Deric Emry –

VCJ Fact Sheet for Deric Emry

Grew up in? Spokane, Washington

Education: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania;Columbia University Graduate School of Business

Career Path: Deric Emry is a general partner with ABS Capital. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Deric was part of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown’s Media & Communications Investment Banking team (1996-1999).

Venture Focus: Communications software and services

Investments: Octave Communications Inc.; Captivate Network Inc.; Broadbeam Corp; NeuStar Inc.; SBA Communications Corp.

First VC Deal: SBA Communications

If you weren’t a VC, you’d be a? Ski bum.

Pet Peeve: People who are not good for their word.

Hobbies: Golf, fishing and skiing.

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