Eric Hoerdemann

Founding Partner

Eric has been an investor for 25 years leading teams that have allocated billions of dollars to asset managers. He has been at the forefront of investment technology, building extensive due diligence platforms.

During his two decade plus career he has reviewed thousands of strategies across all asset classes. A primary focus throughout Eric’s career has been identifying early-stage investment talent and building a business around them.  Eric was the first institutional capital into a number of highly successful multi-billion dollar teams. He has played an instrumental role in business development and capital raising particularly at the manager’s early lifecycle.  Eric has a professional and personal passion for technology and built manager due diligence analytical tools used at his prior firms. He also founded an online marketplace in 2000 and advises technology-oriented venture capital firms including Cambium Capital.

Most recently, for the last eight years Eric was a partner with Stride Capital, a seeding firm based in Stamford CT where he was responsible for identifying and taking strategic stakes in early-stage asset managers.  Prior to joining Stride, Eric spent seven years as Senior Portfolio Manager and leader of the small cap equity team at SEI, responsible for directing $5 billion in investments to 25 external managers.  Eric was also a rotating member of SEI’s firmwide investment committee, which oversaw over $100 billion of invested capital.  Prior to SEI, Eric spent five years at Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President responsible for over $10 billion invested in non-U.S. and global equity managers. Eric began his investment career in the asset allocation team at SEI.

Eric graduated magna cum laude from Lehigh University and is a CFA Charterholder. He lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with his wife and two children.