Craig Kaufman leads WestPark’s investment banking efforts. He has been an investment banker and capital markets expert for global emerging growth companies for over 25 years. While he has worked across many verticals, his core expertise is in the technology, media and communications sectors.
Mr. Kaufman has a unique perspective when working with Management Teams and their Boards, having been both a venture capitalist and an entrepreneur in the financial services and the technology sectors. In 1994 he founded and was the CEO of Kaufman Bros., a leading TMT focused investment bank and institutional research and trading broker/dealer. Kaufman Bros. participated in over $50 Billion of equity and debt financings over its 17 year history. Mr. Kaufman was also a Founding Partner of the Entrepia Venture Funds with total assets under management of $140 million over 4 funds. Mr. Kaufman also Founded and launched Memoriis.com, a DropBox for family records and currently operates MindSpanse.com, where he produces and distributes guided meditations on the MindSpanse YouTube Channel.
Mr. Kaufman holds the FINRA Series 7, 63, 65, 79 and 24 licenses. He graduated from Emory University with a bachelors degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.