Bloom Equity Partners (“Bloom Equity”) is pleased to announce two new appointments across its Value Creation Group, supporting portfolio companies to drive meaningful and durable step-change growth and operational improvements.
Oded Noy joins Bloom Equity as a Senior Operating Partner where he leads value creation initiatives both pre and post investment for Bloom’s portfolio companies. Oded has over a decade of experience as a Senior Operating Partner, working with exceptional management teams to achieve scale through deploying both operational improvements and M&A growth strategies. During his career in private equity, Oded has supported more than 15 B2B software companies, first for Diversis Capital and now for Bloom Equity. Prior to Diversis Capital, Oded was the Founder/CTO of TrueCar (Nasdaq: TRUE) and built extensive operational experience both as a co-founder and as C-Suite positions at companies ranging in stage from startup to IPO readiness with >$2B market capitalization.
Kristin Oelke has also joined Bloom Equity as Director, Go-To-Market. Specializing in market positioning and demand generation campaign execution, Kristin partners with Bloom’s portfolio companies to accelerate success of their revenue goals. Kristin brings more than two decades of experience leading marketing and sales development growth initiatives, having successfully generated billions in pipeline throughout her career for global corporate and emerging technology companies, including software startups, private equity backed portfolio companies and Fortune 500 organizations.
About Bloom’s Value Creation Group
Bloom Equity leverages a unique value creation program comprised of three pillars to unlock peak performance across its portfolio companies: Operating Partners, Operating Advisors and Value Creation Specialists:
1. Bloom’s Operating Partners provide lift to management teams, serving in multiple capacities depending on need. Operating Partners help with board-level readiness, serve as key advisors to the management team, help drive the creation and execution of the Value Creation Plan and can step in as an acting CXO as needed.
2. Bloom leverages a deep bench of seasoned Operating Advisors, former CXO’s of enterprise or PE backed technology companies to help drive value for portfolio companies at the board level.
3. The team of Value Creation Specialists provide best-in-class functional support to management teams. Focused on disciplined, systematic value creation in Business Technology assets, Bloom Equity leverages top talent in the industry to help its portfolio companies build sustainable growth and market leadership via best-in-class operations, go-to-market initiatives, talent, product and technology, and M&A.
About Bloom Equity Partners
Bloom Equity Partners is a leading technology-focused private equity firm headquartered in New York City, currently deploying capital from Bloom Equity Partners Fund I. Bloom is leveraging decades of investing and operating experience to rapidly unlock transformational growth and deliver superior returns to our investment partners and management teams. Investing exclusively in lower-middle market software and tech-enabled business services companies, Bloom drives enduring market value by partnering closely with founders and management teams, injecting capital to unlock growth and providing operational resources and expertise to enable meaningful step-change to the business.