Eric D. Starr :: Partner
As a Partner with CapX Partners, Eric is responsible for developing technology-enabled solutions to drive scale and operational efficiency. His areas of focus include origination, underwriting, portfolio management, and finance. As a business developer, Eric's industry emphasis is on healthcare, energy, technology, and manufacturing.
Prior to joining CapX in 2008, Eric worked as a hedge fund manager and was a member of the risk committee at Forest Investment Management. Previous to that, Eric owned Starr Capital Management, which was acquired by Forest in 2005. While at Starr, Eric managed a multi-strategy hedge fund that focused on quantitative, non-directional strategies. Eric’s fund management career began when he co-founded Aventine Investment Management in 1994. Prior to that, Eric traded currency and currency derivatives for Refco and Union Bank of Switzerland.
Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brandeis University and a master’s degree in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Eric lives with his wife and family in New York.