John Beckham

John Beckham
Chief Investment Officer at MicroVest Capital Management

John Beckham is the Chief Investment Officer at MicroVest Capital Management. He oversees a team of investment professionals in developing investment pipelines, investment screening, due diligence, transaction execution, and manages MicroVest’s portfolio. Prior to joining MicroVest, he served as the Managing Director for Clients of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank. He has nearly 30 years of experience in international finance.

Articles by John Beckham

  • John Beckham

    Enough Equity Financing: Why the Future of Impact Fintechs Depends on Private Debt

    Many high-profile impact-focused fintech firms have been successful in raising Series A and B equity rounds, and many believe that form of capital can serve both growth and scale goals. But it can’t, says John Beckham, Chief Investment Officer at MicroVest Capital Management. Instead, he advocates more debt financing for fintechs that have proven their models. He explores why investors should embrace private debt as a key opportunity to turn a nascent marketplace for impact fintechs into a thriving one.

    Finance, Investing, Technology
    fintech, impact investing
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