Robert Arditi


Stage: Growth Equity

Location: Palo Alto

Rob focuses on growth equity and buyout investments in the technology-enabled services and consumer industries. Rob’s current investments include ACL, Avetta, Bailey 44, Cority, Kendra Scott Design, PCA Skin, and TurnItIn. Rob was previously involved with Norwest’s investments in 1010data (acquired by Advance) and The Retail Equation (acquired by Appriss).

Before joining Norwest, Rob was an associate at Lake Capital, where he focused on growth equity and buyout investments in the tech-enabled services industry. He previously worked as an analyst in the Consumer & Retail Group within the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co, focusing on mergers & acquisitions advisory assignments and principal investments.

Earlier, Rob was a Senior Equity Research Associate at Raymond James & Associates where he co-launched the firm’s Homeland Security Technology practice.

Rob holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a major in management. He also has a M.S. degree in finance and a B.S. degree in finance, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Florida.

Get To Know Rob

  • What was your first job?

    I co-founded a landscaping business called Lawn Boys when I was 13.

  • Are there any causes or charities that you are passionate about?

    Rwanda Girls Initiative; Minds Matter

  • What are your interests outside of work?

    International travel, reading, family, sports

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