space, which he helped scale to an acquisition by a PE syndicate. David has a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from NYU Stern.
Pradheep PadmanathanDirector of Operations
Pradheep joined us in 2018. Prior to his current role as the head of operations at Razorhorse, he headed customer support operations at Aurea software and worked with Deloitte consulting as a CRM consultant. He brings to us his extensive knowledge in technology stack selection, vendor management, process design and improvement, business analysis and strategy. He is an expert in post-acquisition support integration. Outside of work, he loves to watch movies and read books on public policy, biographies, management, and Tamil literature. Pradheep has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management(IIM), Bangalore and a bachelors degree in computer science from College of Engineering, Guindy. He currently works out of Bangalore, India.
Roman OsypovFinancial Analyst
Roman joined Razorhorse in 2017 and is focused on financial analysis. Prior to Razorhorse, he spent five years at PwC doing audit and financial modeling work. Roman is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has a master’s degree in Finance from Donetsk National University, Ukraine. Roman lives in Kyiv, Ukraine with his wife. He is passionate about cycling and mountain trekking.
Christian EdwardsOrigination
Christian joined the Razorhorse origination team in August 2019. Based in New Orleans, he previously worked in upscale hospitality and healthcare-centric revenue cycle consulting. Christian holds a degree in Public Relations from the USC Annenberg School and spent the summer of 2015 road-tripping the United States while driving for Lyft and Uber. He enjoys live music, NBA basketball, board games, and fiction.
Cristina CarofiglioOrigination
Cristina joined Razorhorse in 2013, and is focused on origination. In addition to her origination work, Cristina led the execution efforts for a founder-owned French company in 2014. Prior to Razorhorse, Cristina was a top producer in sales at Versata. Cristina has a BA from Università di Bologna and a Masters degree from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in Pisa, Italy. Cristina splits her time between Bologna, Italy and the hills around Barcelona, Catalonia. She is fluent in French, Portuguese, Spanish and has a basic understanding of German. Outside of Razorhorse, Cristina is a rock climbing instructor and spends her free time climbing in cool spots all over Europe.
Dan ReillyOrigination
Dan joined Razorhorse in 2021 as part of the originations team. Prior to joining, he worked as a Business Development and Sales professional in the HR-Tech space for 3 years. Dan received a Bachelors Degree from Boston College where he captained the crew team. Dan resides in Boston and enjoys travelling, playing golf, and trying new restaurants.
Davis BenderOrigination
Davis joined Razorhorse in 2020 as a part of the origination team. He was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and currently resides in Arizona. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from UC Santa Barbara in California, where he studied cosmology and astrophysics. Davis directed Bender Sports Academy, where he grew his passion for teaching and mentoring kids in sports, chess, and school. In his free time, Davis also enjoys running, golf, and F1.
Del GiannottiOrigination
Del joined Razorhorse in 2021 and focuses on origination and deal execution. Previously Del was an Associate at the growth equity firm Edison Partners. While at Edison, Del sourced and co-led investments on the Enterprise Software and Healthcare IT teams. Del holds a degree in Financial Economics from Rutgers University, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude. Del lives in Philadelphia and enjoys travelling, playing golf, and spending summers in Maine.
Dora RuzicOrigination
Dora joined Razorhorse in 2021 and focuses on origination and deal execution. Previously Dora worked in investment management and banking roles at JP Morgan and boutique Private Equity firms and Hedge Funds. Dora graduated from Columbia University, magna cum laude, where she studied Business Management and English Literature. Dora spends her time between New York and Croatia and in her free time she enjoys kickboxing, classic Russian novels and going to museums.
Guilherme SittaOrigination
Guilherme joined Razorhorse in 2018 and focuses on origination. He has a bachelors degree in Business Administration from UNESP University, Brazil, and he has studied and worked in the US. Prior to Razorhorse, he has worked at Nestle, AB InBev, IBM and has been an entrepreneur. Guilherme lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with his wife and enjoys traveling, cooking and reading.
Liliana PanicOrigination
Liliana joined Razorhorse in 2014, primarily focused on origination, and has sourced a number of investments including DISCO, Glooko, RiskIQ, Tealium, TraceLink, Welltok, Lattice Engines, Aera technologies, and Previously Liliana held various entrepreneurial and management roles: Assistant Country Manager of Nortel SEE, Organizational Development Consultant at ISR, Operations Manager at ST Microelectronics, and Marketing Executive in Swiss startups. Liliana holds an MBA in Management of Technology focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation (joint program of EPFL University of Lausanne, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and McCombs Business School/University Texas at Austin). Liliana works remotely from Switzerland or Serbia, whenever possible. She enjoys reading biographies, travelling, or spending time with her family and pets.
Miles McCarthyOrigination
Prior to joining Razorhorse in 2020, Miles was VP of Finance and Head of Product at Lenox Park, an asset management technology venture based in New York and backed by renowned institutional investors. In this role, Miles focused on fundraising and financial modeling while quarterbacking all of product development. Previously, Miles worked at VMG Health, a sell-side valuation and M&A group covering transactions in healthcare and biotech. Miles began his career at Vinson & Elkins, LLP, and received a B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin. Outside the office, Miles writes crime thriller novels and spends summers on the lakes around Austin.
Rosy RubinoOrigination
Rosy joined Razorhorse in 2012 primarily focused on origination, and has sourced a number of investments including Quantum Retail, Lyris, MessageOne, Thinkvine, DNN, TrueFit, Fiix, NewNet, Tecnotree, and Falconstor. Rosy has over 15 yrs of inside sales experience and was a regional manager in a manufacturing company selling to the automotive and lumber industry. Rosy Managed 15 salespeople in addition to being in charge of her own territory. Rosy is Chicago born but currently living in Sicily/Italy. Outside of Razorhorse, Rosy enjoys spending time with her two sons and creating art, particularly paintings and pottery.