Next generation alternative
ethos: noun (ee-thos)
the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations.
We strive to be a strategic partner for our investors by providing outsized returns and value to our entrepreneurs with a proven and repeatable value creation model.
Meet the team
Mick Eddy is a co-founder of ethos. He founded Night Owl Ventures, which has invested across all stages across multiple sectors. He is known for his broad range of strategic relationships.
Prior to Night Owl, Mick was an early employee at a pioneering Augmented Reality company and ultimately played an integral role in its sale of intellectual property to Microsoft (MSFT) in 2013 that yielded a 9-figure exit.
Mick graduated from the University of Southern California and studied at the London School of Economics. Mick serves as an advisor and mentor to numerous companies. He lives in San Francisco.
John is the co-founder of ethos. He has exits in private equity, venture capital, and commercial real estate investments. He is the founder & president of EvCap, a private investment company and a partner at Capital Pacific a commercial real estate firm. He was a seed investor in the qb3 life science incubator in the operations, the real estate, and one of the venture funds. Some notable early venture investments were made in Spotify, Airtable and Proxy to name a few.
John has a wonderful wife and 3 kids. He lives in San Francisco and is very active in directly supporting the homeless and building Montessori schools throughout the country.
Anthony joined Ethos in 2021 and focuses on investing across early to late-stage businesses. Prior to joining Ethos, Anthony worked at ICONIQ Capital – a premier growth-stage tech VC with investments including Datadog, Zoom, Robinhood, Uber, Airbnb, Snowflake, Crowdstrike and Procore amongst others.
Before ICONIQ, Anthony worked as a valuation consultant at Frank, Rimerman + Co. – an accounting and consulting firm specializing in venture capital, where he was primarily focused on early to pre-IPO stage startups in B2B SaaS, as well as numerous other industries in technology and beyond. Anthony also worked as an investment management associate at an RIA acquired by First Republic.
Anthony graduated with a BA in Economics and English from Occidental College, where he was the captain of the rugby team and was a mentor for Play Rugby USA, a non-profit focused on developing youth through rugby. Anthony currently sits on the St. Anthony’s Young Professionals Council in San Francisco, where volunteers to help combat the crisis facing the most vulnerable population in the city.
Kate Reilly is an operations and marketing professional, whose 26 years of experience lends tremendous value to private fund managers as they deliver attractive and unique investment solutions to high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors.
Kate serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Ethos LLC (“Ethos”). She provides leadership, vision and compliance to the strategic planning process, stimulates new ideas, and evaluates the financial impact of new business opportunities. Kate works closely with the Ethos Executive Team and trusted 3rd party providers to oversee the private fund operations, policies and work flows. She is relied upon to propose streamlined and effective ways of doing business to minimize risk, improve operational efficiencies and financial results, and provide transparency to investors.
Previously, Kate served as Chief Operating Officer at PPB Capital Partners LLC ("PPB") and was instrumental in the firm’s success. With PPB since its inception in 2007, she was an integral and driving force in the development and growth of PPB’s alternative, hedge fund and private equity platform of 50+ funds. She developed fiduciary best practices around complex fund structuring, day-to-day operations, investment suitability, and investor transactions.
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