We’re technology investors,
building value with our experience, relationships and capital

Who We Are
In a market increasingly crowding into large cap equities, we make concentrated investments in smaller, often overlooked companies where compelling value creation opportunities exist.

We’re a different kind of investor.

We built our reputation as trusted advisors, working closely with management teams and Boards to help them achieve their full potential. At White Hat, our mission is unchanged.

We invest in companies, not stocks.

We are long-term investors, with a mandate to constructively engage. Our goal is to strengthen the companies in our portfolio by making our resources available to them.

We invest to make a difference.

We offer companies transformational capital and differentiated strategic insights, complemented by our deep network of relationships.

Our Approach

We make concentrated, value-oriented investments in companies with differentiated technologies serving mission-critical applications.


We acquire significant ownership stakes in the open market, through privately negotiated purchases of insider holdings and structured direct investments.


We leverage the industry insights, operating expertise and relationships of our Strategic Partners to create value.

What We Look For
We focus on publicly-traded Tech companies with market values between $100M and $1.5B in the sectors we know best. We seek to invest $10 – 100 million in each opportunity.
Our Strategic Partners
Our portfolio benefits from a hand-picked team of C-level executives, directors and technology investors with whom we have worked over the past 20 years. Together, we leverage our relationships and industry expertise to help businesses reach their full potential.
Public Tech Company Executives
Professional Investors
Our Investments

Global Trade Management automation software


High-performance RF & Analog semiconductor solutions


Mobile-centric enterprise security software


Language and literacy software for K-12, enterprise, and individuals


High-value fleet management solutions for global Fortune 1000 customers


Specialized provider of communications services and machine learning solutions


Unified communication and collaboration solutions for healthcare market

Investment Criteria
Fundamentally sound businesses in sectors we know well
Mission critical technology addressing long-cycle opportunities
Solid margin profile & clean balance sheet
Low customer concentration
With strong appreciation potential
Tangible margin of safety
Discount to intrinsic value
Strategic value
Where we can help
Strategic Partner resources
Transformational capital
Strategic alternatives
Investment Team
Our Co-Founders have worked together as partners for eighteen years. The market opportunity they identified and their investment decisions are informed by two decades of engagement with the Tech community, spanning more than 150 completed strategic and corporate finance transactions, collectively valued at more than $50 billion.
David Chanley
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Mr. Chanley is a senior investment professional who has over 20 years of experience advising management teams and boards of technology companies...

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Mark Quinlan
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Mr. Quinlan is a senior investment professional with more than 20 years of experience in Technology, Media & Telecom, with a particular focus on the semiconductor sector...

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James Tong
Vice President

Mr. Tong is a Vice President at White Hat Capital Partners. Prior to joining White Hat in 2017, he was a member of Stifel’s Global Technology Investment Banking practice...

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Advisory Board
Norm Alpert

Mr. Alpert is a senior investment professional who leverages nearly 40 years of experience in the private equity industry...

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Eric Falk

Mr. Falk is a senior investment professional with nearly three decades of asset management and credit markets experience...

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David Hedley

Mr. Hedley is a senior investment banker with 30 years of experience advising Technology companies on a wide range of strategic matters...

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Adam Hetnarski

Mr. Hetnarski is a senior investment professional with more than 25 years of experience investing in technology companies...

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John Marren

Mr. Marren is a senior investment professional with over 15 years of experience investing in technology companies...

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Roy Vallee

Mr. Vallee is a senior technology executive and director with more than 25 years of experience leading the operations of global technology companies...

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Founding Limited Partner & Key Advisor
Thom Weisel

Mr. Weisel is considered to be a pioneer and one of the leading financiers in the development of the high tech industry in Silicon Valley...

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Guiding Principles
Deliver superior risk-adjusted returns through a disciplined investment process
Align our interests with those of our investors and portfolio companies
Foster a culture of accountability, collaboration and inclusion
Partner with high-achieving individuals and organizations who share our principles
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