About Us | MainVest

Not just Main Streets,
Your Streets

We are dreamers with experienced backgrounds in launching disruptive ideas that recreate the way Americans start and operate businesses.

The Team



Nick

CEO & Co-Founder

Coming off of nearly seven years of experience at Uber, Nicholas is an expert in GoToMarket Strategy and business operations for marketplaces. He played various roles at Uber: launching Uber's marketing presence in New England, scaling its marketing team, going to market with every Uber core product—from UberBLACK to UberPOOL—and more.

Ben

CFO & Co-Founder

An experienced financial analyst and CFA charterholder, Ben has assisted in the valuations of hundreds of businesses for companies across a multitude of industries over the last five years. Ben brings integral financial experience to the team, including the development of the EaRN note, an equity-alternative debt investment for small businesses.

Felix

CTO & Co-Founder

Felix is an engineer at heart. He focuses on leveraging technology for business growth. He has developed, launched, and operated a wide range of impactful web applications in his career, ranging from MVPs for early-stage start-ups to scalable FinTech products. He seeks to bring security, reliability and scalability to the MainVest platform.

Joe

General Counsel

Prior to joining MainVest, Joe was in private practice at the law firm of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in Wilmington, Delaware, where he was a member of the firm’s Corporate Litigation group, representing public and private companies in corporate governance and M&A matters. Joe received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a juris doctorate from University of Virginia School of Law. Joe advises management on a wide range of legal and business issues, such as risk mitigation, compliance, negotiation, and corporate governance.

Robert

Director of Operations

Robert brings nearly a decade of entrepreneurial experience to MainVest. From early experience with small business ad sales, to running uberTAXI and building out Uber in New England, to regulatory work on the East Coast Legal team, Robert excels at building foundational and operational frameworks that empower high-growth companies.

Noah

Design & Engineering

Noah is a designer and software engineer who has worked with a wide range of start-ups, established businesses, digital agencies, political campaigns, and non-profits, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and BentoBox, a technology platform for the hospitality industry. Noah currently advises senior capstone projects for the Strategic Design and Management BBA program at Parsons School of Design where he received an MFA in Transdisciplinary Design.

How we work with you



Investors

Find small businesses in your community. Invest as little as $100 in the ones you believe in. If your investments are successful, get quarterly returns and share in the success of the small business economy. Learn more.

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Local Businesses

Get access to local investors in your community. Raise between $1,000 and $1,070,000 to get your business off the ground. As your business grows, you return a portion of your gross revenue to the investors that helped you get started. Learn more.

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