SeventySix Capital adds new MD to team

SeventySix Capital, a sports-focused venture firm, has named Alison Bush Delgado as managing director of strategic development. Delgado worked at Neuberger Berman where she was global head of consultant relations.



SeventySix Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in game-changing consumer tech companies in the sports, health and retail industries, announced Alison Bush Delgado as their new Managing Director, Strategic Development. This hire comes on the heels of several recent announcements from SeventySix Capital including the initial close of its latest venture capital fund, an esports investment in N3rd Street Gamers, and World Series Champion, Ryan Howard, joining the company as a Partner.

“We are excited to have Alison on our team,” said Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner at SeventySix Capital. “She has 27 years of experience in developing and executing strategies for the growth of some of the largest and most well respected firms in the asset management industry. Alison will be responsible for our global fundraising strategy and investor relations, and will work with me to accelerate and expand our fundraising efforts for our current fund.”

Alison joins SeventySix Capital after serving as Global Head of Consultant Relations for Neuberger Berman, where she was also a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Alison spent ten years at the firm in their New York and London offices. Earlier in her career she had a lengthy tenure at New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) where she helped establish and grow their institutional business. Alison also held various marketing roles at Callan Associates, United Asset Management and Bankers Trust Company. She began her career as an Analyst on the portfolio management team of the Linder Funds in St. Louis, MO.

SeventySix Capital is a sports tech venture capital company led by Wayne Kimmel, Jon Powell and MLB superstar, Ryan Howard. The fund invests in passionate, smart and nice entrepreneurs who are launching game-changing tech startups in the sports, health and retail industries. SeventySix Capital has been nominated as an Outstanding Investor by SportTechie.

Kimmel founded the firm in 1999, which has had with top exits to Fortune 500 companies including Aramark, Intel, IBM, Walgreens, and Yahoo. Powell is also the CEO of Kravco Company LLC, a leading real estate company that developed over 30 million square feet of commercial space including the King of Prussia Mall. His family was an owner of the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars, the two-time United States Football League champions. Howard, a World Series Champion and 2006 NL MVP, is known as one of the all-time great home run hitters. His investment portfolio includes Crystal Palace F.C. and professional gaming team, NRG Esports , alongside Shaquille O’Neal, Jimmy Rollins, Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez.

SeventySix Capital has a strategic partnership with Rubicon Talent, a sports marketing and talent agency based in New York City, with clients including NFL stars DeMarco Murray, Greg Olsen, and Mark Ingram, Olympians Kerri Walsh Jennings and Lolo Jones, and MLB legend Cal Ripken, Jr.