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Ben Kolada

Ben Kolada

Director & Head of US Tech Investment Banking

A former research analyst at enterprise technology analyst firm 451 Research, Ben brings a rare depth of knowledge and understanding of the US and West Coast tech markets. Borrowing from his time at 451 Research, he takes a proactive and deep sector expertise approach to uncovering and opening M&A and capital raising opportunities for his clients.

Ben's sector expertise includes AI & Data Technologies & DeepTech enterprise software, about which he publishes regular industry analysis. He is an expert in US & international M&A & fundraising and strategic business development.

Prior to ICON, Ben was an independent corporate development consultant. Before that, he was a VP at a San Francisco-based technology investment bank.

Ben holds a BA in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago.

Outside of work, Ben is an outdoor enthusiast - hiked the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim during the hottest time of the year.

US: 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.

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