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Ben Kolada Profile

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Ben Kolada

Ben Kolada

Director & Head of US Tech Investment Banking

Ben is an expert on the Data Technologies (DataTech) sector. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, he advises DataTech and enterprise software companies on US and international M&A and capital raising transactions.

Ben has over a decade of investment banking and industry analysis experience. Prior to joining ICON, he was a Vice President at San Francisco-based technology investment bank Catapult Advisors. His experience at Catapult includes advising Stringify on its sale to Comcast (IoT automation) and connecting Jinfonet with Marlin Equity-backed Logi Analytics (embedded BI consolidation). Previously, he was a research analyst at enterprise technology analyst firm 451 Research, where he covered corporate development strategies with a focus on data technologies.

He holds a BA in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago and is an advisor to the UC Davis Venture Catalyst program.

Registered Representative of and Securities Products and Investment Banking Services are offered in the United States through BA Securities, LLC. Member FINRA SIPC. ICON Corporate Finance, Kolada Corporate Finance, and BA Securities, LLC are separate, unaffiliated entities. Certain transactions may have been completed by the firm’s professionals at prior firms.