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Richard Garman

Managing Partner
Payments & Transaction Processing – Financial Services

San Francisco Joined 1999

Richard has overall management responsibilities for FTV. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial technology, payments & transaction processing, and services industry. Prior to joining FTV Capital, Richard was president and CEO of Electronic Payment Services, Inc. Previously, Richard was with Montgomery Securities where he had corporate finance responsibility for the computer services sector. Prior to Montgomery, he held executive positions with First Financial Management Corp. and First Data Management Company. Richard received a BS in accounting and finance from Southwest Missouri State University and an MBA from Oklahoma City University.

Recent News

December 5, 2018
Vagaro Raises $63 Million in Growth Equity Led by FTV Capital

Dublin, CA — Vagaro, a leading cloud-based business management platform for the salon, spa and fitness industry, today announced the company has raised a $63 million growth equity round, its...

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November 13, 2018
FTV Managing Partners Brad Bernstein & Richard Garman Ranked #5 in Institutional Investor’s 2018 Fintech Finance 40

FTV's managing partners - Brad Bernstein & Richard Garman - moved up a spot to #5 in Institutional Investor's 2018 Fintech Finance 40. "The best excel through collaboration. “Capitalize on our connections,” beckons the website of FTV Capital (see No. 5–ranked Richard Garman and Brad Bernstein). FTV has been cultivating its Global Partner Network of technology innovators and industry incumbents for 20 years. In the 12 months through September, FTV arranged more than 350 of what it calls “business development introductions” for portfolio companies."

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July 16, 2018
A-LIGN Raises $54.5 Million Growth Equity Investment from FTV Capital

TAMPA, FL — July 16, 2018 — A-LIGN, a cybersecurity and compliance solutions provider that specializes in helping businesses navigate the complexities of regulatory and business-driven security and compliance needs,...

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January 15, 2018
FTV’s Richard Garman & Brad Bernstein Ranked #6 in Institutional Investor’s 2017 Fintech Finance 40

Institutional Investor ranked our managing partners, Brad Bernstein and Richard Garman, #6 in the 2017 Fintech Finance 40 for their company leadership and our firm's successful, enduring track record in the financial technology industry. "Let others get caught up in the fads, hype cycles, and volatility of technology investing. FTV Capital has been employing pretty much the same formula for nearly 20 years with remarkably steady results — better than steady, considering that it seeks out portfolio companies with at least 20 percent historical and near-term revenue growth."

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November 13, 2017
WisdomTree to Acquire $18 Billion European Exchange-Traded Commodity, Currency and Short-and-Leveraged Business From FTV Portfolio Company ETF Securities

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager, announced today that it has entered...

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March 7, 2016
CardConnect® and FinTech Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger Agreement Combining Businesses

King of Prussia and Philadelphia, Pa, March 7, 2016  — FTS Holding Corporation, the parent company of CardConnect®, LLC, a payment processing and technology solutions provider, and FinTech Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:...

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February 17, 2016
FTV Capital Leads $76 Million Investment in B2B Payments Company StoneEagle Services

StoneEagle Services (VPay®), a leading turnkey B2B payments platform, today announced a $76 million investment led by FTV Capital, a growth equity investment firm with a strong track record in...

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November 9, 2015
The 2015 Fintech Finance 35: Richard Garman and Brad Bernstein, FTV Capital

There is no single formula for fintech financing, yet many of the playbooks written over the years owe a debt to FTV Capital.

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October 13, 2015
InvestCloud Secures $45 Million Growth Equity Investment

Los Angeles – October 13, 2015 – InvestCloud, Inc, a provider of cloud-based front and middle-office solutions focused on digitizing customer experiences and internal operations for global investment advisors, today...

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