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Larry Lepard

Larry Lepard

Formal First Name
Lawrence (Larry)

Lawrence Lepard is the Founder and Managing Partner of Equity Management Associates, an investment management firm focused on Monetary Debasement Insurance through investments in gold and silver miners and Bitcoin. Larry has over 38 years of experience in the investment management industry as an investor, principally focusing on venture capital opportunities. Prior to founding EMA, Larry spent 25 years as a professional investor and venture capitalist. He spent 13 years at Geocapital Partners, where he was one of two Managing General Partners and was responsible for four venture capital funds, aggregating ~$500 million. Before that, he spent 7 years at Summit Partners, where he established Summit’s West Coast office. Earlier in his career, Larry worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.

EARLY CAREER

  • At Geo, Larry invested and/or served on the boards of many successful deals including Autoweb, Jackson Hewitt, Netcom, and Realtor.com.

  • He was a General Partner in Summit I and Summit II, and served on the boards of Chips & Technologies and Software Spectrum, among others.

  • He was also a venture capitalist in the tech sector, which led him to become involved in the early days of the internet.

  • He has also been a sound money advocate for his entire professional career and has been very active in the fight to Audit The Fed.


AFFILIATIONS

  • Board of Directors, Amarillo Gold Corp.

  • Board of Directors, Rise Gold Corp.


MEDIA & APPEARANCES