Bill Pescatello

Founder and Managing Partner, Evolv Ventures

Bill Pescatello is the managing partner at Evolv Ventures,  a $100m venture fund backed by Kraft Heinz.  Bill brings over 13 years of venture experience, where he helped build multiple top performing funds for both strategic and purely financial funds.

Bill was a partner at the Chicago based seed fund Lightbank. While at Lightbank, Bill led and/or served on the boards of Udemy, Fooda, Locu, Perblue, Ionic, Hireology, CoffeeMeetsBagel, Ovia Health, and Snaptravel.

Prior to Lightbank, Bill was a founding member of the Peacock Equity Fund for NBCUniversal, where he sat on the boards of Greystipe, Ramp and Vivox. Bill also worked at GE Capital, where he helped finance early stage life science companies and was a Financial Analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds a Bachelor Degree from Northwestern University and graduated with honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.